Planning on watching today’s Beavers and Golden Bears game? Catch the action at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, CA, as the Golden Bears hosts this showdown at 10:00 ET on PACN. The over/under for this game is set at 138.5 points, and California is favored by -9.5 vs. Oregon State in a Pac-12 conference matchup.

OREGON STATE BEAVERS VS CALIFORNIA GOLDEN BEARS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Oregon State Beavers +9.5

This game will be played at Haas Pavilion at 10:00 ET on Thursday, February 22nd.

WHY BET THE OREGON STATE BEAVERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Golden Bears.
  • Even though we have California winning straight-up, we like Oregon State at +9.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 138.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Will Oregon State Win on the Road?

Today, Oregon State will play their 27th game of the season against California. They have a record of 11-15 this year. In away games, they have yet to win a game, going 0-7. At home, they have a record of 11-8. As Oregon State enters today’s game, their ATS record stands at 13-13. Throughout their last ten games this season, Oregon State has gone 2-3 vs. the spread.

In 26 games, Oregon State comes in with an over/under mark of 16-10-0, with their games averaging 139.9 points per game. When looking at the Beavers’ last three games, their over/under record is 1-2, with their games averaging 126 points per game.

In their most recent game, the Oregon State offense concluded with only 58 points against Oregon. Throughout the game, they made 2/18 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 41.8%. Jordan Pope is leading the team in scoring at 16.8 points per contest. Tyler Bilodeau has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 13.5 going into the game.

The Beavers’ defense is presently ranked 170th nationally, allowing an average of 71.9 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.6 threes per game vs. California. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 30.6%.

Will the Golden Bears Find a Way to Win at Home?

The California Golden Bears come into today’s game against Oregon State with a season record of 11-15. On the road, they have a record of 3-8, while they are 8-7 overall. Against the spread, California comes into today’s game with a record of 13-11-2. Looking at their performance in the last five games, they are 3-1-1 vs. the spread.

After 26 games, California has an over/under record of 16-10-0, with their games averaging a combined 151.2 points per game so far. Looking at the Golden Bears’ last three games, their over/under record is 2-1 with their games averaging 144 points per game.

In their latest game, California’s offense looked good, scoring 82 points against Washington. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 45.5% and made 15/20 free throws. The team’s top scorer is Jaylon Tyson, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 20.3, while Fardaws Aimaq also maintains a PPG average of 14.7 leading up to the game.

At present, the Golden Bears’ defense is nationally ranked 275th, allowing 76.3 points per game. In their previous game vs. Washington, the Huskies finished with a field goal percentage of 44% and a total of 80 points vs. California.