Oregon Ducks vs Arizona Wildcats NCAAB Betting Prediction

Oregon Ducks vs Arizona Wildcats Prediction 3/15/2024

The Oregon Ducks (20-11) travel to face off against the Arizona Wildcats (24-7) on Friday, March 15th. This game will be played at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and televised on PACN. Oregon is coming off a win in their previous game, while Arizona is looking to get back on track from a loss to the USC. Tip-off is set for 8:00 ET.

Oregon Ducks vs Arizona Wildcats

The Oregon Ducks Are Coming Off A Win

As an underdog, Oregon has gone 3-5 this season. On the road, the Ducks have a record of 6-6, and they have gone 5-5 in their last 10 games away from home. Their average scoring margin on the road this season is -2.3.

Coming off a one-point victory over Utah, Oregon is 20-11 overall. In Pac-12 play, the Ducks have gone 12-8 compared to their non-conference record of 8-3. So far, they have been the underdog in eight games, going 3-5.

Against the spread, Oregon has a record of 14-16 this season. On the road, their ATS mark is 5-7 and their last three road games vs. the spread is 1-2. As the underdog, the Ducks are 5-3 vs. the spread this year and their last three games as the underdog vs. the spread is 1-2.

This season, the over/under record for Oregon games is 16-13-1. So far, the average scoring total in their games is 147.7 points. Today’s over/under line of 156.5 is higher than the average OU line in their games (146.5). This year, 22 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line.

The Arizona Wildcats Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Arizona is 16-1 at home this season and has won two straight games at home. Over their last 10 home games, the Wildcats are 9-1.

On the year, Arizona is 22-7 when favored, and they have been favored in 29 of their 31 games. Their average scoring margin at home this season is +26.2 points per game.

Arizona’s ATS record this season is 20-11, including a home mark of 12-5. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Wildcats are 6-4 vs. the spread and they have gone 4-1 in their last five games as the favorite. At home, Arizona has gone 5-5 ATS over their last 10 games.

Today’s over/under line of 156.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Arizona’s games this season (158.2). So far, 14 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2.

Oregon Offense Breakdown

In their recent matchup, the Oregon offense ended with 66 points against Utah. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 41.7% and made 4 threes. Jermaine Couisnard is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 15.5 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Jackson Shelstad brings a PPG average of 12.7 into the game.

Jermaine Couisnard (G) 15.5 4.4 2.9
Jackson Shelstad (G) 12.7 2.7 3.0
N’Faly Dante (C) 14.6 8.4 1.4

Arizona Offense Breakdown

Arizona offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 65 points against USC. In that game, they made 6/21 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 38.7%. Leading the team in scoring is Caleb Love, who is averaging 18.7 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Oumar Ballo also maintains a PPG average of 13.1 heading into game.

Caleb Love (G) 18.7 4.9 3.4
Oumar Ballo (C) 13.1 10.0 0.9
Pelle Larsson (G) 13.0 4.1 3.7

Oregon Team Defense

Currently, the Ducks’ defense holds the 188th rank in the nation, allowing 72.6 points per game. Against Utah in their most recent game, the Oregon defense gave up a total of 65 points while allowing Utah to hit 41% of their shots.

Arizona Team Defense

On the defensive side, Arizona is currently hovering around the NCAA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 73.2 points per game. In today’s game vs. Oregon, the Arizona defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Arizona made 16 free-throws vs. the Wildcats.

Ducks vs Wildcats Trends

  • In their last five games away from home, the Ducks have a straight up record of 2-3 while going 1-4 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 69 points per game in these contests.
  • When looking at their past three matchups at home, Arizona has an ATS record of 2-1 while averaging 79 per game. The team went 2-1 overall in these games.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the underdog, Oregon has an ATS mark of 5-5 while going 3-7 straight up.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the favorite, Arizona has an ATS mark of 6-4 while going 8-2 straight up.

Ducks vs Wildcats Prediction

When looking to get a point-spread pick down in this Wildcats vs. Wildcats game, our recommendation is to take the Wildcats at -11. Despite our model showing the Wildcats winning 75-70, we like Ducks as our point-spread pick.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 156.5 and given that our model is projecting 145 points between the teams, we like the under.

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