Oregon vs. Arizona State - 1/10/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Arizona State Sun Devils (8-7) at Oregon Ducks (11-4)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 5:00 pm (Matthew Knight Arena)
The Line: Oregon Ducks -6 -- Over/Under: 139 See the Latest Odds
TV: Pac-12 Network
The Oregon Ducks and the Arizona State Sun Devils face off on Saturday at McArthur Court in Pac-12 college basketball action.
The Oregon Ducks are 11-4 this season and they are coming off of an 18-point home loss to Arizona on Thursday. Oregon is averaging 76.5 points and they are shooting 44.4 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 68.9 points and their opponents shoot 38.5 percent. Joseph Young leads the Ducks averaging 19.6 points and 5.1 rebounds per game. Dillon Brooks is averaging 13.8 points, Elgin Cook is averaging 10.9 points and 6.2 rebounds, and Dwayne Benjamin is averging 7.0 points and 6.2 rebounds. Oregon is 10-2 at home this season.
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The Arizona State Sun Devils are 8-7 this season and have lost their last two games. ASU is averaging 70.1 points and they are shooting 45.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 63.3 points and their opponents are shooting 41.8 percent. Gerry Blakes leads the Sun Devils averaging 11.3 points per game. Shaquielle McKissic is averaging 10.5 points, Eric Jacobsen is averaging 10.0 points and 7.1 rebounds, and Jonathan Gilling is averaging 7.8 points. Arizona State is 0-4 on the road this season.
Oregon is 5-1 against the spread following a loss, 9-3-1 against the spread against the Pac-12, and 1-4 against the spread in their last five home games. Arizona State is 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games, 1-5 against the spread in their last six road games, and 0-4-1 against the spread against the Pac-12. The road team is 3-0-1 against the spread in the last four meetings of these two.
THis total looks far too low and my free pick is on the OVER. My stronger play is on who will cover the spread and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as o the App.