Omaha at Oregon College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/8/2018
Saturday, December 8, 2018
Matthew Knight Arena
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The Omaha Mavericks travel to Matthew Knight Arena to play the Oregon Ducks on Saturday, December 8, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Oregon as 19 point favorites.
Omaha heads into this matchup with a mark of 3-6. They currently have a point differential of -2.9 as they are averaging 74.8 points per contest while giving up 77.7 per game. Oregon has an overall mark of 4-3. They are averaging 77.4 points per contest and giving up 67.4, which is a point differential of 10.0.
Valuable Omaha Mavericks Betting Trends
The Omaha Mavericks are 3-5-0 against the spread
The Omaha Mavericks are 3-5-0 against the over/under
Important Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 3-4-0 against the spread
The Oregon Ducks are 3-4-0 against the over/under
Key Omaha Mavericks Injuries
11/26/18 G Zach Thornhill Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Key Oregon Ducks Injuries
11/06/18 F Louis King Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Zach Jackson comes into this contest averaging 19.2 points per game while playing 31.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 78%. JT Gibson averages 13.3 points per game in 32.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 2.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Bol Bol averages 21.6 points per game while playing 30.0 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 9.6 rebounds per game and has 0.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is at 76%. Payton Pritchard averages 13.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 4.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Useful Team Statistics
Omaha averages 74.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 174th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -2.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 151st. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 95th in the nation. They average 30.1 rebounds per game and 12.0 assists per game, which ranks them 339th and 275th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 226th with 13.0 per game. The Mavericks allow 77.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 288th in the country. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 327th and 243rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 208th and they give up 15.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 321st place in Division 1. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 278th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon is 128th in the country with 77.4 points per game this year. They are 135th in Division 1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 10.0. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 180th in the nation. They are 95th in the NCAA in rebounding with 38.7 boards per game, and 88th in assists per contest with 15.3. The Ducks are 255th in turnovers per game with 12.4. The Ducks surrender 67.4 points per contest, which ranks them 89th in D-1. Their defense allows a 35% shooting percentage and a 26% average from 3-point range, ranking them 2nd and 14th in those defensive statistics. They rank 161st with 12.9 assists allowed per contest and 259th with 37.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Ducks are 53rd in country in forcing turnovers with 11.9 per game.
The Mavericks are 234th in the nation in offensive rating with 101.5. In terms of pace they are 84th in the country with 73.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 140th. As a team they are 174th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 161st in Division 1. Omaha is 204th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions.
Oregon is 221st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions. The Ducks are 95th in the country in offensive rating with 109.7. In terms of pace they are 204th in Division 1 with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 149th. As a team they are 79th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 208th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Omaha/Oregon college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Oregon -19
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