Utah Utes vs Oregon Ducks Predictions, Free College Basketball Picks, Tips 2/16/2020
Game: Utah Utes vs Oregon Ducks
Date: Sunday, February 16, 2020
Location: Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, OR
Odds/Point Spread: Oregon -12.5
The Utah Utes head to Matthew Knight Arena to take on the Oregon Ducks on Sunday, February 16, 2020. The opening line for this game has Oregon as 12.5 point favorites.
Utah heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-10. They currently have a point differential of 2.0 as they are averaging 71.5 points per contest while giving up 69.5 per game. Oregon has an overall mark of 19-6. They are averaging 75.5 points per contest and giving up 67.2, which is a point differential of 8.3.
Valuable Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 13-11-0 against the spread this season
The Utah Utes are 10-14-0 against the over/under this year
Important Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 14-11-0 against the spread this season
The Oregon Ducks are 15-9-1 against the over/under this year
Key Utah Utes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Oregon Ducks Injuries
11/22/19 G Will Johnson Knee is out for season
02/15/20 F Francis Okoro Personal is questionable Sunday vs Utah U
02/15/20 C N'Faly Dante Knee is questionable Sunday vs Utah U
Timmy Allen comes into this game averaging 17.9 points per contest while playing 35.0 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 75%. Both Gach averages 10.5 points per contest in 29.6 minutes per game. He averages 2.7 assists per game and 3.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% for the season while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Payton Pritchard scores 19.3 points per contest while playing 36.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.5 rebounds per contest and has 6.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 78%. Chris Duarte averages 14.0 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.1 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.5 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
Utah averages 71.5 points per contest, which is 170th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 2.0 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 131st. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 212th in the nation. They average 36.8 boards per contest and 14.2 assists per game, which ranks them 115th and 99th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 161st with 13.4 per game. The Utes allow 69.5 points per contest, which is 181st in the NCAA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 196th and 284th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 111th, and they allow 13.4 assists per game which puts them in 238th place in the country. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 98th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon is 72nd in the nation with 75.5 points per contest this season. They are 44th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 8.3. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 16th in the NCAA. They are 151st in D-1 in rebounding with 35.9 boards per contest and 84th in assists per game with 14.3. The Ducks are 273rd in turnovers per contest with 12.2. The Ducks give up 67.2 points per game, which ranks them 124th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 47th and 124th in those defensive statistics. They rank 143rd with 12.1 dimes allowed per game and 133rd with 34.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Ducks are 173rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per contest this year.
The Utes are 141st in the nation in offensive rating with 103.2. In terms of pace they are 240th in the country with 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 129th. As a team they are 103rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 138th in Division 1. Utah is 134th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions.
Oregon is 275th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions. The Ducks have an offensive rating of 109.7, which is ranked 28th. They are 298th in D-1 in pace with 66.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 42nd. As a unit they are 63rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 210th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Utah/Oregon college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Utah +12.5
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