Towson Tigers vs Oregon State Beavers Odds
A key college battle sees the visiting Towson Tigers travelling to Oregon State Saturday to take on the Beavers.
The Tigers will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 3-3 ATS against the number this season, while the Beavers are 3-4-1 ATS. Towson is 1-2 on the totals; Oregon State is 3-3.
Bettors looking to go with the Beavers in this one found them listed as 15.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Tigers was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 82-rated Towson taking on the No. 187-rated Beavers in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 78-67 win for the Beavers on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Oregon State has the nation's No. 25-rated offensive output, at 78.5 PPG. The visiting Tigers defense ranks No. 114 allowing on average 63.2 PPG. The Beavers FG% has averaged 47.1% so far, more than the Tigers marksmen have achieved on the year, 42% per game.
Defensively, Towson features the nation's No. 98-rated defense on the road, allowing 65.8 points per game. Oregon State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 54 nationally in scoring at home.
Towson lost its last outing, a 64-61 result against Coppin State on December 19. Towson suffered a 64-61 loss against Coppin State on Wednesday, getting 16 points from Marcus Damas in a losing effort at Towson Center.
Oregon State was an 86-79 winner in their most recent outing at home against San Diego. They failed to cover the 7.5-point spread as favorites. Eric Moreland scored 20 points and helped out with 11 rebounds for Oregon State on Saturday, leading the Beavers to an 86-79 victory over San Diego at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Towson Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing UNC Wilmington are 3-7
After playing Coppin State are 1-4
After a loss are 3-7
Oregon State Beavers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Texas-Pan American are 1-1
After playing San Diego are 1-1
After a win are 7-3
A few Tigers at Beavers trends to consider:
Towson is 2-23 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Oregon State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Oregon State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Towson at UNC Wilmington, Wednesday, January 2
Oregon State home to Texas-Pan American, Monday, December 31