Arizona State Sun Devils vs Oregon Ducks Prediction, 12/5/2021 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Arizona State Sun Devils vs Oregon Ducks
Date: Sunday, December 5, 2021
Location: Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, OR
The Arizona State Sun Devils (2-6) are hitting the road to Matthew Knight Arena on Sunday where they will try to defeat the Oregon Ducks (5-3).
The Arizona State Sun Devils took the court against Washington State and took a loss by a score of 51-29 in their last game. When talking about personal fouls, the Sun Devils finished with 16 while Washington State finished the game with 13 personal fouls. They knocked down 7 out of their 24 attempts from long range. Washington State ended up going 57.1% when shooting free throws by knocking down 8 of their 14 shots. On top of that, Washington State snagged 49 rebounds (14 offensive, 35 defensive), but didn't record a block for the team. Washington State recorded 8 assists and had 4 steals for the game. In the matter of defense, Arizona State let their opponent shoot 30.5% from the floor on 18 of 59 shooting. They also doled out 6 assists in the game in addition to forcing 14 turnovers and getting 5 steals. In the matter of grabbing rebounds, they compiled a total of 29 with 3 of them being of the offensive variety. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Sun Devils buried 2 of 8 shots for a rate of 25.0%. Arizona State ended the contest with a 21.1% FG percentage (12 out of 57) and made 3 out of their 26 shots from 3-point land.
DJ Horne is a player who played a role for the matchup. He finished the game at 38.5% from the field and also earned 1 assist. He was on the hardwood for 35 minutes played and collected 1 rebound. He recorded 12 points on 5 of 13 shooting.
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Arizona State comes into this matchup with a record of 2-6 for the season. They average 63.9 pts per contest (312th in the country) while shooting 39.5% from the floor. The Sun Devils are hitting 29.9% on shots from beyond the arc (58 of 194) and 64.7% from the free throw line. As a unit, Arizona State is pulling down 35.8 rebounds per contest and is sitting with 105 assists this season, which is 148th in the country in terms of passing the ball. They cough up possession 12.8 times per game and as a team are committing 17.6 personal fouls per game.
When they are on the defensive end, the Sun Devils are able to force 12.8 turnovers every game while drawing 16.1 fouls. They are 278th in college basketball in giving up assists to their opponents with 106 surrendered for the campaign. The Sun Devils defensively are giving up a field goal percentage of 41.5% (193 of 465) and they relinquish 38.6 boards per contest as a team. They give up 36.3% on three-point shots while they are 187th in Division 1 in PPG allowed (68.6).
The last time they took the court, the Oregon Ducks took home the win by a final score of 71-65 when they played UC Riverside. When it comes to attacking the glass, Oregon allowed UC Riverside to get 24 in total (5 offensive). They shot 23.5% from behind the 3-point line by going 4 out of 17 and ended up shooting 3 out of 3 from the charity stripe (100.0%). The Ducks allowed UC Riverside to convert 29 of 55 tries from the field which had them shooting 52.7% for the game. Overall, the Ducks shot 26 for 47 from the floor which had them at 55.3%. With regard to shooting from 3-point land, Oregon converted 9 of 21 tries (42.9%). They were able to make 10 of those for a percentage of 62.5%. UC Riverside was called for 17 personal fouls for this contest which got the Ducks to the charity stripe for 16 shots. They turned the ball over 8 times, while recording 2 steals in this matchup. The Ducks were able to corral 19 defensive rebounds and 4 offensive boards for a total of 23 in this game.
Will Richardson ended up having an impact for the Ducks in this contest. He recorded 17 points in his 37 mins on the court and tallied 5 assists for this contest. He converted 7 of 12 for the contest for a field goal percentage of 58.3%, and had 2 rebounds.
Oregon has a win-loss mark of 5-3 this year. On the offensive side of the ball, the Ducks are shooting 45.6% from the field, which is ranked 131st in the country. Oregon has totaled 548 pts this season (68.5 per game) and they pull in 33.0 boards per game. They are assisting teammates 12.3 times per contest (241st in the nation) and they lose possession via turnover 11.8 times per game. The Ducks are responsible for committing 15.6 fouls per game and they connect on 65.4% from the charity stripe.
The Ducks on the defensive end are ranked 95th in Division 1 in points allowed per game with 63.9. They are forcing 13.0 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 44.8% from the floor (270th in college hoops). The Oregon defense concedes 31.6% on 3-point attempts (49 of 155) and their opponents are making 71.4% of their foul shots. They concede 11.1 dimes and 29.6 boards per game, ranking them 110th and 21st in those defensive categories.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Oregon
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