USC vs Oregon predictions 1/23/20 College Basketball Picks & Tips
Game: USC Trojans vs Oregon Ducks
Date: Thursday, January 23, 2020
Location: Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, OR
Odds/Point Spread: Oregon -9.5
The USC Trojans travel to Matthew Knight Arena to play the Oregon Ducks on Thursday, January 23, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Oregon as 9.5 point favorites.
USC comes into this game with an overall record of 15-3. They currently have a point differential of 6.6 as they are averaging 74.0 points per game while giving up 67.4 per contest. Oregon has an overall record of 15-4. They are averaging 76.6 points per game and surrendering 66.9, good for a point differential of 9.7.
Valuable USC Trojans Betting Trends
The USC Trojans are 10-8-0 against the spread
The USC Trojans are 6-11-1 against the over/under
Important Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 12-7-0 against the spread
The Oregon Ducks are 12-6-1 against the over/under
Key USC Trojans Injuries
12/16/19 G Charles O'Bannon Jr. Personal has left the program
Key Oregon Ducks Injuries
11/22/19 G Will Johnson Knee is out for season
Onyeka Okongwu comes into this contest averaging 16.9 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 70%. Jonah Mathews averages 12.8 points per game in 30.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 2.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Payton Pritchard averages 19.5 points per game while playing 35.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per game and has 5.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Chris Duarte averages 12.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
USC averages 74.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 112th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 6.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 161st. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 78th in the nation. They average 40.4 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per game, which ranks them 23rd and 51st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 46th with 15.2 per game. The Trojans allow 67.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 140th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 36th and 178th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.9 rebounds a game which ranks 164th and they give up 12.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 155th place in Division 1. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 160th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon is 62nd in the country with 76.6 points per game this year. They are 26th in Division 1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 9.7. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 20th in the nation. They are 119th in the NCAA in rebounding with 37.1 boards per game, and 81st in assists per contest with 14.6. The Ducks are 281st in turnovers per game with 12.2. The Ducks surrender 66.9 points per contest, which ranks them 123rd in D-1. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 39th and 99th in those defensive statistics. They rank 97th with 11.6 assists allowed per contest and 132nd with 34.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Ducks are 99th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.7 per game.
The Trojans have an offensive rating of 101.3, which is ranked 180th. They are 59th in college basketball in pace with 72.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 191st. As a unit they are 182nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 291st in D-1. USC is 88th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.9 times per 100 possessions.
Oregon is 276th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions. The Ducks have an offensive rating of 111.3, which is ranked 12th. They are 302nd in D-1 in pace with 67 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 27th. As a unit they are 47th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 208th in the country.
Who will win tonight's USC/Oregon college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Oregon -9.5
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