Check out our free Arizona State vs Oregon pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in Eugene. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.
Arizona State vs Oregon Pick & Preview: Thursday, January 12th Betting Odds
Sun Devils vs Ducks Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Arizona State Sun Devils at Oregon Ducks
- Where: Eugene at Matthew Knight Arena
- Date: Thursday, January 12th
- Betting Odds: Arizona State +3.5, ARZST +144 | ORE -177 O/U 135.0
Sun Devils Preview:
The Arizona State will take the floor in today’s game in the middle of a 2 game win streak and have an overall record of 13-3. So far, the Sun Devils have played 6 games on the road, with a record of 4-2. For the season, Arizona State has been the underdog in 5 games, sitting with a mark of 4-1. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Sun Devils being +3.5 point underdogs.
Arizona State’s leading scorer this season is DJ Horne, who is averaging 12.12 points per contest. So far, Horne has accounted for 16.8% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 4.19 rebounds per game and 2.5 assists. Devan Cambridge is the second leading scorer for the Sun Devils, averaging 10.56 points per game. Between him and Cambridge, they are accounting for 31.4% of the team’s scoring.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Arizona State this season, as they are currently ranked 371st in college basketball at 65.4 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Sun Devils’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 30.8%, placing them 422nd in the NCAA.
Oregon heads into this matchup having played 16 games and have an overall record sitting at 9-7. Currently, the Ducks have been the home team 12 times, sitting with a record of 8-4. The Ducks’ are sitting with a betting line that is -3.5 points in their favor. For the season, Oregon has been favored to win in 9 games, sitting with a mark of 7-2.
Oregon’s leading scorer this season is Will Richardson, who is averaging 13.73 points per contest. So far, Richardson has accounted for 20.14% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 4.0 rebounds per game and 5.27 assists. N’Faly Dante is the second leading scorer for the Ducks, averaging 13.57 points per game. Between him and Dante, they are accounting for 38.7% of the team’s scoring.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Oregon this season, as they are currently ranked 165th in college basketball at 72.4 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Ducks’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 33.3%, placing them 302nd in the NCAA.
Free Spread Prediction: Oregon Ducks -3.5
Heading into this matchup, our NCAA betting model has identified this game as a profitable opportunity and recommends taking the Oregon Ducks to pick up the win and cover the spread as -3.5 point betting favorites. Although Oregon as a team is just 139th in overall shooting percentage, we see their offense putting together a strong performance against the Sun Devils’ defense. At -3.5 we see there being plenty of value in grabbing the Ducks to come out on top and cover.
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