The Oregon State Beavers (5-1) meet the San Jose State Spartans (3-3) at Orleans Arena. The game begins at 11 p.m. ET on Wednesday, November 27, 2019.
San Jose State Spartans vs. Oregon State Beavers Free Prediction
The Spartans are hoping for a better outcome after their 91-76 loss to the Portland State Vikings in their last matchup. Portland State’s turnover percentage was their largest strength over San Jose State. The Vikings had a rate of 11.9 (better than their season average of 14.4), while the Spartans posted a mark of 21.3. Rich Washington led San Jose State in scoring with 18 points on 6-for-17 shooting.
In the Beavers’ previous matchup, they easily got past the Grambling State Tigers, 80-58. The Beavers knocked down 24 of their 30 free throws (80.0 percent) and had an offensive rebounding percentage of 34.4 (above their season average of 28.2). Kylor Kelley was the game’s top scorer with 22 points on 7-for-8 shooting from the field.
The high-octane offense of Oregon State will clash against the bottom-tier defense of San Jose State. Dating back to last season, the Beavers rank 53rd in offensive efficiency, while the Spartans are 346th in defensive efficiency. The Beavers figure to have the edge on that end of the court.
San Jose State vs. Oregon State Pick
Prediction: ATS Winner – Oregon State, O/U – Over
Oregon State ranks fourth in blocks per game (5.5) while San Jose State ranks 273rd (1.9).
The Beavers average 15.2 assists per game, which ranks 43rd in the NCAA. The Spartans rank 312th in assists allowed per game (17.7).
Oregon State ranks 87th in steals allowed per game (5.8) while San Jose State ranks 282nd (8.0).
The Beavers rank 125th in three pointers allowed per game (21.5) while the Spartans rank 318th (28.5).
Oregon State ranks 75th in rebounds allowed per game (33.2) while San Jose State ranks 253rd (36.9).