Arizona vs. Oregon State - 1/11/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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Deandre Ayton had his 12th double-double of the season to help Arizona throw off some early struggles and beat Oregon State 62-53 Thursday at McKale Center.

11-ranked Arizona State Sun Devils, 76-72, on Thursday night, dropping ASU to 1-3 inside of Pac-12 Conference play.

It was the first time the Ducks (12-5, 2-2 Pac-12) have beaten a Top 15 team on the road since 2007 when it won at Arizona.

In the Beavers' last contest, they defeated the Oregon Ducks, 76-64. They also assisted on 17 of their 28 made field goals, a 60.7 percent assist rate. One of the biggest criticisms from his coach will lilkey be that he picked up a technical during a brief exchange with Dusan Ristic late in the second half. They were 15-17 (88.2 percent), while the Wildcats were 14-17 (82.4 percent).

Five players are averaging at least 10.3 points per game for Arizona, they are: Tra Holder (21.4), Evans II (16.9), Kodi Justice (13.7), Romello White (12.8) and Remy Martin (10.3) per game.

Oregon State had a 22-21 lead at halftime. Of the Beavers' 14 games that accepted bets, eight have finished under the total.

Washington is seventh nationally at 12-4 after going 9-22 a year ago. The Wildcats are hoping to get there this season.

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Allerik Freeman finished with 14 points for the short-handed Wolfpack (12-5, 2-2 Atlantic Coast Conference), who blew almost all of a 12-point lead with less than 90 seconds remaining but held on to claim their second home win over a Top 25 opponent in six nights after knocking off then-No.

At home, Arizona is 3-4-1 ATS with 4 overs and 4 unders.

On the season, OR basketball averages 81.6 points, 38.4 rebounds and 15.3 assists per game.

The Sun Devils had 13 total rebounds at the half and OR had 10 alone on the offensive glass, good for a total of 20.

Oregon State last faced UCLA in the water on October 24, 2015, in a tri-meet alongside UC Santa Barbara.

The Wildcats rank 44th in blocks per game (4.6) while the Beavers rank 61st (4.2).

OR forward M.J. Cage (4) battles with Arizona State forward De'Quon Lake (35) for a rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, in Tempe, Ariz. In 29 minutes, he collected 18 points, 1 assist, 1 steal and 3 threes with 1 turnover. The under is 5-1 in the Wildcats' last six home games and the over is 5-1 in their last six versus the Pac-12.

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