Oregon State Beavers vs Utah Utes Odds
Huntsman Center features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Utah Utes and the visiting Oregon State Beavers in college hoops action on Thursday.
Utah will face the 13-16 Beavers, who own a 12-11-2 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Utes are 11-11 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Beavers are 9-14 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 126 (Utes) and the No. 133 (Beavers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 70-68 result in favor of the Beavers has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Utah's No. 269-ranked offense, averaging 63.6 PPG, against a Beavers defense that ranks No. 269 at 70.5 PPG. The Utes field goal percentage has averaged 43.9% so far, less than the Beavers marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.9% per game.
Defensively, Oregon State features the nation's No. 270-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.4 points per game. Utah, meanwhile, comes in at No. 275 nationally in scoring at home.
Oregon State was an 85-75 loser in its last match on the road against Oregon. They earned a push of the 10-point spread as underdogs. Roberto Nelson chucked in a team-high 31 points for Oregon State on Thursday, but they still came up short in losing 85-75 at Matthew Knight Arena.
Utah lost its last outing, an 84-66 result against Stanford on March 3. They failed to cover in that game as a 11.5-point underdog. Jarred DuBois scored 22 points in a futile effort to lead the Utes to a win (they lost 84-66 to Stanford at Maples Pavilion on Sunday).
Oregon State Beavers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Colorado are 6-1
After playing Oregon are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
Utah Utes Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Oregon are 2-4
After playing Stanford are 1-3
After a loss are 3-7
A few Beavers at Utes trends to consider:
Oregon State is 5-1-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oregon State's last 7 games on the road
Oregon State is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Utah is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
Utah is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Oregon State
Utah is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
Oregon State at Colorado, Saturday, March 9
Utah home to Oregon, Saturday, March 9