Arizona State Sun Devils at Oregon State Beavers Betting Odds

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The Arizona State Sun Devils (19-8, 7-8 Pac-12) will travel to Gill Coliseum to clash against the Oregon State Beavers (13-14, 5-10 Pac-12) in their home finale. Action gets underway at 8 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 24, 2018, and it can be seen on ESPNU.

Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Oregon State Beavers Betting Preview

In the Sun Devils’ last game, they were beaten by the Oregon Ducks, 75-68. Arizona State’s Shannon Evans II had a good performance, leading both teams in scoring with 25 points on 6-for-15 shooting. Oregon held the Sun Devils to an offensive rebounding percentage of 15.2 (below their season average of 29.3). Arizona State, meanwhile, held the Ducks to an effective field goal percentage of 0.444 (below their season average of 0.539).

The Beavers are hoping for a better outcome after their 75-65 loss to the No. 14 Arizona Wildcats in their last game. Ethan Thompson was the top scorer from either team with 20 points on 7-for-14 shooting. Arizona’s 36.4 offensive rebounding percentage was their biggest advantage over Oregon State, who had a rate of 25.7. The Wildcats’ mark was above their season average of 32.7, while the Beavers’ was below their season average of 31.8.

This has potential to be a sloppy game for the offense of Oregon State. Oregon State ranks 261st in the NCAA in ball protection (turnover percentage of 19.9 percent), while the ball-hawking defense of Arizona State forces the 88th-most turnovers in the NCAA (20.4 percent). Additionally, the Sun Devils rank eighth in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.309), while the Beavers rank 302nd in opponents’ FTA rate (0.282).

Drew Eubanks has taken his game to another level over the last five games for Oregon State, averaging 14.2 points, 9.0 rebounds and 3.2 blocks per game.

These teams have already met once this season. The Sun Devils won 77-75. The Sun Devils dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had a superb free throw rate of 0.281 and a turnover percentage of 15.3. For those same stats, the Beavers were 0.092 and 16.9, respectively. In the victory, Evans II led all scorers with 22 points.

Arizona State Sun Devils at Oregon State Beavers Odds Prediction

Free College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Oregon State, ATS Winner – Oregon State, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • The Beavers rank 65th in blocks per game (4.0) while the Sun Devils rank 139th in blocks allowed per game (3.8).
  • Oregon State ranks 177th in rebounds per game (34.8) while Arizona State ranks 219th in rebounds allowed per game (36.4).
  • Arizona State ranks 64th in three pointers attempted per game (24.5) while Oregon State ranks 270th (18.0).
  • The Beavers rank 72nd in assists allowed per game (12.2) while the Sun Devils rank 231st (15.2).
  • Arizona State ranks 32nd in steals allowed per game (5.2) while Oregon State ranks 125th (6.4).

Betting Trends:

  • The Beavers average margin of victory in their last five games has been 1.0, down from 2.6 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Sun Devils have scored an average of 78.8 points per game (5.0 below their season average) and allowed an average of 77.4 points per game (2.5 above their season average).