Oregon at Utah Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 3/14/2019
Thursday, March 14, 2019
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The Oregon Ducks travel to T-Mobile Arena to play the Utah Utes on Thursday, March 14, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Oregon as 4 point favorites.
Oregon heads into this matchup with a mark of 19-12. They currently have a point differential of 7.1 as they are averaging 70.4 points per contest while giving up 63.3 per game. Utah has an overall record of 17-13. They are averaging 76.3 points per game and surrendering 74.8, good for a point differential of 1.5.
Valuable Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 17-15-0 against the spread
The Oregon Ducks are 10-21-0 against the over/under
Important Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 15-15-0 against the spread
The Utah Utes are 19-10-1 against the over/under
Key Oregon Ducks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Utah Utes Injuries
03/11/19 F Jayce Johnson Ankle is questionable Thursday vs Oregon
Paul White averages 10.5 points per game in 26.1 minutes per contest. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%. Payton Pritchard comes into this contest averaging 12.1 points per game while playing 35.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Timmy Allen averages 12.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.0 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is 72%. Sedrick Barefield averages 17.2 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per contest. He grabs 2.1 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Ducks allow 63.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 32nd and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 62nd, and they give up 12.1 assists per contest which puts them in 98th place in the NCAA. They force 14.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 252nd in the nation. Oregon averages 70.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 237th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 7.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 147th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 199th in D-1. They average 34.4 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per contest, which ranks them 229th and 165th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 276th with 11.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Utes surrender 74.8 points per contest, which ranks them 260th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 293rd and 266th in those defensive statistics. They rank 166th with 12.9 assists allowed per contest, and 52nd with 32.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Utes are 5th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 10.0 per game. Utah is 82nd in the country with 76.3 points per game this year. They are 57th in the D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 1.5. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 35th in the nation. They are 188th in the country in rebounding with 35.3 boards per game and 97th in assists per contest with 14.4. The Utes are 146th in turnovers per game with 13.2.
The Ducks have an offensive rating of 105.9, which is ranked 131st. They are 315th in college basketball in pace with 66.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 139th. As a unit they are 150th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 139th in D-1. Oregon is 221st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions.
Utah is 119th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions. The Utes have an offensive rating of 111.7, which is ranked 35th. They are 245th in D-1 in pace with 68.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 24th. As a unit they are 26th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shot attempts, ranking 19th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Oregon/Utah college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Utah +4
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