Boise State at Oregon College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/15/2018
Saturday, December 15, 2018
Matthew Knight Arena
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The Boise State Broncos head to Matthew Knight Arena to take on the Oregon Ducks on Saturday, December 15, 2018. The opening line for this game has Oregon as 13 point favorites.
Boise State heads into this matchup with a mark of 4-5. They currently have a point differential of 4.3 as they are averaging 72.7 points per contest while giving up 68.3 per game. Oregon has an overall record of 6-3. They are averaging 76.8 points per game and surrendering 65.3, good for a point differential of 11.4.
Valuable Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 2-6-0 against the spread this season
The Boise State Broncos are 2-6-0 against the over/under this year
Important Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 5-4-0 against the spread this season
The Oregon Ducks are 3-6-0 against the over/under this year
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
12/14/18 G Pat Dembley Suspension Served missed last game, is probable Saturday vs Oregon
12/11/18 G Cam Christon Transferred is out for season
11/09/18 C Robin Jorch Shoulder is out for season
Key Oregon Ducks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Roderick Williams comes into this game averaging 15.9 points per contest while playing 26.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is 61%. Justinian Jessup averages 13.1 points per contest in 33.4 minutes per game. He averages 3.1 assists per game and 4.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Bol Bol scores 21.0 points per contest while playing 29.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 9.6 rebounds per contest and has 1.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is at 76%. Payton Pritchard averages 12.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 33.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.1 rebounds per game and has 5.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Useful Team Statistics
Boise State averages 72.7 points per contest, which is 226th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 4.3 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 57th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 177th in the nation. They average 34.3 boards per contest and 11.9 assists per game, which ranks them 267th and 280th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 160th with 13.6 per game. The Broncos allow 68.3 points per contest, which is 108th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 198th and 238th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 30.7 rebounds a game which ranks 32nd, and they allow 12.0 assists per game which puts them in 113th place in the country. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 71st in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon is 129th in the nation with 76.8 points per contest this season. They are 99th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 11.4. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 128th in the NCAA. They are 112th in D-1 in rebounding with 38.0 boards per contest and 78th in assists per game with 15.4. The Ducks are 295th in turnovers per contest with 11.8. The Ducks give up 65.3 points per game, which ranks them 55th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 36% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 5th and 19th in those defensive statistics. They rank 181st with 13.0 dimes allowed per game and 121st with 33.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Ducks are 54th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.9 per contest this year.
The Broncos have an offensive rating of 105.7, which is ranked 161st. They are 272nd in college basketball in pace with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 77th. As a unit they are 88th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 181st in D-1. Boise State is 101st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions.
Oregon is 251st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions. The Ducks are 59th in the country in offensive rating with 112.2. In terms of pace they are 282nd in Division 1 with 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 115th. As a team they are 59th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 222nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Boise State/Oregon college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Boise State +13
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