Oregon at Arizona NCAA Basketball Picks 1/17/2019
Thursday, January 17, 2019
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The Oregon Ducks travel to McKale Center to play the Arizona Wildcats on Thursday, January 17, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Arizona as 4.5 point favorites.
Oregon comes into this game with an overall record of 10-6. They currently have a point differential of 8.6 as they are averaging 73.4 points per game while giving up 64.8 per contest. Arizona has an overall record of 13-4. They are averaging 74.8 points per game and surrendering 66.1, good for a point differential of 8.7.
Valuable Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 8-8-0 against the spread
The Oregon Ducks are 7-9-0 against the over/under
Important Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 9-7-1 against the spread
The Arizona Wildcats are 8-8-1 against the over/under
Key Oregon Ducks Injuries
12/26/18 F Kenny Wooten Jaw is out indefinitely
01/05/19 F Abu Kigab Transferred has left team
01/04/19 C Bol Bol Foot is out for season
Key Arizona Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Payton Pritchard averages 11.7 points per game in 35.1 minutes per contest. He averages 4.6 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 90%. Paul White comes into this contest averaging 10.4 points per game while playing 26.3 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Chase Jeter averages 13.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 26.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.4 rebounds per contest and 0.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 64% and his free throw percentage is 67%. Brandon Randolph averages 16.3 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 0.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Ducks allow 64.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 34th in Division 1. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc, ranking them 24th and 22nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 87th, and they give up 12.3 assists per contest which puts them in 110th place in the NCAA. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 165th in the nation. Oregon averages 73.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 192nd in the country. Their average scoring margin is 8.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 146th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 156th in D-1. They average 35.3 rebounds per game and 14.2 assists per contest, which ranks them 214th and 143rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 289th with 12.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats surrender 66.1 points per contest, which ranks them 47th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 145th and 40th in those defensive statistics. They rank 26th with 10.4 assists allowed per contest, and 129th with 33.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wildcats are 283rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.4 per game. Arizona is 158th in the country with 74.8 points per game this year. They are 140th in the D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 8.7. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 185th in the nation. They are 240th in the country in rebounding with 34.8 boards per game and 251st in assists per contest with 12.6. The Wildcats are 309th in turnovers per game with 11.6.
The Ducks have an offensive rating of 107.9, which is ranked 100th. They are 299th in college basketball in pace with 67.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 154th. As a unit they are 120th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 170th in D-1. Oregon is 254th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions.
Arizona is 299th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 106.2, which is ranked 133rd. They are 200th in D-1 in pace with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 171st. As a unit they are 138th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 244th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Oregon/Arizona college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Arizona -4.5
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