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Oregon State Beavers vs Houston Cougars 03/29/2021 NCAAB Picks, Previews & Game Analysis
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Oregon State Beavers vs Houston Cougars 03/29/2021 – The Sweet 16 NCAA games have come to an end and now only the best are all set to battle in the Elite Eight round. The March Madness 2021 predictions are flourishing online as Oregon State Beavers take on the Houston Cougars from Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. Oregon finished sixth in the Pac-12 Conference and they have taken out some of the toughest teams on the season. Houston Cougars completed their regular season after securing the second spot in the American Athletic Conference play.
Oregon State Beavers vs Houston Cougars 03/29/2021
Oregon State Beavers
The Oregon State Beavers are coming off a big victory after defeating Loyola Ramblers in their Sweet 16 round. This team tossed in 65 points and gave up just 58 in return. Ethan Thompson took the lead for his team and scored 22 points after going six for 13 with his shooting attempts. Thompson also contributed four assists. Warith Alatishe was the other notable player to score 10 points with 11 rebounds. The Beavers played an impressive game with their shooting offense.
Players to watch: E. Thompson G (GP 31 MIN 33.4 PTS 15.6 REB 3.9 AST 3.8 STL 1.2 BLK 0.4 TO 2.6 FG% 40.6 FT% 81.3), J. Lucas G (GP 31 MIN 29.4 PTS 13 REB 2.4 AST 1.2 STL 0.6 BLK 0 TO 0.9 FG% 38 FT% 89.6), W. Alatishe F (GP 31 MIN 27.3 PTS 9.5 REB 8.6 AST 1.7 STL 1.2 BLK 1.5 TO 1.6 FG% 51.1 FT% 54).
Houston Cougars sailed through with an easy victory against Syracuse Orange. The Cougars tossed in 62 points and gave up just 46 to Syracuse in their Sweet 16 round. Houston was powerful with their shooting and they had an easy chance against a weak Syracuse team. Quentin Grimes tossed in 14 points after going four for 12 with his shooting attempts. The other notable player was Justin Gorham with 13 points and 10 boards.
Players to watch: Q. Grimes G (GP 28 MIN 32.5 PTS 18 REB 6 AST 1.9 STL 1.4 BLK 0.3 TO 1.9 FG% 41.1 FT% 77.1), M. Sasser G (GP 27 MIN 31.6 PTS 13.3 REB 2.5 AST 2.3 STL 1.4 BLK 0 TO 1.3 FG% 38.1 FT% 88.5), D. Jarreau G (GP 29 MIN 27.8 PTS 10.8 REB 5.4 AST 4.3 STL 1.3 BLK 0.5 TO 2.3 FG% 44.4 FT% 71.1).
Oregon State Beavers vs Houston Cougars Betting Predictions
Oregon State Beavers
Oregon State is 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games.
Houston is 15-5 ATS in their last 20 games.
Oregon State Beavers vs Houston Cougars Betting Picks
The Beavers took out a tough team in their Sweet 16 round, but Houston has been on top right from the start of the season. The NCAA basketball odds & picks are in favor of the Cougars to win this game and cover the spread.
Moneyline: An ML of +336 is set for the Beavers and an ML of -389 is set for the Cougars.
Spread: A spread of +8.5 (-107) is out for Oregon and a spread of -8.5 (-107) is out for the Cougars.
Totals: The total will go over 131 (-107) for Oregon and the same will go under for Houston.
Score Prediction: 65-58, Cougars win.