Oregon Ducks take on Miners in NCAA basketball test
Oregon Ducks vs Texas El Paso Miners Odds
The Texas El Paso Miners host Oregon on Wednesday, looking to build on their 3-5 mark against the 9-1 Ducks in college hoops action at Haskins Center.
The Miners currently sports a 3-5 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 1-6 ATS. The Ducks are 9-1 and 5-3-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Miners produce a 3-3 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Ducks have gone 2-3 against the number.
Bettors looking to side with Texas El Paso in this one found them as 4-point underdogs earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 328-ranked Miners and the No. 41-rated Ducks in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 82-58 win for the Ducks on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Texas El Paso's No. 345-rated squad against Oregon's No. 47-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Texas El Paso rates No. 337 in the country with 3.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 254 nationally with 5.2 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Oregon owns the country's No. 302-rated mark, allowing 79 points per game on the highway. Texas El Paso, on the other hand, rates No. 328 in scoring at home.
Oregon was a 60-38 winner in their most recent outing at home against Nebraska. They covered the 14-point spread as favorites. The battle between the Ducks and Cornhuskers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Nebraska was handed a 60-38 defeat on Saturday at Matthew Knight Arena.
Texas El Paso was a 62-60 loser in its last match at home against UNLV. They covered the 6.5-point spread as underdogs. The Miners endured a 62-60 loss at the hands of the Rebels on Monday, despite a 13-point effort from Julian Washburn at Haskins Center.
Oregon Ducks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
After playing Nebraska are 4-1
After a win are 8-2
Texas El Paso Miners Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Arkansas-Pine Bluff are 5-2
After playing UNLV are 3-2
After a loss are 3-7
A few Ducks at Miners trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oregon's last 7 games on the road
Oregon is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Texas El Paso is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games at home
Texas El Paso is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Texas El Paso is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
Oregon home to Houston Baptist, Saturday, December 22
Texas El Paso home to Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Saturday, December 22