Florida A&M Rattlers vs Oregon Ducks Prediction, 12/9/2020 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Florida A&M Rattlers vs Oregon Ducks
Date: Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Location: Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, OR
TV: Pac 12 Network
Odds/Point Spread: Florida A&M (+25.5)
Matthew Knight Arena is the site where and the Oregon Ducks (2-1) will take on the Florida A&M Rattlers (0-2) on Wednesday. Florida A&M opens this contest as 25.5-point dogs. The total opens at 135.5.
Florida A&M comes into this game with a mark of 0-2 for the campaign. The Rattlers are connecting on 25.0% on 3-pointers (8 of 32) and 57.7% from the free throw line. They are averaging 65.5 points per contest (237th in the country) while hitting 49.5% from the floor. They are giving up possession 17.0 times per contest and as a basketball team are committing 17.0 fouls per game. As a team, Florida A&M is pulling down 26.5 boards per contest and has tallied 21 assists for the year, which ranks 274th in the country in terms of passing the rock. On the defensive end, the Rattlers are able to force 19.0 turnovers per contest while drawing 17.5 fouls. The Rattlers defensively are giving up a FG percentage of 52.2% (59 of 113) and they surrender 33.0 rebounds per contest as a group. They rank 109th in Division 1 in allowing assists to their opponents with 36 conceded on the season. They give up 25.6% from 3-point land while they are 211th in college basketball in points per game allowed (75.0).
The Florida A&M Rattlers played the Georgia Bulldogs and ended up losing by a score of 85-75 in their last game. Florida A&M wrapped up the game having earned a 52.5% field goal percentage (31 of 59) and knocked down 2 of their 13 shots from downtown. When they shot from the free throw line, the Rattlers knocked down 11 of 17 shots for a percentage of 64.7%. With respect to grabbing boards, they earned a total of 26 with 7 of them being offensive. They also recorded 13 assists for this game while having 8 steals and 2 rejections. Pertaining to defending, Florida A&M allowed the other team to go 52.5% from the field on 31 out of 59. Georgia recorded 20 dimes and 8 steals for this contest. In addition, the Bulldogs grabbed 34 rebounds (13 offensive, 21 defensive) and added 2 blocked shots. Georgia finished shooting 76.9% from the free throw line by making 20 of their 26 shots. They also converted 5 of 22 tries from distance.
MJ Randolph is someone who saw a lot of action in the matchup. He ended up finishing with 21 points on 9 of 13 shooting. He was on the court for 38 mins and collected 9 rebounds. Randolph finished shooting 69.2% from the floor and also distributed 3 assists. Another guy that came through in this matchup for the Rattlers was Kamron Reaves. He had 3 boards and also tallied 2 dimes. He ended up shooting 41.7% from the field in this contest by hitting 5-of-12 (14 points). When all was said and done, Reaves played for 34 min.
Oregon has a record of 2-1 so far this season. In terms of offensive execution, the Ducks are connecting on 46.2% from the field, which ranks 166th in the nation. Oregon has 227 pts on the campaign (75.7 per game) and they pull down 40.7 boards per game. They are getting an assist 14.3 times per contest (128th in D-1) and they turn it over 12.7 times per game. The Ducks have committed 15.3 personal fouls per game while shooting 67.3% from the free throw line. The Ducks on the defensive side of the court are 136th in college basketball in points per game surrendered with 68.3. The Oregon defense concedes 34.6% on shots from distance (28 of 81) and their opposition makes 70.5% of their free throw attempts. They allow 14.7 dimes and 29.7 rebounds every game, ranking them 219th and 29th in the country. They are forcing their opponents into 11.7 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 42.0% from the field (149th in D-1).
When they last stepped on the court, the Oregon Ducks got the victory with a final of 69-52 when they played the Eastern Washington Eagles. The Ducks recorded 36 defensive rebounds and 7 offensive boards for a total of 43 in the game. They also rejected 5 tries while getting 5 steals for the matchup. The Eagles were called for 10 fouls for the contest which got the Ducks to the free throw line for a total of 8 shots. They were able to make 5 of them for a percentage of 62.5%. Concerning shooting from downtown, Oregon knocked down 8 out of their 21 attempts (38.1%). In all, the Ducks finished 28 out of 63 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 44.4%. The Ducks allowed the Eagles to convert 19 out of 57 tries from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 33.3% in this matchup. They shot 19.2% from distance by shooting 5 of 26 and finished the contest at 9 out of 15 at the free throw line (60.0%). Concerning rebounding, Oregon permitted Eastern Washington to collect 29 in all (2 on the offensive glass).
Eric Williams ended up being a major contributor for the Ducks in this contest. He made 6 out of 10 in this game for a field goal rate of 60.0%, which had him sitting at 17 points. Williams pulled down 10 boards in his 30 minutes and accumulated 2 dimes for this contest. Someone else who was a determining factor for Oregon was Eugene Omoruyi. He was able to score 18 points in 31 minutes on the hardwood via 8 of 18 from the floor for this contest. Omoruyi ended the game having shot 44.4% from the floor as well as earning 2 assists and 4 boards.
Who will win tonight's college basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Oregon (-25.5)
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