Oregon Ducks vs Arizona State Sun Devils Prediction, 2/11/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Oregon Ducks vs Arizona State Sun Devils
Date: Thursday, February 11, 2021
Location: Desert Financial Arena in Tempe, AZ
Odds/Point Spread: Oregon (-1.5)
Desert Financial Arena is the site where and the Arizona State Sun Devils (6-8) will take on the Oregon Ducks (10-4) on Thursday. The spread on this game has Oregon as 1.5-point favorites. The total has been set at 152.5.
Oregon will enter this contest with a record of 10-4 on the year. They average 76.4 points per outing (74th in the country) while hitting 46.6% from the floor. The Ducks are connecting on 35.4% on three-point shots (112 of 316) and 71.0% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Oregon is pulling down 35.2 rebounds per contest and is sitting with 194 assists this year, which has them ranked 228th in Division 1 in terms of passing. They turn it over 12.6 times per game and as a team are committing 17.3 fouls per contest. When they are on defense, the Ducks are forcing their opponents into 15.0 turnovers per contest and they draw 17.1 fouls. They are conceding 31.6% on 3-pointers while they are 111th in college basketball in PPG allowed (67.6). The Ducks defense is giving up a FG percentage of 42.5% (329 of 774) and they concede 31.6 rebounds per game as a group. They rank 77th in college hoops in allowing assists to the opposition with 169 surrendered for the season.
The Oregon Ducks faced off with the Washington Huskies and notched a win by a score of 86-74 in their last game. Oregon finished having earned a 49.2% field goal percentage (29 of 59) and converted 12 out of their 25 shots from distance. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Ducks converted 16 of 20 shots for a rate of 80.0%. Pertaining to getting rebounds, they collected a total of 28 with 11 of them being on the offensive end. They also recorded 18 assists in this game in addition to earning 8 steals and 3 blocked shots. In reference to defending, Oregon allowed the other team to go 49.2% from the field on 29 out of 59 shooting. Washington dished out 11 assists and had 7 steals in the matchup. In addition, the Huskies collected 19 boards (4 offensive, 15 defensive) and had 3 blocked shots. Washington ended up shooting 71.4% when shooting free throws by making 15 of 21 attempts. They also knocked down 9 out of their 19 attempts from distance.
Eugene Omoruyi is someone who was a major factor in the matchup. He notched 25 points on 8 out of 12 shooting. He was on the court for 34 mins played and also totaled 5 rebounds. Omoruyi finished 66.7% from the field and also distributed 3 assists. One more player that played a role in this matchup for the Ducks was Will Richardson. He collected 2 rebounds and also had 5 dimes. He ended up going 41.7% from the floor in the matchup via 5-of-12 (19 points). When the game finished, Richardson played 38 minutes.
Arizona State has a mark of 6-8 so far this year. The Sun Devils have committed 21.2 fouls every game and they go 71.6% from the charity stripe. They are dishing out assists 12.9 times per game (199th in D-1) and they are turning it over 11.3 times per contest. Arizona State has accounted for 1,058 pts this year (75.6 per contest) and they average 30.9 rebounds per game. As an offensive team, the Sun Devils are shooting 44.0% from the floor, which is ranked 199th in college basketball. The Sun Devils defensively are ranked 307th in the country in PPG allowed with 76.9. They have forced 16.6 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 45.2% from the floor (262nd in college basketball). The Arizona State defense concedes 34.5% on shots from behind the 3-point line (100 of 290) and opponents are making 75.4% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have allowed 13.8 dimes and 39.9 total boards per game, which has them ranked 237th and 330th in those defensive categories.
In their last game, the Arizona State Sun Devils took home the win by a final score of 79-75 when they played the Stanford Cardinal. The Sun Devils were able to corral 16 defensive rebounds and 5 offensive boards for a total of 21 in the game. They rejected 2 tries while getting 12 steals in this matchup. The Cardinal had 17 fouls for the matchup which got the Sun Devils to the free throw line for a total of 17 tries. They were able to bury 15 of those for a percentage of 88.2%. In reference to shots from distance, Arizona State converted 6 out of their 19 tries (31.6%). When the final whistle was blown, the Sun Devils finished 29 out of 58 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 50.0%. The Sun Devils allowed the Cardinal to knock down 21 of their 47 tries from the field which had them sitting at 44.7% in the game. They finished 13.3% from distance by shooting 2 of 15 and finished the contest at 31 of 34 at the free throw line (91.2%). When it comes to rebounds, Arizona State permitted Stanford to grab 31 in all (8 on the offensive glass).
Remy Martin ended up being a major contributor for the Sun Devils for the contest. He converted 9 of 15 in this game giving him a field goal percentage of 60.0%, which had him sitting at 23 points. Martin collected 2 boards in his 31 minutes and earned 6 assists for the game. An additional guy that was important for Arizona State was Josh Christopher. He was able to score 15 points in 33 minutes on the court via 5 of 11 from the floor for this contest. Christopher walked away from this one going 45.5% from the floor while earning 3 assists and 2 total rebounds.
Who will win tonight's college basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Oregon (-1.5)
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