Arizona at Oregon College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/24/2018
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Matthew Knight Arena
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The Arizona Wildcats travel to Matthew Knight Arena to play the Oregon Ducks on Saturday, February 24, 2018. The opening line for this game has Oregon as 2 point favorites.
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Arizona comes into this game with an overall record of 22-6. They currently have a point differential of 9.8 as they are averaging 81.4 points per game while giving up 71.6 per contest. Oregon has an overall record of 18-10. They are averaging 78.4 points per game and surrendering 70.8, good for a point differential of 7.6.
Valuable Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 10-16 against the spread this season
The Arizona Wildcats are 14-12 against the over/under this year
Important Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 14-13 against the spread this season
The Oregon Ducks are 12-15 against the over/under this year
Key Arizona Wildcats Injuries
02/23/18 G Allonzo Trier Eligibility is out indefinitely
Key Oregon Ducks Injuries
No key injuries to report
DeAndre Ayton averages 19.6 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 10.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is at 74%. Dusan Ristic averages 11.9 points per game in 25.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 58% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Payton Pritchard averages 14.6 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 4.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Elijah Brown averages 13 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 95%.
Useful Team Statistics
Arizona averages 81.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 37th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9.8 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team, which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 39%, which is good for 35th in the country. They average 36.2 rebounds per game and 15.7 assists per game, which ranks them 122nd and 56th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 243rd with 12.3 per game. The Wildcats allow 71.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 159th in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 149th and 253rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 29.3 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 12.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 126th place in college basketball. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 88th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon is 70th in the country with 78.4 points per game this year. They are 105th in D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 7.6. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 191st in college basketball. They are 169th in the nation in rebounding with 35.6 boards per game, and 62nd in assists per contest with 15.5. The Ducks are 254th in turnovers per game with 12.2. The Ducks surrender 70.8 points per contest, which ranks them 137th in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 59th and 192nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 92nd with 12.3 assists allowed per contest and 52nd with 32.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Ducks are 172nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.2 per game this season.
The Wildcats are 11th in the nation in offensive rating with 116.6, and their defensive rating of 102.6 is ranked 185th. In terms of pace they are 208th in the country with 69.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% is 14th. As a team they are 11th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 292nd in Division 1. Arizona is 224th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 136th in the nation.
Oregon is 261st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 80th in Division 1. The Ducks are 107th in the nation in defensive rating with 100, and their offensive rating of 110.7 is ranked 62nd. They are 154th in D-1 in pace with 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 80th. As a unit they are 68th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 70th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Arizona/Oregon college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Oregon -2
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