Oregon at Virginia College Basketball Game Picks 3/28/2019
Thursday, March 28, 2019
KFC Yum! Center
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The Oregon Ducks head to KFC Yum! Center to take on the Virginia Cavaliers on Thursday in the Sweet 16. The opening line for this game has Virginia as 7 point favorites.
Oregon heads into this matchup with a mark of 25-12. They currently have a point differential of 8.1 as they are averaging 70.6 points per contest while giving up 62.5 per game. Virginia has an overall record of 31-3. They are averaging 71.6 points per game and surrendering 55.0, good for a point differential of 16.6.
Valuable Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 22-15-0 against the spread this season
The Oregon Ducks are 10-21-0 against the over/under this year
Important Virginia Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Virginia Cavaliers are 24-10-0 against the spread this season
The Virginia Cavaliers are 14-16-0 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 Virginia Cavaliers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Payton Pritchard comes into this game averaging 13.0 points per contest while playing 35.4 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is 85%. Louis King averages 13.4 points per contest in 30.4 minutes per game. He averages 1.3 assists per game and 5.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%.
De'Andre Hunter scores 15.2 points per contest while playing 31.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.0 rebounds per contest and has 2.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Kyle Guy averages 15.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 34.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.4 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon averages 70.6 points per contest, which is 236th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 8.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 129th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 135th in the nation. They average 34.5 boards per contest and 13.3 assists per game, which ranks them 227th and 182nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 287th with 11.6 per game. The Ducks allow 62.5 points per contest, which is 12th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 18th and 6th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.9 rebounds a game which ranks 74th, and they allow 11.6 assists per game which puts them in 65th place in the country. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 251st in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Virginia is 205th in the nation with 71.6 points per contest this season. They are 25th in the country in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 16.6. They shoot 40% from beyond the arc, which is good for 5th in the NCAA. They are 213th in D-1 in rebounding with 34.8 boards per contest and 101st in assists per game with 14.3. The Cavaliers are 350th in turnovers per contest with 9.1. The Cavaliers give up 55.0 points per game, which ranks them 1st in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 4th and 1st in those defensive statistics. They rank 2nd with 8.8 dimes allowed per game and 6th with 29.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Cavaliers are 27th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.0 per contest this year.
The Ducks have an offensive rating of 106.7, which is ranked 111th. They are 325th in college basketball in pace with 65.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 124th. As a unit they are 125th 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 237th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions.
Virginia is 339th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions. The Cavaliers have an offensive rating of 116.7, which is ranked 4th. They are 351st in D-1 in pace with 61.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 18th. As a unit they are 18th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 166th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Oregon/Virginia college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Oregon +7
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