Stanford vs Oregon Predictions, Expert College Basketball Picks 3/7/2020
Game: Stanford Cardinal vs Oregon Ducks
Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020
Location: Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, OR
Odds/Point Spread: Oregon -7.5
The Stanford Cardinal head to Matthew Knight Arena to take on the Oregon Ducks on Saturday, March 7, 2020. The opening line for this game has Oregon as -7.5 point favorites.
Stanford heads into this matchup with a mark of 20-10. They currently have a point differential of 8.3 as they are averaging 70.2 points per contest while giving up 61.9 per game. Oregon has an overall record of 23-7. They are averaging 75.7 points per game and surrendering 66.7, good for a point differential of 9.0.
Valuable Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 19-11-0 against the spread this season
The Stanford Cardinal are 12-17-1 against the over/under this year
Important Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 18-12-0 against the spread this season
The Oregon Ducks are 19-10-1 against the over/under this year
Key Stanford Cardinal Injuries
11/05/19 F Kodye Pugh Knee is out for season
Key Oregon Ducks Injuries
11/22/19 G Will Johnson Knee is out for season
02/28/20 G Chris Duarte Finger is out indefinitely
Oscar Da Silva comes into this game averaging 16.1 points per contest while playing 28.4 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 77%. Tyrell Terry averages 15.3 points per contest in 32.5 minutes per game. He averages 3.1 assists per game and 4.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 90%.
Payton Pritchard scores 20.2 points per contest while playing 36.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.3 rebounds per contest and has 5.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Will Richardson averages 10.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.1 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.7 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
Stanford averages 70.2 points per contest, which is 206th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 8.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 19th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 25th in the nation. They average 33.1 boards per contest and 13.0 assists per game, which ranks them 290th and 190th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 59th with 14.5 per game. The Cardinal allow 61.9 points per contest, which is 11th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 22nd and 14th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 139th, and they allow 10.2 assists per game which puts them in 23rd place in the country. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 310th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon is 57th in the nation with 75.7 points per contest this season. They are 36th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 9.0. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 6th in the NCAA. They are 160th in D-1 in rebounding with 35.5 boards per contest and 65th in assists per game with 14.5. The Ducks are 295th in turnovers per contest with 11.7. The Ducks give up 66.7 points per game, which ranks them 108th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 54th and 144th in those defensive statistics. They rank 155th with 12.2 dimes allowed per game and 120th with 33.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Ducks are 183rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per contest this year.
The Cardinal have an offensive rating of 101, which is ranked 193rd. They are 204th in college basketball in pace with 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 27th. As a unit they are 33rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 223rd in D-1. Stanford is 28th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.9 times per 100 possessions.
Oregon is 291st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions. The Ducks have an offensive rating of 111.3, which is ranked 14th. They are 316th in D-1 in pace with 66.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 28th. As a unit they are 43rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 183rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Stanford/Oregon college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Stanford +7.5
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