Oregon at Utah College Basketball Game Picks 1/31/2019
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Jon M. Huntsman Center
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The Oregon Ducks head to Jon M. Huntsman Center to take on the Utah Utes on Thursday, January 31, 2019. The opening line for this game has Utah as 1 point favorites.
Oregon comes into this game with an overall record of 12-8. They currently have a point differential of 7.1 as they are averaging 71.6 points per game while giving up 64.4 per contest. Utah has an overall record of 11-8. They are averaging 75.3 points per game and surrendering 72.8, good for a point differential of 2.5.
Valuable Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 10-10-0 against the spread this season
The Oregon Ducks are 8-12-0 against the over/under this year
Important Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 9-10-0 against the spread this season
The Utah Utes are 11-7-1 against the over/under this year
Key Oregon Ducks Injuries
01/05/19 F Abu Kigab Transferred has left team
01/04/19 C Bol Bol Foot is out for season
Key Utah Utes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Payton Pritchard comes into this game averaging 11.5 points per contest while playing 35.0 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 92%. Paul White averages 10.9 points per contest in 25.9 minutes per game. He averages 1.4 assists per game and 3.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Sedrick Barefield scores 16.2 points per contest while playing 30.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 1.9 rebounds per contest and has 3.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. Donnie Tillman averages 10.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 26.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.5 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon averages 71.6 points per contest, which is 230th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 7.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 169th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 132nd in the nation. They average 34.2 boards per contest and 14.1 assists per game, which ranks them 256th and 143rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 279th with 12.1 per game. The Ducks allow 64.4 points per contest, which is 28th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 68th and 33rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.4 rebounds a game which ranks 61st, and they allow 12.8 assists per game which puts them in 152nd place in the country. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 217th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Utah is 133rd in the nation with 75.3 points per contest this season. They are 57th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 2.5. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 33rd in the NCAA. They are 178th in D-1 in rebounding with 35.8 boards per contest and 107th in assists per game with 14.5. The Utes are 141st in turnovers per contest with 13.6. The Utes give up 72.8 points per game, which ranks them 220th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 252nd and 284th in those defensive statistics. They rank 204th with 13.4 dimes allowed per game and 24th with 31.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Utes are 5th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 10.2 per contest this year.
The Ducks have an offensive rating of 106.9, which is ranked 116th. They are 321st in college basketball in pace with 66.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 167th. As a unit they are 143rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 153rd in D-1. Oregon is 236th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions.
Utah is 84th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions. The Utes have an offensive rating of 110.9, which is ranked 52nd. They are 297th in D-1 in pace with 67.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 24th. As a unit they are 21st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 39th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Oregon/Utah college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Oregon +1
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