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Oregon vs Stanford Pick & Preview: Saturday, January 21st Betting Odds

Ducks vs Cardinal Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Oregon Ducks at Stanford Cardinal
  • Where: Stanford at Maples Pavilion
  • Date: Saturday, January 21st
  • Betting Odds: Oregon -3.5, ORE -169 | STAN +136 O/U 138.0

Ducks Preview:

Oregon will take the floor against the Cardinal with an overall record of 11-8. On the road, the Ducks will be playing their 5th game of the season, having gone 2-3. So far, the Ducks have been favored 11 times, going 8-3 straight up. In today’s matchup, the oddsmakers have Oregon as -3.5 point favorites.

Oregon will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Will Richardson who is averaging 14.47 points per game for the Ducks. Richardson is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Ducks’ offensive game plan is the play of N’Faly Dante who has hit 63.1% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 13.44 points per game.

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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.

Cardinal Preview:

Through 18 games, the Stanford Cardinal have an overall record of 6-12. Currently, the Cardinal have been the home team 11 times, sitting with a record of 6-5. So far, the Cardinal have been the underdog 9 times, going 0-9 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +3.5 underdogs on the spread.

Stanford will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Spencer Jones who is averaging 12.76 points per game for the Cardinal. Jones is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Cardinal’s offensive game plan is the play of Mike Jones who has hit 40.1% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 10.06 points per game.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for Stanford this season, as they are currently ranked 348th in college basketball at 66.4 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 Cardinal’s 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 33.9%, placing them 262nd in the NCAA.

Free Spread Prediction: Stanford Cardinal +3.5

In today’s matchup, our analysis has identified the best bet as an opportunity to bet on a home underdog. Coming into the game, the Oregon Ducks are the betting favorite with a point spread set at -3.5. However, we anticipate Stanford putting up a strong fight and benefiting from playing at home and see them covering the spread. It is likely, the the public is going to side heavily with the Ducks as the favorite. But, we see this line being set too high and like the value of taking the Cardinal to cover.

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