Oregon Ducks vs Arizona Wildcats NCAAB Betting Prediction

Oregon Ducks vs Arizona Wildcats Prediction 3/2/2024

The Oregon Ducks (19-9) travel to face off against the Arizona Wildcats (22-6) on Saturday, March 2nd. This game will be played at McKale Center in Tucson and televised on ESPN. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 2:00 ET.

Oregon Ducks vs Arizona Wildcats

The Oregon Ducks Are Coming Off A Win

Through 28 games, Oregon has an overall record of 19-9, including an 11-6 mark in Pac-12 play. On the road, the Ducks are 6-5 this season, and their average scoring margin away from home is -0.7 points per game.

As the underdog, Oregon has a record of 3-4 this season. In their last game, the Ducks beat Oregon State by a score of 78-71, and over their last 10 road games, they have gone 5-5.

As the underdog this season, Oregon has gone 5-2 vs. the spread. On the road, their ATS record is 5-6 and over their last 10 road games, they are 5-5 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 157.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Oregon’s games this season (145.7). This year, 25 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s over/under line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total is 141 points.

The Arizona Wildcats Are Coming Off A Win

Arizona is 15-1 at home this season with an average scoring margin of +26.6 points per game. They have won 9 of their last 10 home games, including their last 4 in a row.

Arizona is 20-6 this season when favored, and they have been favored in 26 of their 28 games. They are 22-6 overall and have won their last 2 games.

Arizona’s ATS record for the season is 18-10, which includes a mark of 11-5 at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Wildcats are 5-5 vs. the spread.

Arizona’s over/under record this season is 13-14-1, and today’s line of 157.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (158.4). So far, 13 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 156 points.

Oregon Offense Breakdown

In their previous game, the Ducks’ offense finished with 78 points, which is right in line with their current average of 76 points per contest. The top scorer for the Ducks was Kwame Evans Jr. with 22 points, while Jermaine Couisnard also chipped in with 16 points.

Jermaine Couisnard (G) 14.7 4.6 2.8
Jackson Shelstad (G) 12.2 2.8 2.9
Jadrian Tracey (G) 8.3 3.6 1.7

Arizona Offense Breakdown

Arizona’s offense is coming off a good game, putting up 85 points vs. Arizona State. Overall, they hit 54.2% of their shots from the field and went 13/18 from the free-throw line. The team’s top scorer is Caleb Love, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 19.3, while Oumar Ballo also maintains a PPG average of 13.2 leading up to the game.

Caleb Love (G) 19.3 5.1 3.4
Oumar Ballo (C) 13.2 10.1 0.9
Pelle Larsson (G) 13.0 4.3 3.6

Oregon Team Defense

The Ducks’ defense is presently ranked 153rd nationally, allowing an average of 71.5 points per contest. Against Oregon State in their most recent game, the Oregon defense gave up a total of 71 points while allowing Oregon State to hit 49% of their shots.

Arizona Team Defense

Currently, the Wildcats’ defense holds the 191st rank in the nation, allowing 72.9 points per game. Arizona will look once again to perform well on defense, holding Arizona State to just 35% shooting in their most recent game.

Ducks vs Wildcats Trends

  • In their last ten games away from home, the Ducks have a straight up record of 5-5 while going 5-5 vs. the spread. The team averaged 71 points per game in this stretch.
  • Across their last three home contests, Arizona has been good against the spread posting a mark of 3-0. Their overall mark in these games was 3-0, while averaging 96 points per game.
  • As the betting underdog, the Ducks have an ATS mark of just 5-5 in their last ten games. Oregon posted a straight up mark of 3-7 in these matchups.
  • In their last three contests as the favorite, Arizona has a poor record vs the spread going 1-2. But, they still put together a straight up mark of 2-1.

Ducks vs Wildcats Prediction

In this Wildcats vs. Wildcats matchup, our point-spread bet is on the Wildcats at -13.5. While we project the Wildcats to win 75-70, our recommendation is to bet on the Ducks for the point-spread.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 157.5, and our model projects the Ducks and Wildcats to reach a combined total of 145 points. Our bet is on taking the under.

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