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Oregon vs. Arizona State - 3/15/19 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Arizona State vs. Oregon
Date & Time Friday March 15, 2019, 11:30 PM (EDT)
Location
T-Mobile Arena
Las Vegas, Nevada
The Line
The Line: Arizona State +2 -- Over/Under: 134
TV Channel
ESPN
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The Arizona State Sun Devils and Oregon Ducks meet Friday in the college basketball Pac-12 Tournament at the T-Mobile Arena.

The Arizona State Sun Devils look for another win after beating the UCLA Bruins on Thursday. The Arizona State Sun Devils are averaging 77.9 points on 44.9 percent shooting and allowing 72.9 points on 41.2 percent shooting. Luguentz Dort is averaging 16.2 points and 4.3 rebounds while Remy Martin is averaging 13.5 points and 5.2 assists. Zylan Cheatham is the third double-digit scorer and Rob Edwards is grabbing 3.1 rebounds. The Arizona State Sun Devils are shooting 33.8 percent from beyond the arc and 66.8 percent from the free throw line. The Arizona State Sun Devils are allowing 33.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.1 rebounds per game. The Arizona State Sun Devils have won five of their last eight non-home games.

The Oregon Ducks look for another victory after beating the Utah Utes on Thursday. The Oregon Ducks are averaging 70.4 points on 45 percent shooting and allowing 63.3 points on 40.6 percent shooting. Louis King is averaging 12.1 points and 1.3 assists while Payton Pritchard is averaging 12.2 points and 3.7 rebounds. Paul White is the third double-digit scorer and Victor Bailey Jr. is grabbing two rebounds. The Oregon Ducks are shooting 34.2 percent from beyond the arc and 71.6 percent from the free throw line. The Oregon Ducks are allowing 29.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.4 rebounds per game. The Oregon Ducks have won five of their last nine non-home games.

The Ducks are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 vs. Pacific-12, 20-9 ATS in their last 29 Friday games and 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Sun Devils are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 vs. Pacific-12, 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 neutral site games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Ducks are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings and the favorite is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings. The under is 5-1 in Sun Devils last 6 overall. The under is 37-18 in Ducks last 55 overall.

The Arizona State Sun Devils have been the better team over the course of the season, but they were rocked when these two teams met a couple of weeks ago, and they know they're pretty much going to the big dance regardless of what happens here. The Oregon Ducks need to win this tournament to advance to the NCAA Tournament, and they're playing like it. Oregon has held its first two opponents to a combined 105 points and has forced 32 turnovers. Sedrick Barefield, one of the top players in the Pac-12, was shutdown last night. Oregon has been impressive and is probably the favorite to win this tournament right now. I'll lay the bucket.

Pick:
Oregon -2

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

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