Oregon vs Arizona State Predictions, Expert College Basketball Picks 2/20/2020
Game: Oregon Ducks vs Arizona State Sun Devils
Date: Thursday, February 20, 2020
Location: Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, AZ
TV: ESPN, ESPN2
Odds/Point Spread: Arizona State +1
The Oregon Ducks head to Wells Fargo Arena to take on the Arizona State Sun Devils on Thursday, February 20, 2020. The opening line for this game has Oregon as 1 point favorites.
Oregon comes into this game with an overall record of 20-6. They currently have a point differential of 8.7 as they are averaging 75.7 points per game while giving up 67.0 per contest. Arizona State has an overall record of 17-8. They are averaging 73.5 points per game and surrendering 69.2, good for a point differential of 4.4.
Valuable Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 15-11-0 against the spread this season
The Oregon Ducks are 16-9-1 against the over/under this year
Important Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 13-12-0 against the spread this season
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 11-14-0 against the over/under this year
Key Oregon Ducks Injuries
11/22/19 G Will Johnson Knee is out for season
02/19/20 C N'Faly Dante Knee is questionable Thursday vs Arizona State
02/19/20 F Chandler Lawson Facial is questionable Thursday vs Arizona State
Key Arizona State Sun Devils Injuries
02/19/20 F Khalid Thomas Suspension is questionable Thursday vs Oregon
02/13/20 F Taeshon Cherry Foot is out indefinitely
01/15/20 F Andre Allen Hip is out indefinitely
Payton Pritchard comes into this game averaging 19.5 points per contest while playing 36.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 79%. Chris Duarte averages 13.4 points per contest in 30.0 minutes per game. He averages 1.6 assists per game and 5.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Remy Martin scores 19.6 points per contest while playing 33.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.3 rebounds per contest and has 4.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 76%. Alonzo Verge Jr. averages 14.0 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 26.1 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.6 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon averages 75.7 points per contest, which is 65th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 8.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 38th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 10th in the nation. They average 35.5 boards per contest and 14.5 assists per game, which ranks them 170th and 74th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 279th with 12.0 per game. The Ducks allow 67.0 points per contest, which is 115th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 49th and 123rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 123rd, and they allow 12.1 assists per game which puts them in 148th place in the country. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 180th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Arizona State is 115th in the nation with 73.5 points per contest this season. They are 223rd in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 4.4. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 241st in the NCAA. They are 117th in D-1 in rebounding with 36.6 boards per contest and 322nd in assists per game with 10.9. The Sun Devils are 166th in turnovers per contest with 13.4. The Sun Devils give up 69.2 points per game, which ranks them 171st in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 150th and 144th in those defensive statistics. They rank 149th with 12.1 dimes allowed per game and 297th with 37.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Sun Devils are 326th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 16.3 per contest this year.
The Ducks are 19th in the nation in offensive rating with 110.4. In terms of pace they are 303rd in the country with 66.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 33rd. As a team they are 48th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 199th in Division 1. Oregon is 272nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions.
Arizona State is 226th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions. The Sun Devils are 221st in the country in offensive rating with 99.4. In terms of pace they are 26th in Division 1 with 74 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 243rd. As a team they are 249th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 226th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Oregon/Arizona State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Oregon -1
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