The Oregon State Beavers (7-9, 1-4 Pac-12) hope to snap a three-game losing streak when hosting the Arizona Wildcats (14-2, 3-2 Pac-12) at 11:00 PM ET on Thursday, January 12, 2023 at Gill Coliseum.
Thursday’s matchup between the Wildcats and the Beavers features the Wildcats as massive 15.5-point favorites. The over/under is 144 points for the game.
Arizona vs. Oregon State Odds
Point Spread for Arizona vs. Oregon State
The spread for this matchup is set at 15.5 points, with sportsbooks listing Arizona as the favorite.
Arizona vs. Oregon State Moneyline
As for the moneyline, Arizona has -1624 odds to pick up the win, while Oregon State is listed at +917 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 144 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Thursday, January 12, 2023
- Game Time: 11:00 PM ET
- Location: Corvallis, Oregon
- Arena: Gill Coliseum
Arizona vs. Oregon State Betting Trends
Arizona is 6-9-1 against the spread this year. The Wildcats have been chosen as favorites in 15 games this year and have walked away with the win 13 times (86.7%) in those games. Arizona’s games this year have hit the over on seven of 15 set point totals.
Oregon State is 6-8-1 against the spread this season. The Beavers have won 12.5% of the games this season they were the moneyline underdog (1-7). Oregon State’s games this year have gone over the point total five times in 15 opportunities (33.3%).
Arizona vs. Oregon State Key Players to Watch
Azuolas Tubelis posts 20.6 points and 9.1 rebounds per contest — both team highs. He is also averaging 2.1 assists, shooting 57.4% from the field. Oumar Ballo is putting up 16.8 points, 1.3 assists and 8.9 rebounds per contest. Pelle Larsson posts 10.4 points, 5.1 rebounds and 3.3 assists per contest, shooting 40.7% from the field. Kerr Kriisa averages a team-leading 5.7 assists per contest. He is also averaging 11.2 points and 2.6 rebounds, shooting 39.4% from the field and 37.3% from downtown with 2.4 made 3-pointers per game.
Glenn Taylor Jr. is averaging 11.4 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.5 assists per contest, making 44.7% of his shots from the field. Dzmitry Ryuny is putting up a team-leading 5.4 rebounds per contest. And he is producing 6.3 points and 1.3 assists, making 46.3% of his shots from the floor and 40.9% from beyond the arc, with 1.1 triples per contest. Dexter Akanno is averaging 9.9 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game, making 38.5% of his shots from the floor and 25.7% from beyond the arc, with 1.1 triples per contest.
What you need to know about the Arizona Wildcats
The Wildcats are ceding 72.5 points per game this year (268th-ranked in college basketball), but they’ve really thrived on offense, averaging 85.8 points per contest (fourth-best). Arizona ranks fourth-best in college basketball by averaging 38.1 boards per game. In terms of rebounds allowed, it ranks 121st in college basketball (30.1 allowed per contest).
Arizona is draining 7.8 three-pointers per game (146th-ranked in college basketball) this season, while sporting a 34.5% three-point percentage (164th-ranked). This season, the Wildcats are ceding 8.4 threes per game (305th-ranked in college basketball) and are allowing opponents to shoot 32.7% (156th-ranked) from beyond the arc.
The Wildcats have gone 8-2 over their past 10 contests, with a 4-5-1 record against the spread during that span. Three of Arizona’s last 10 outings have hit the over. In its last 10 games, Arizona has been racking up 78.8 points per contest, an average that’s much lower than the 85.8 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 season. Arizona has been more stingy on the defensive side of the ball as of late, allowing 68.8 points per game over its past 10 contests compared to the 72.5 points per game its opponents average in the 2022-23 season.
What you need to know about the Oregon State Beavers
In 2022-23, the Beavers are 15th-worst in the nation on offense (63.7 points scored per game) and 101st on defense (66.3 points conceded). At 29.6 rebounds per game and 31.1 rebounds conceded, Oregon State is 304th and 180th in the country, respectively.
The Beavers average 67.9 points per game at home, and 57.2 away. Oregon State makes 5.8 3-pointers per game and shoots 32.5% from beyond the arc, ranking 320th and 252nd, respectively, in college basketball. The Beavers give up 6.5 3-pointers per game and concede 31.3% from beyond the arc, ranking 106th and 93rd, respectively, in the country.
The Beavers have a 4-6 record against the spread while going 4-6 overall over their last 10 games. Three of Oregon State’s last 10 contests have hit the over. Oregon State is posting 61.8 points per game over its last 10 games, which is 1.9 fewer points than its average for the season (63.7). The Beavers have fared worse defensively in their last 10 games, allowing 66.7 points per contest, 0.4 more points their than season average of 66.3.
Arizona vs. Oregon State Prediction & Pick
Our pick to win this matchup is Arizona, and we expect that Oregon State will cover the spread (Arizona -15.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 144 points.
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