Arizona vs. Oregon - 1/28/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oregon Ducks (16-4) at Arizona Wildcats (16-4)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 9:00 pm (McKale Center)
The Line: Arizona Wildcats -7.5 -- Over/Under: 152.5 See the Latest Odds
The Arizona Wildcats and the Oregon Ducks face off on Thursday in a monster Pac-12 college basketball matchup.
The Arizona Wildcats are 16-4 this season and they are coming off of a one-point loss at Cal. Arizona is averaging 81.9 points per game and they are shooting 49.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 67 points and their opponents are shooting 41.4 percent. Ryan Anderson leads the Wildcats averaging 14.9 points and 10 rebounds per game. Allonzo Trier is averaging 14.8 points, Gabe York is averaging 13.9 points, and Kaleb Tarczewski is averaging 10.7 points and 8.3 rebounds. Arizona is 11-0 at home and 4-3 in the Pac-12.
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The Oregon Ducks are 16-4 this season and they have won five of their last six games. Oregon is averaging 76.8 points per game and they are shooting 46 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 67.7 points and their opponents shoot 41.3 percent. Dillon Brooks leads the Ducks averaging 16.2 points and 6.5 rebounds per game. Elgin Cook is averaging 13.5 points, Tyler Dorsey is averaging 13.4 points, and Chris Boucher is averaging 12.3 points and 7.9 rebounds. Oregon is 1-3 on the road and 5-2 in the Pac-12.
Arizona is 7-1 against the spread in their last eight home games, 10-4 against the spread in their last 14 games, and 20-8 against the spread against the Pac-12. Oregon is 4-1 against the spread in their last five games, 4-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 45-21-3 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread.
This just looks like a lot of points so I will go with Oregon.