Oregon Ducks at Arizona Wildcats ATS Prediction 02/22/20

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It will be a showdown between two great offenses when the 24th-ranked Arizona Wildcats (19-7, 9-4 Pac-12) go head-to-head with the 14th-ranked Oregon Ducks (20-7, 9-5 Pac-12) at McKale Memorial Center. Action begins at 9 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 22, 2020, and can be seen on ESPN.

Oregon Ducks vs. Arizona Wildcats Betting Odds

In their last matchup, the Wildcats dismantled the Oregon State Beavers, 89-63, while the Ducks fell to the Arizona State Sun Devils, 77-72.

Arizona played a flawless game. They had a superb turnover percentage of 9.5 (better than their season average of 14.1) and a free throw rate of 0.359 (above their season average of 0.275). Oregon State was 26.1 and 0.245, respectively, for those same stats. Oregon, meanwhile, had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (34.1 vs. 28.2). Josh Green led the way for Arizona, contributing 18 points and six assists. Meanwhile, Will Richardson was a key piece for Oregon with 18 points and six rebounds.

In their first matchup this year, Richardson led the Ducks to a 74-73 win. He was the game’s top overall scorer with 21 points. One of Oregon’s biggest advantages was their ability to convert at the free throw line. They were 15-17 (88.2 percent), while the Wildcats were just 9-14 (64.3 percent).

This matchup figures to be a shootout as a pair of the nation’s top offenses go head-to-head. Arizona ranks 19th with 111.7 points per 100 possessions and Oregon is 31st (110.9).

Oregon vs. Arizona Free Pick

Free Prediction: SU Winner – Oregon, ATS Winner – Oregon, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • Arizona ranks 24th in assists per game (15.5) while Oregon ranks 126th in assists allowed per game (12.3).
  • The Wildcats average 37.5 rebounds per game, which ranks 77th in the NCAA. The Ducks rank 112th in rebounds allowed per game (34.1).
  • Arizona ranks 206th in three pointers attempted per game (20.3) while Oregon ranks 214th in three pointers allowed per game (23.7).
  • The Ducks rank 36th in steals per game (8.0) while the Wildcats rank 106th (6.7).
  • Arizona averages 3.8 blocks per game, which ranks 60th in the country. Oregon ranks 126th in blocks allowed per game (3.5).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Wildcats’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 8.6, down from 13.4 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Ducks have scored an average of 66.6 points per game (9.0 below their season average) and allowed an average of 66.4 points per game (1.0 below their season average).