Oregon State at Stanford: 2/27/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Stanford Cardinal (14-10) vs Oregon State Beavers (12-11)
Game Info: Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 6:30 pm (Maples Pavilion)
Betting Odds: Stanford Cardinal -7 -- Over/Under: 134.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Oregon State Beavers and Stanford Cardinal face off on Saturday in a college basketball showdown at Maples Pavillion.
The Oregon State Beavers come into this game with a 12-11 record overall and they have won two of their last three games. In the last game against Cal the defense was strong giving up 57 points and that was enough to win by two points. Oregon State’s offense has been inconsistent and that has let them down. Oregon State on the season is averaging 67.8 points per game while their defense is giving up 68.9 points per game. Ethan Thomspon has been the star of the show for the Beavers averaging 16 points while shooting 41.8 percent from the field.
On the other side of this matchup is the Stanford Cardinal who sit with a 14-10 record overall but they have lost two games in a row. In the last game against Oregon the offense scored 68 points and that was enough to keep it competitive, but they lost by three points. Stanford on the season is averaging 71.7 points per game while their defense is giving up 68.8 points per game. Stanford is shooting 47.7 percent from the field and 32.2 percent from behind the three point line. Oscar da Silva has been the best player for Stanford averaging 18.8 points while shooting 59 percent from the ifield and and 30.2 percent from deep.
Oregon State is 15-5-1 against the spread in their last 21 games played on Saturday. The over is 6-2 in Oregon State’s last eight games played on Saturday. The over is 11-4-1 in Stanford’s last 16 games overall. The over is 7-1 in the last eight meetings played between the two teams in Stanford. The road team is 7-2 in the last nine meetings played between the two teams.
Stanford is the better team, but this isn’t a team that has been dominant and Oregon State is going to find a way to keep it close. Look for the Beavers defense to have enough success to come away with a win and a cover of the spread .