Oregon Ducks vs. Morgan State Bears Pick, Odds, Prediction 12/29/13
Morgan State Bears (3-8) at Oregon Ducks (11-0)
College Basketball: Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 3:00 pm (Matthew Knight Arena)
The Line: Oregon Ducks -24.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Pac-12 Network
The Oregon Ducks and the Morgan State Bears face off on Sunday in college basketball action.
The Oregon Ducks have looked like one of the better teams in the nation thus far this year starting the season 11-0. Oregon has played the 55th ranked schedule but it is their depth which has gotten it done for them. Joseph Young leads the Ducks in scoring averaging 19.8 points per game. Mike Moser is averaging 14.7 points and 7.5 rebounds per game, Jason Calliste is averaging 12.3 points, and Damyean Dotson is averaging 11 points and 4.4 rebounds. Oregon is averaging 90.3 points and they are shooting 51.1 percent while defensively they are allowing 74.6 points and their opponents are shooting 41.8 percent. Oregon opens their Pac-12 schedule on Thursday against Utah.
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The Morgan State Bears are just 3-8 on the season with their three wins all coming in their last five games. Morgan State is 0-4 on the road and this is their second game against a ranked team this year. Justin Black is the Bears leading scorer averaging 18.7 points and 4.5 rebounds per game. Ian Chiles is averaging 14.5 points and 6.1 rebounds, Anthony Hubbard is averaging 10 points and 5.6 rebounds, and Blake Bozeman is averaging 7.4 points. Morgan State is averaging 69.2 points and they are shooting 42.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 76.7 points and their opponents are shooting 46.9 percent. Morgan State begins MEAC play on January 11th.
Oregon is 8-1-2 against the spread in their last 11 home games, 12-2-2 against the spread following a win, and 2-5-1 against the spread against a team with a losing record. Morgan State is 4-1 against the spread following a loss, 8-20 against the spread in their last 28 road games, and 4-10-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record.
This is a monster number but not as big as the mismatch as Oregon blows Morgan State out of the gym.
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