Oregon at Baylor College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/21/2018
Friday, December 21, 2018
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The Oregon Ducks travel to Ferrell Center to play the Baylor Bears on Friday, December 21, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Baylor as 2.5 point favorites.
Oregon heads into this matchup with a mark of 8-3. They currently have a point differential of 11.1 as they are averaging 75.3 points per contest while giving up 64.2 per game. Baylor has an overall mark of 6-4. They are averaging 70.5 points per contest and giving up 63.4, which is a point differential of 7.1.
Valuable Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 6-5-0 against the spread
The Oregon Ducks are 4-7-0 against the over/under
Important Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 4-6-0 against the spread
The Baylor Bears are 2-8-0 against the over/under
Key Oregon Ducks Injuries
12/20/18 F Abu Kigab Foot is questionable Friday vs Baylor
12/20/18 C Bol Bol Foot is out indefinitely
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
No key injuries to report
Bol Bol comes into this contest averaging 21.0 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 9.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 79% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 76%. Payton Pritchard averages 13.0 points per game in 33.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.6 assists per contest and 4.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Tristan Clark averages 14.1 points per game while playing 28.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 79% and his free throw percentage is at 68%. King McClure averages 11.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.2 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon averages 75.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 161st in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 11.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 89th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 174th in the nation. They average 37.7 rebounds per game and 14.6 assists per game, which ranks them 118th and 124th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 283rd with 12.1 per game. The Ducks allow 64.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 42nd in the country. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc, ranking them 6th and 32nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.2 rebounds a game which ranks 68th and they give up 12.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 118th place in Division 1. They force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 42nd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Baylor is 271st in the country with 70.5 points per game this year. They are 223rd in Division 1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 7.1. They shoot 28% from 3-point range, which is good for 334th in the nation. They are 70th in the NCAA in rebounding with 39.0 boards per game, and 273rd in assists per contest with 12.2. The Bears are 125th in turnovers per game with 14.2. The Bears surrender 63.4 points per contest, which ranks them 31st in D-1. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 29th and 33rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 63rd with 11.2 assists allowed per contest and 97th with 33.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bears are 197th in country in forcing turnovers with 14.4 per game.
The Ducks have an offensive rating of 111.4, which is ranked 67th. They are 313th in college basketball in pace with 67.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 112th. As a unit they are 67th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 202nd in D-1. Oregon is 217th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions.
Baylor is 113th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions. The Bears are 195th in the country in offensive rating with 103.5. In terms of pace they are 291st in Division 1 with 68.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 251st. As a team they are 262nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 149th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Oregon/Baylor college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Baylor -2.5
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