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Utah Utes vs Oregon State Beavers Betting Matchup Report

Oregon State BeaversUtah Utes
March 7, 9:00 PM | Huntsman Center

Oregon State Beavers vs Utah Utes Odds

13-16TEAM RECORD11-17

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.

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Betting Line:
Utah opened as 1-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

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

Next up:
Oregon State at Colorado, Saturday, March 9
Utah home to Oregon, Saturday, March 9