NCAA hoops odds preview - Vanderbilt vs. Oregon
Vanderbilt Commodores vs Oregon Ducks Odds
The Oregon Ducks will try to pay off for their supporters on Friday when they play host to the Vanderbilt Commodores at Matthew Knight Arena in NCAA basketball action.
The Ducks bring a 2-0 record (0-2 ATS) to this tilt against the 1-0 Commodores, who are 0-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Oregon go 0-0 so far and the Commodores go 0-0.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Oregon sat as 3.5-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 19-rated Vanderbilt taking on the No. 116-rated Ducks in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 89-85 win for the Commodores on Friday.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Commodores is ranked No. 214 in NCAA hoops at 35 per game. Contrast that with Oregon’s No. 120 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Oregon is the No. 110-ranked team in the country at 7 per game, while Vanderbilt rates No. 6 at 12 per game.
Defensively, Vanderbilt features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Oregon, meanwhile, comes in at No. 91 nationally in scoring at home.
Vanderbilt won its last outing, an 80-65 result against Nicholls State on November 10. Vanderbilt got 25 points from Kedren Johnson en route to an 80-65 victory over Nicholls State on Saturday at Memorial Gymnasium.
In their last action, Oregon was an 80-69 winner at home against Portland State. They failed to cover the 15-point spread as favorites. The Ducks grabbed an 80-69 win over the Vikings on Monday, behind a 16-point effort from Dominic Artis at Matthew Knight Arena.
Vanderbilt Commodores Trends:
When playing on Friday are 10-0
Before playing Davidson are 1-1
After playing Nicholls State are 2-0
After a win are 5-5
Oregon Ducks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Jacksonville State are 1-0
After playing Portland State are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
A few Commodores at Ducks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Vanderbilt's last 5 games on the road
Oregon is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
Oregon is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Vanderbilt at Davidson, Thursday, November 22
Oregon home to Jacksonville State, Monday, November 19