Oregon at Boise State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/29/2018
Saturday, December 29, 2018
Taco Bell Arena
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The Oregon Ducks travel to Taco Bell Arena to play the Boise State Broncos on Saturday, December 29, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Oregon as 2.5 point favorites.
Oregon comes into this game with an overall record of 8-4. They currently have a point differential of 9.3 as they are averaging 72.9 points per game while giving up 63.6 per contest. Boise State has an overall record of 5-7. They are averaging 71.7 points per game and surrendering 68.5, good for a point differential of 3.2.
Valuable Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 6-6-0 against the spread
The Oregon Ducks are 4-8-0 against the over/under
Important Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 4-7-0 against the spread
The Boise State Broncos are 4-7-0 against the over/under
Key Oregon Ducks Injuries
12/27/18 F Abu Kigab Foot is downgraded to out Saturday vs Boise State
12/26/18 F Kenny Wooten Jaw is out indefinitely
12/20/18 C Bol Bol Foot is out indefinitely
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
12/11/18 G Cam Christon Transferred is out for season
11/09/18 C Robin Jorch Shoulder is out for season
Payton Pritchard averages 13.1 points per game in 34.3 minutes per contest. He averages 4.5 assists per contest and 3.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%. Victor Bailey Jr. comes into this contest averaging 8.8 points per game while playing 21.8 minutes per night. He pulls down 2.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is at 95%.
Justinian Jessup averages 12.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.2 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 72%. Roderick Williams averages 15.2 points per game while playing 25.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 6.9 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is at 63%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Ducks allow 63.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 35th in Division 1. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc, ranking them 9th and 29th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.3 rebounds a game which ranks 68th, and they give up 12.3 assists per contest which puts them in 127th place in the NCAA. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 57th in the nation. Oregon averages 72.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 216th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 9.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 104th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 154th in D-1. They average 36.1 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per contest, which ranks them 189th and 143rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 254th with 12.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Broncos surrender 68.5 points per contest, which ranks them 113th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 213th and 218th in those defensive statistics. They rank 84th with 11.6 assists allowed per contest, and 19th with 30.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Broncos are 34th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.6 per game. Boise State is 241st in the country with 71.7 points per game this year. They are 68th in the D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 3.2. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 139th in the nation. They are 306th in the country in rebounding with 33.1 boards per game and 302nd in assists per contest with 11.5. The Broncos are 212th in turnovers per game with 13.0.
The Ducks have an offensive rating of 109.1, which is ranked 94th. They are 326th in college basketball in pace with 66.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 121st. As a unit they are 80th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 200th in D-1. Oregon is 178th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions.
Boise State is 127th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions. The Broncos are 140th in the country in offensive rating with 106.4. In terms of pace they are 315th in Division 1 with 67.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 82nd. As a team they are 90th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 197th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Oregon/Boise State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Boise State +2.5
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