Oregon State Beavers take on Boilermakers in NCAA basketball test
Oregon State Beavers vs Purdue Boilermakers Odds
Oregon State pays a visit to Purdue on Friday, hoping to send the Boilermakers to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Madison Square Garden.
The game is being played at Madison Square Garden, which makes it technically a neutral site match.
The Boilermakers currently sports a 1-2 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 1-2 ATS. The Beavers are 2-1 and 1-1-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Boilermakers produce a 2-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Beavers have gone 0-2 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 220-rated Oregon State taking on the No. 120-rated Boilermakers in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 82-79 win for the Beavers on Friday.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Beavers rank No. 82 in NCAA Division 1 with 41 per game. That compares with Purdue’s No. 25 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Purdue is college basketball's No. 245-ranked team at 4.7 per game, while the Beavers rate No. 138 with 6.7 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Oregon State owns the country's No. 1-rated mark, allowing 0 points per game on the highway. Purdue, on the other hand, rates No. 139 in scoring at home.
Oregon State lost its last outing, a 65-62 result against Alabama on November 15. They failed to cover in that game as a 2-point underdog. Oregon State suffered a 65-62 loss against Alabama on Thursday, getting 21 points from Devon Collier in a losing effort at Madison Square Garden.
Purdue was an 89-81 loser in their most recent outing at home against Villanova. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as favorites. Purdue suffered an 89-81 loss against Villanova on Thursday, getting 16 points from D.J. Byrd in a losing effort at Madison Square Garden.
Oregon State home to Montana State, Sunday, November 25
Purdue home to UNC Wilmington, Wednesday, November 21