The UTSA Roadrunners (4-6) and the Oregon State Beavers (8-1) face off at Toyota Center. Action starts at 5:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, December 18, 2019.
Oregon State Beavers vs. UTSA Roadrunners ATS Preview
The Beavers had no trouble getting past the UAPB Golden Lions in their last contest, 80-46. Tres Tinkle was the game’s leading scorer with 26 points on 8-for-12 shooting. Oregon State played a flawless game. They had an absurd free throw rate of 0.585 (above their season average of 0.255) and an effective field goal percentage of 0.683 (above their season average of 0.560). UAPB was 0.128 and 0.426, respectively, for those same stats.
In the Roadrunners’ last matchup, they thoroughly outplayed the Texas-Permian Basin Falcons, 98-55. With 28 points on 11-for-24 shooting, Jhivvan Jackson was the game’s high scorer. UTSA dominated every facet of the game. They had a free throw rate of 0.219 (above their season average of 0.198) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 31.8 (above their season average of 28.0). For those same stats, Texas-Permian Basin was 0.074 and 18.8, respectively.
This game should be a showdown of conflicting paces. Since last season, UTSA has preferred an up-and-down style of play (37th in possessions per game), while Oregon State has been more methodical (231st in possessions per game).
Oregon State Beavers vs. UTSA Roadrunners Betting Prediction
Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Oregon State, ATS Winner – Oregon State, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
Oregon State ranks second in blocks per game (5.7) while UTSA ranks 137th (2.6).