NCAA hoops odds preview - Nevada vs. Oregon
Nevada Wolf Pack vs Oregon Ducks Odds
Oregon will look to improve on its 10-2 record on Monday when they host Nevada in NCAA basketball odds action at Matthew Knight Arena.
Supporters of the Wolf Pack have watched them go 9-4 and 4-6-2 ATS on the year, while the Ducks are at 10-2 and 5-4-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Ducks are 3-3, while the Wolf Pack have a 4-3 mark.
The Ducks were listed as 12.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Ducks - Wolf Pack odds would favor the Ducks if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Oregon is rated No. 40 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Nevada is at No. 251. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 89-74 win for the Ducks.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Wolf Pack rank No. 170 in NCAA Division 1 with 35.7 per game. That compares with Oregon’s No. 24 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Oregon is college basketball's No. 223-ranked team at 5.8 per game, while the Wolf Pack rate No. 173 with 6.2 per game.
Defensively, Nevada features the nation's No. 314-rated defense on the road, allowing 79.5 points per game. Oregon, meanwhile, comes in at No. 76 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Nevada, they were an 85-75 winner as they battled Yale at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 11.5-point favorite. Malik Story went off for 35 points and added 4 rebounds for good measure, leading Nevada to an 85-75 win over Yale on Friday at Lawlor Events Center.
In their last action, Oregon was a 91-50 winner at home against Houston Baptist. The Ducks blew out Houston Baptist on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 91-50 win at Matthew Knight Arena.
Nevada Wolf Pack Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-2
After a win are 7-3
Oregon Ducks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-3
Before playing Oregon State are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
A few Wolf Pack at Ducks trends to consider:
Nevada is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games on the road
Nevada is 1-2-2 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Nevada is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Oregon is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Oregon is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Nevada at Air Force, Wednesday, January 9
Oregon at Oregon State, Sunday, January 6