Missouri State Bears vs. Oregon State Beavers Free Prediction

Daniel GimenezArticles, Basketball, College Basketball

The Missouri State Bears (3-4) will travel to Gill Coliseum to clash with the Oregon State Beavers (5-1). The game can be seen on Pac-12 Network at 7 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 1, 2018.

Missouri State Bears vs. Oregon State Beavers Betting Odds

In their last matchup, the Beavers won a close one over the Long Beach State 49ers, 75-72, while the Bears were blown out by the Air Force Falcons, 88-69.

The Beavers had a turnover percentage of 10.6 (better than their season average of 15.8) and held the 49ers to an effective field goal percentage of 0.415 (below their season average of 0.472). Missouri State, on the other hand, did an excellent job of making free throws (18-23; 78.3 percent). Ethan Thompson had a good performance for Oregon State with 18 points and seven rebounds. Missouri State, meanwhile, rallied around Tulio Da Silva, who finished with 22 points.

Half-court execution will be of utmost importance when a pair of the NCAA’s slowest-paced teams face off. Oregon State ranks 282nd in possessions per game (67.7) and Missouri State is 309th (67.1) since last season.

Missouri State Bears at Oregon State Beavers ATS Pick

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

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Oregon State ranks 120th in steals per game (6.5) while Missouri State ranks 272nd (5.0).
  • The Beavers rank 89th in assists per game (14.7) while the Bears rank 94th in assists allowed per game (12.4).
  • The Bears rank 200th in three pointers attempted per game (21.2) while the Beavers rank 289th (18.4).
  • Missouri State averages 4.1 blocks per game, which ranks 63rd in the NCAA. Oregon State ranks 136th in blocks allowed per game (3.3).