The Marist Red Foxes (0-5) and the Oregon State Beavers (2-3) square off in the AdvoCare Invitational at HP Field House. The Over/Under (O/U) for the game has been set at 147.5 points with Oregon State opening as a 10.5-point favorite. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. ET on Sunday, November 26, 2017, and it can be seen on ESPN 3.
Oregon State Beavers vs. Marist Red Foxes Betting Preview
In the Beavers last outing, they were beaten by the Long Beach State 49ers, 74-69. With 24 points on 10-for-18 shooting, Stephen Thompson Jr. was the games leading scorer. Long Beach State had a free throw rate of 0.364 (above their season average of 0.247). Oregon State, on the other hand, had an offensive rebounding percentage of 41.5 (above their season average of 29.8).
The Red Foxes are hoping for a better outcome after their 84-59 loss to the Nebraska Cornhuskers in their last contest. Aleksandar Dozic was Marist’s high scorer with nine points on 3-for-6 shooting. Nebraska had a turnover percentage of 11.2 (better than their season average of 15.3). Marist, meanwhile, did a fantastic job of converting from the charity stripe (11-15; 73.3 percent).
The aggressive Marist offense might be living from the charity stripe in this showdown. The Red Foxes rank 82nd in the nation with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.274, while Oregon State ranks 292nd in FTA rate allowed (0.283) since last season.
Of Oregon State’s 5 games, three have finished over the O/U total, while 1 of Marist’s 2 games have finished over the projected point total. The Beavers have the clear advantage straight up (SU) (2-3 vs. 0-5), but both teams have similar against the spread (ATS) records. Oregon State is 1-4 ATS, while Marist is 1-1 ATS.
Oregon State Beavers vs. Marist Red Foxes ATS Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Oregon State, ATS Winner – Marist, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Beavers rank 188th in assists allowed per game (13.5) while the Red Foxes rank 276th (15.3).
- Oregon State ranks 206th in steals per game (5.6) while Marist ranks 280th (4.6).
- Marist ranks 92nd in three pointers attempted per game (23.0) while Oregon State ranks 261st (18.7).
- The Beavers rank 101st in blocks per game (3.8) while the Red Foxes rank 234th (2.5).
- Oregon State ranks 179th in rebounds allowed per game (35.2) while Marist ranks 294th (38.5).