Arizona vs Oregon College Basketball Game Picks 1/9/2020
Game: Arizona Wildcats vs Oregon Ducks
Date: Thursday, January 9, 2020
Location: Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, OR
TV: ESPN, ESPN2
Odds/Point Spread: Oregon -3
The Arizona Wildcats head to Matthew Knight Arena to take on the Oregon Ducks on Thursday, January 9, 2020. The opening line for this game has Oregon as 3 point favorites.
Arizona heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-3. They currently have a point differential of 19.1 as they are averaging 83.1 points per contest while giving up 64.0 per game. Oregon has an overall record of 12-3. They are averaging 78.5 points per game and surrendering 66.4, good for a point differential of 12.1.
Valuable Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 7-7-0 against the spread this season
The Arizona Wildcats are 6-8-0 against the over/under this year
Important Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 11-4-0 against the spread this season
The Oregon Ducks are 10-4-1 against the over/under this year
Key Arizona Wildcats Injuries
11/22/19 G Devonaire Doutrive Dismissed is out indefinitely
11/05/19 G Brandon Williams Knee is out for season
Key Oregon Ducks Injuries
11/22/19 G Will Johnson Knee is out for season
Zeke Nnaji comes into this game averaging 16.6 points per contest while playing 28.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 8.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 80%. Nico Mannion averages 14.4 points per contest in 30.1 minutes per game. He averages 6.3 assists per game and 1.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Payton Pritchard scores 18.7 points per contest while playing 34.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.4 rebounds per contest and has 5.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 74%. Chris Duarte averages 12.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 27.1 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.1 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
Arizona averages 83.1 points per contest, which is 8th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 19.1 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a unit, which has them ranked 9th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 44th in the nation. They average 38.1 boards per contest and 17.1 assists per game, which ranks them 98th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 312th with 11.9 per game. The Wildcats allow 64.0 points per contest, which is 70th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 37% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 12th and 90th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 116th, and they allow 11.6 assists per game which puts them in 109th place in the country. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 277th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon is 41st in the nation with 78.5 points per contest this season. They are 11th in the country in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 12.1. They shoot 40% from beyond the arc, which is good for 8th in the NCAA. They are 126th in D-1 in rebounding with 37.3 boards per contest and 64th in assists per game with 15.1. The Ducks are 273rd in turnovers per contest with 12.4. The Ducks give up 66.4 points per game, which ranks them 121st in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 37th and 72nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 121st with 11.7 dimes allowed per game and 118th with 33.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Ducks are 88th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per contest this year.
The Wildcats are 4th in the nation in offensive rating with 114. In terms of pace they are 66th in the country with 72.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 25th. As a team they are 11th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 276th in Division 1. Arizona is 319th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions.
Oregon is 269th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions. The Ducks have an offensive rating of 113.5, which is ranked 7th. They are 280th in D-1 in pace with 68 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 14th. As a unit they are 23rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 233rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Arizona/Oregon college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Arizona +3
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