UCLA vs Oregon predictions 1/26/20 College Basketball Picks & Tips
Game: UCLA Bruins vs Oregon Ducks
Date: Sunday, January 26, 2020
Location: Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, OR
Odds/Point Spread: Oregon -13.5
The UCLA Bruins head to Matthew Knight Arena to take on the Oregon Ducks on Sunday, January 26, 2020. The opening line for this game has Oregon as 13.5 point favorites.
UCLA comes into this game with an overall record of 10-9. They currently have a point differential of 2.3 as they are averaging 69.2 points per game while giving up 66.9 per contest. Oregon has an overall mark of 16-4. They are averaging 76.7 points per contest and giving up 67.1, which is a point differential of 9.7.
Valuable UCLA Bruins Betting Trends
The UCLA Bruins are 9-10-0 against the spread this season
The UCLA Bruins are 8-9-2 against the over/under this year
Important Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 12-8-0 against the spread this season
The Oregon Ducks are 13-6-1 against the over/under this year
Key UCLA Bruins Injuries
11/22/19 F Kenneth Nwuba Redshirt is out for season
01/22/20 F Shareef O'Neal Left Team is out for season
Key Oregon Ducks Injuries
11/22/19 G Will Johnson Knee is out for season
01/25/20 C N'Faly Dante Knee is questionable Sunday vs UCLA
Chris Smith comes into this game averaging 12.5 points per contest while playing 26.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is 85%. Jalen Hill averages 9.6 points per contest in 24.6 minutes per game. He averages 1.5 assists per game and 7.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% for the season while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Payton Pritchard scores 19.8 points per contest while playing 36.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.3 rebounds per contest and has 5.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 78%. Chris Duarte averages 13.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.7 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
UCLA averages 69.2 points per contest, which is 239th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 2.3 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 208th. From 3-point territory they shoot 30%, which is good for 312th in the nation. They average 37.9 boards per contest and 13.2 assists per game, which ranks them 86th and 176th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 200th with 13.2 per game. The Bruins allow 66.9 points per contest, which is 119th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 186th and 324th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 30.9 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd, and they allow 10.4 assists per game which puts them in 37th place in the country. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 134th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon is 61st in the nation with 76.7 points per contest this season. They are 33rd in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 9.7. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 21st in the NCAA. They are 110th in D-1 in rebounding with 37.3 boards per contest and 73rd in assists per game with 14.7. The Ducks are 285th in turnovers per contest with 12.2. The Ducks give up 67.1 points per game, which ranks them 122nd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 32nd and 95th in those defensive statistics. They rank 90th with 11.5 dimes allowed per game and 150th with 34.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Ducks are 121st in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.0 per contest this year.
The Bruins have an offensive rating of 102.8, which is ranked 153rd. They are 306th in college basketball in pace with 66.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 265th. As a unit they are 252nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 299th in D-1. UCLA is 192nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions.
Oregon is 284th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions. The Ducks have an offensive rating of 110.8, which is ranked 16th. They are 307th in D-1 in pace with 66.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 39th. As a unit they are 55th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 217th in the country.
Who will win tonight's UCLA/Oregon college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take UCLA +13.5
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