San Diego Toreros visit Oregon State Beavers in college basketball clash
San Diego Toreros vs Oregon State Beavers Odds
The Oregon State Beavers will be trying to slam the San Diego Toreros on Saturday when the teams tip off at MGM Grand Garden Arena in college betting action.
MGM Grand Garden Arena is the location for this game, which makes it a neutral-site matchup.
The Beavers sit at 8-2 (3-3-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Toreros are currently 6-6 (4-5 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Oregon State is 2-3 OU, and San Diego is 1-2 OU.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Oregon State Beavers as 8-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 227-rated San Diego taking on the No. 179-rated Beavers in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 79-72 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. 39-rated offensive output, at 77.7 PPG. The visiting Toreros defense ranks No. 117 allowing on average 63.2 PPG. The Beavers FG% has averaged 46.1% so far, more than the Toreros marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.8% per game.
Defensively, San Diego features the nation's No. 39-rated defense on the road, allowing 61 points per game. Oregon State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 66 nationally in scoring at home.
San Diego was a 72-56 loser in their most recent outing on the road against San Diego State. They failed to cover the 15-point spread as underdogs. The Toreros got 16 points from Ken Rancifer, but it was San Diego State that prevailed in a 72-56 final on Saturday at Viejas Arena.
Oregon State was a 69-53 winner in their most recent outing at home against Howard. Eric Moreland scored 14 points leading the Beavers to a 69-53 victory over Howard at Gill Coliseum on Wednesday.
San Diego Toreros Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
After playing San Diego State are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
Oregon State Beavers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Towson are 0-1
After playing Howard are 3-2
After a win are 6-4
A few Toreros at Beavers trends to consider:
Oregon State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
San Diego home to James Madison, Sunday, December 23
Oregon State home to Towson, Saturday, December 29