Oregon Ducks vs Utah Utes Prediction, 2/5/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Oregon Ducks vs Utah Utes
Date: Saturday, February 5, 2022
Location: Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, UT
The Oregon Ducks (13-7) are headed to Jon M. Huntsman Center on Saturday where they will try to defeat the Utah Utes (8-14).
The Oregon Ducks took the court against Oregon State and went home with a win by a final score of 78-56 in their last game. Oregon wrapped up the contest with a 55.4% field goal percentage (31 out of 56) and converted 9 of their 27 3-point shots. At the charity stripe, the Ducks knocked down 7 of their 14 attempts for a percentage of 50.0%. In reference to pulling down boards, they compiled a total of 38 with 9 of them being offensive. They also recorded 13 dimes in the game as well as forcing 14 turnovers and having 10 steals. With regard to defense, Oregon allowed the other team to shoot 30.3% from the field on 20 of 66 shooting. Oregon State earned 10 assists and had 10 steals in the matchup. Furthermore, Oregon State had 29 rebounds (14 offensive, 15 defensive), but didn't notch a rejection. Oregon State ended up going 64.7% from the charity stripe by knocking down 11 of 17 attempts. They also made 5 of their 18 tries from distance. When it comes to personal fouls, the Ducks left the arena with 16 while Oregon State racked up 16 personal fouls.
Eric Williams is a player who was a contributor in the game. He racked up 14 points on 6 of 7 shooting. He was on the court for 26 mins and totaled 4 rebounds. He finished the game shooting 85.7% from the floor and recorded 1 assist.
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Oregon heads into this one with a win-loss record of 13-7 this season. They are losing possession via turnover 12.1 times per contest and as a group are committing 16.7 personal fouls every game. As a team, Oregon is pulling in 34.3 rebounds per game and is sitting with 247 dimes this year, which has them ranked 253rd in D-1 in terms of passing the ball. The Ducks are shooting 35.7% on shots from distance (147 of 412) and 65.4% from the free throw line. They have an average of 73.9 pts per game (122nd in college basketball) while hitting 47.3% from the floor.
When they are on defense, the Ducks are forcing their opponents into 14.2 turnovers per contest while drawing 17.8 fouls. They rank 138th in college basketball in giving up assists to the opposition with 245 conceded for the year. The Ducks defensively are allowing an opponent shooting percentage of 42.8% (488 of 1,141) and they concede 33.0 rebounds per game as a basketball team. They are giving up 32.1% on 3-point attempts and they are 135th in college hoops in points per game allowed (67.3).
When they last stepped on the court, the Utah Utes walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 77-73 when they faced Washington. Regarding cleaning the glass, Utah permitted Washington to get 34 in total (8 offensive). They went 35.3% from three-point range via 6 of 17 and finished the game at 19 out of 27 at the charity stripe (70.4%). The Utes permitted Washington to convert 26 of 59 attempts from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 44.1% in this contest. At the conclusion of this game, the Utes finished 26 for 67 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 38.8%. In relation to 3-point shots, Utah knocked down 8 of 27 attempts (29.6%). They were able to make 13 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 81.3%. Washington earned 16 fouls for this game which got the Utes to the free throw line for 16 attempts. They also turned it over 19 times, while recording 12 steals in this contest. The Utes earned 24 defensive boards and 10 offensive rebounds totaling 34 for the game.
Branden Carlson was important for the Utes in the matchup. He made 7 out of 13 for the matchup giving him a rate of 53.8%, and had 7 rebounds. He racked up 18 points in his 41 mins of playing time, but went home with no dimes.
Utah has a win-loss record of 8-14 on the year. The Utes are responsible for committing 17.3 fouls per game and they shoot 80.3% from the charity stripe. They are earning an assist 13.9 times per contest (139th in college basketball) and they are losing possession via turnover 13.2 times per game. Utah has accounted for 1,525 pts so far this year (69.3 per game) and they grab 37.5 rebounds per contest. In terms of offensive execution, the Utes are shooting 41.3% from the field, which ranks them 305th in the nation.
The Utah defense gives up 30.0% on three-point shots (133 of 444) and opponents are connecting on 68.0% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have allowed 12.4 assists and 35.7 boards every game, which is ranked 163rd and 242nd in college hoops. The Utes defensively are ranked 209th in college hoops in PPG surrendered with 69.9. They are forcing 9.8 TO's every game and have allowed teams to shoot 42.8% from the floor (178th in D-1).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Oregon
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