Oregon Ducks at Houston Cougars Free Prediction

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The 18th-ranked Oregon Ducks (4-2) and their sensational offense head to Houston to play the Cougars (5-0) and their superb defense. The game can be seen on ESPN2 at 9 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 1, 2018.

Oregon Ducks vs. Houston Cougars Betting Odds

In their last contest, the Cougars were victorious over the UT Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros, 58-53, while the Ducks lost to the Texas Southern Tigers, 89-84.

The Cougars had a better free throw rate (0.185 vs. 0.131) and held the Vaqueros to an effective field goal percentage of 0.369 (below their season average of 0.430). Oregon, meanwhile, had a better turnover percentage (14.4 vs. 15.4). Houston’s Corey Davis Jr. led the way, recording 23 points. Meanwhile, Bol Bol played a pivotal role for Oregon with 32 points and 11 rebounds.

It might turn into a shootout as a pair of the NCAA’s premier offenses face off. Houston ranks 25th with 114.5 points per 100 possessions and Oregon is 46th (112.3) since last season.

Oregon vs. Houston Free Pick

Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Oregon, ATS Winner – Houston, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Houston ranks 112th in three pointers allowed per game (21.0) while Oregon ranks 248th (23.7).
  • The Cougars rank 25th in assists allowed per game (10.9) while the Ducks rank 97th (12.5).
  • Houston is 21st in the nation with 5.0 steals allowed per game while Oregon is 59th with 5.4 steals allowed per game.
  • The Ducks rank 41st in blocks per game (4.5) while the Cougars rank 174th (3.1).
  • Houston ranks 36th in rebounds per game (38.6) while Oregon ranks 168th (35.5).