The Oregon State Beavers (2-0) go head-to-head with the Oklahoma Sooners (2-0) at Moda Center at the Rose Quarter. The game will air on ESPN2 at 11 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 12, 2019.
The game’s Over/Under (O/U) opened at 143 points with Oklahoma set as a 1-point favorite.
Oklahoma Sooners vs. Oregon State Beavers ATS Prediction
In the Sooners’ last matchup, they topped the Minnesota Golden Gophers, 71-62. The Sooners had a much better free throw rate (0.283 vs. 0.063) and had a better turnover percentage (11.4 vs. 16.0). Oklahoma was led by Brady Manek, who was the top scorer from either team with 17 points on 6-for-12 shooting.
The Beavers beat the Iowa State Cyclones in their last contest, 80-74. The Beavers had a better free throw rate (0.169 vs. 0.103) and had a much better effective field goal percentage (0.593 vs. 0.493). Tres Tinkle was the top scorer from either team with 27 points on 10-for-16 shooting from the field.
Since the 2018-19 season, a focal point for the Oregon State offense has been to get to and convert from the free throw line. The Beavers rank 44th in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.272), but Oklahoma has been among the best in the country at keeping opponents away from the charity stripe (ranking second by yielding a FTA rate of 0.153).
Oklahoma Sooners vs. Oregon State Beavers ATS Pick
Prediction: Oregon State, O/U – Over
Oregon State ranks 68th in rebounds allowed per game (33.0) while Oklahoma ranks 267th (37.1).
The Beavers rank fifth in blocks per game (5.4) while the Sooners rank 185th in blocks allowed per game (3.6).
Oregon State ranks 109th in three pointers allowed per game (21.4) while Oklahoma ranks 277th (25.7).
The Beavers rank 43rd in assists per game (15.3) while the Sooners rank 211th (12.6).
Oregon State averages 6.0 steals per game, which ranks 172nd in the nation. Oklahoma ranks 187th in steals allowed per game (6.6).