NCAA hoops odds preview - Oregon State vs. DePaul
|Oregon State Beavers||DePaul Blue Demons|
|3-1||December 01, 2013, 04:00 | Allstate Arena||3-3|
A key college battle sees the visiting Oregon State Beavers travelling to DePaul Sunday to take on the Blue Demons.
The Beavers will try to spoil to the party on Sunday; they are 2-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Blue Demons are 2-3 ATS. Oregon State is 2-1 on the totals; DePaul is 2-3.
View Oregon State Beavers vs DePaul Blue Demons Odds and Stats.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the DePaul Blue Demons as -1.5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 280-ranked Blue Demons and the No. 227-rated Beavers in this matchup.
DePaul lost its last outing, a 77-59 result against Texas on November 26. They failed to cover in that game as a 4.5-point underdog. Cleveland Melvin scored 15 points in a futile effort to lead the Blue Demons to a win (they lost 77-59 to Texas at Sprint Center on Tuesday).
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature DePaul's No. 183-rated squad against Oregon State's No. 171-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, DePaul rates No. 79 in the country with 7.17 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 207 nationally with 4.75 per match.
Oregon State home to Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Saturday, December 7th
DePaul at Arizona State, Friday, December 6th