Utah Utes visit Oregon Ducks in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Utah Utes vs Oregon Ducks Odds
A key college battle sees the visiting Utah Utes travelling to Oregon Saturday to take on the Ducks.
The Ducks sit at 18-5 (9-11-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Utes are currently 10-12 (12-8 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Oregon is 5-12 OU, and Utah is 8-8 OU.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Ducks at No. 42 and the Utes at No. 65 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 76-69 result in favor of the Ducks.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Oregon's No. 34-rated squad against Utah's No. 127-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Oregon rates No. 269 in the country with 5.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 207 nationally with 5.9 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Utah owns the country's No. 96-rated mark, allowing 66.1 points per game on the highway. Oregon, on the other hand, rates No. 115 in scoring at home.
Utah was an 82-64 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Oregon State. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as underdogs. Utah got 21 points from Brandon Taylor but lost anyway, 82-64, to Oregon State on Wednesday at Gill Coliseum.
Last time out for Oregon, they were a 48-47 loser as they battled Colorado at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 6.5-point favorite. The Ducks got 14 points from E.J. Singler, but it was Colorado that prevailed in a 48-47 final on Thursday at Matthew Knight Arena.
Utah Utes Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Arizona State are 4-3
After playing Oregon State are 2-2
After a loss are 5-5
Oregon Ducks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Washington are 7-3
After playing Colorado are 4-0
After a loss are 8-2
A few Utes at Ducks trends to consider:
Utah is 2-21 SU in its last 23 games on the road
Oregon is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oregon's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oregon's last 6 games at home
Oregon is 18-5 SU in its last 23 games
Utah home to Arizona State, Wednesday, February 13
Oregon at Washington, Wednesday, February 13