Washington State Cougars visit Oregon State Beavers in college basketball clash
|Washington State Cougars||Oregon State Beavers|
|9-16||February 20, 2014, 09:00 | Gill Coliseum||13-11|
The Oregon State Beavers will try to cover the spread at Gill Coliseum on Thursday when they get a visit from the Washington State Cougars in NCAA basketball action.
The Beavers currently sports a 13-11 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 9-11-1 ATS. The Cougars are 9-16 and 9-12 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Beavers produce a 10-10-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Cougars have gone 10-11 against the number.
The Cougars were listed as 9.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including BetDSI.
It's a betting matchup between the No. 174-rated Beavers and the No. 306-ranked Cougars, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.
Washington State was a 69-56 loser in their most recent outing at home against Stanford. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as underdogs. Washington State got 14 points from Que Johnson but lost anyway, 69-56, to Stanford on Saturday at Friel Court.
Oregon State lost its last outing, a 93-83 result against Oregon on February 16. They failed to cover in that game as a 9.5-point underdog. Oregon State suffered a 93-83 loss against Oregon on Sunday, getting 18 points from Roberto Nelson in a losing effort at Matthew Knight Arena.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Cougars is ranked No. 216 in NCAA hoops at 32.72 per game. Contrast that with Oregon State’s No. 167 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Oregon State is the No. 161-ranked team in the country at 5.75 per game, while Washington State rates No. 36 at 7.76 per game.
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