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Oregon State vs Stanford Pick & Preview: Thursday, January 19th Betting Odds

Beavers vs Cardinal Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Oregon State Beavers at Stanford Cardinal
  • Where: Stanford at Maples Pavilion
  • Date: Thursday, January 19th
  • Betting Odds: Oregon State +10.5, OREGST +440 | STAN -625 O/U 132.0

Beavers Preview:

Oregon State will be looking to pick up a win in today’s game vs Stanford in order to snap their current 5 game losing streak. On the road, the Beavers will be playing their 8th game of the season, having gone 0-8. So far, the Beavers have been the underdog 10 times, going 1-9 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +10.5 underdogs on the spread.

Oregon State will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Jordan Pope who is averaging 12.22 points per game for the Beavers. Pope is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Beavers’ offensive game plan is the play of Glenn Taylor Jr. who has hit 44.4% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 11.61 points per game.

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Offensive production has been hard to come by for Oregon State this season, as they are currently ranked 296th in college basketball at 68.3 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Beavers’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 31.9%, placing them 371st in the NCAA.

Cardinal Preview:

Heading into today’s matchup vs Oregon State, the Stanford Cardinal will be taking the floor for the 18th time this season and have an overall record of 5-12. So far this season, Stanford has played 10 games at home, sitting with a record of 5-5. The Cardinal’s are sitting with a betting line that is -10.5 points in their favor. For the season, Stanford has been favored to win in 8 games, sitting with a mark of 5-3.

Stanford will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Spencer Jones who is averaging 12.44 points per game for the Cardinal. Jones is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Cardinal’s offensive game plan is the play of Mike Jones who has hit 38.3% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 9.59 points per game.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for Stanford this season, as they are currently ranked 348th in college basketball at 66.4 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Cardinal’s 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 33.9%, placing them 262nd in the NCAA.

Free Spread Prediction: Oregon State Beavers +10.5

The Stanford Cardinal will tip off their matchup over Oregon State Beavers as the strong favorites to pick up the win with a point spread sitting at -10.5. Our analysis like’s Stanford’s chances to pull home with an easy win and cover the spread. When looking at how each team likes to play, both Stanford and Oregon State are near the NCAA average in possessions per game. We like how this scenario favors Stanford, as throughout the game their superior talent should come through in an easy win. Although the Cardinal don’t have a great track record vs the spread as the betting favorite, going 2-3 (last 5), we like their chances to come home with the ATS win.

 


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