Portland State at Oregon College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/13/2017
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Matthew Knight Arena
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The Portland State Vikings travel to Matthew Knight Arena to play the Oregon Ducks on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. The opening line for this game has Oregon as 13.5 point favorites.
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Portland State comes into this game with an overall record of 8-2. They currently have a point differential of 14.8 as they are averaging 91.1 points per game while giving up 76.3 per contest. Oregon has an overall mark of 7-3. They are averaging 85.0 points per contest and giving up 69.4, which is a point differential of 15.6.
Valuable Portland State Vikings Betting Trends
The Portland State Vikings are 8-0 against the spread this season
The Portland State Vikings are 5-2 against the over/under this year
Important Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 4-5 against the spread this season
The Oregon Ducks are 6-3 against the over/under this year
Key Portland State Vikings Injuries
12/12/17 F Brendan Rumel Hip is "?" Wednesday vs Oregon
12/12/17 C Traylin Farris Ankle is "?" Wednesday vs Oregon
12/08/17 F Braxton Tucker Knee is out indefinitely
Key Oregon Ducks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Deontae North averages 19.2 points per game while playing 28 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is at 70%. Bryce Canda averages 16.4 points per game in 34.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 6.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 40%.
Payton Pritchard averages 15.8 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 4.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. Elijah Brown averages 12.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 3.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
Portland State averages 91.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 7th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 14.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 117th. Behind the arc they shoot 39%, which is good for 63rd in the country. They average 38.3 rebounds per game and 18.0 assists per game, which ranks them 93rd and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 220th with 13.1 per game. The Vikings allow 76.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 260th in Division 1. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 249th and 114th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 40.1 rebounds a game which ranks 324th and they give up 14.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 270th place in college basketball. They force 22.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 350th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon is 32nd in the country with 85.0 points per game this year. They are 89th in D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 15.6. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 137th in college basketball. They are 62nd in the nation in rebounding with 39.5 boards per game, and 75th in assists per contest with 16.0. The Ducks are 209th in turnovers per game with 13.2. The Ducks surrender 69.4 points per contest, which ranks them 119th in the country. Their defense allows a 38% shooting percentage and a 28% average from 3-point range, ranking them 21st and 15th in those defensive statistics. They rank 8th with 9.3 assists allowed per contest and 57th with 31.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Ducks are 148th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per game this season.
The Vikings are 86th in the country in defensive rating with 94.8, and their offensive rating of 113.2 is ranked 59th. They are 5th in college basketball in pace with 80.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 104th. As a unit they are 128th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 156th in D-1. Portland State is 322nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 24.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 207th in the country.
Oregon is 243rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 43%, which is 18th in Division 1. The Ducks are 65th in the nation in defensive rating with 93, and their offensive rating of 113.9 is ranked 53rd. They are 74th in D-1 in pace with 73.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 69th. As a unit they are 45th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 70th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Portland State/Oregon college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Oregon -13.5
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