Washington State at Oregon State 1/24/19 - NCAAB Picks & Predictions
The Washington State Cougars visit Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Oregon on Thursday for a Pac-12 tilt against the Oregon State Beavers. Washington State fell to 8-10 on the season following its 78-66 at home against Stanford. The Cougars were led by CJ Elleby with 18 points and nine boards, while Ahmed Ali scored 14. Robert Franks scored 12 and pulled down six boards, but scored 10 points below his average.
Oregon State is 11-6 on the season following its 82-71 loss to Arizona on Saturday. The Beavers were led by Tres Tinkle with 25 points and Ethan Thompson with 17. Oregon State shot just 4 for 17 from downtown.
Robert Franks leads Washington State in scoring and rebounding with averages of 21.5 points and 7.8 rebounds per game. CJ Elleby is second in scoring and second in rebounding with averages of 15.8 points and 7.0 rebounds per game. Viont’e Daniels leads the Cougars in assists with an average of 3.4 per game. Washington State is shooting 45.9% from the field and 35.3% from 3-point territory.
Tres Tinkle leads the Beavers in scoring, rebounds and assists with averages of 20.4 points, 8.4 rebounds and 4.4 assists per game. Stephen Thompson Jr. is the second leading scorer for the Beavers with an average of 14.8 points per game. Oregon State is shooting 46.6% from the field and 32.2% from 3-point territory.
Washington State has not seen much success against the Beavers failing to cover 7 of the last 9 meetings with Oregon State. The Cougars have covered just 1 of the last 6 overall and 1 of the last 5 in Pac-12 action, while the Beavers have covered 5 of the last 6 overall and 8 of the last 10 in Pac-12 play. Final Score Prediction, Oregon State Beavers win and cover ATS 82-65.