The Oregon Ducks (5-1) and the Oklahoma Sooners (3-1) battle in the Phil Knight Invitational – Victory at Memorial Coliseum. The games Over/Under (O/U) opened at 161 points with Oklahoma set as a 2-point favorite. Action gets underway at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday, November 26, 2017.
Oklahoma Sooners vs. Oregon Ducks ATS Preview
In the Sooners last game, they had no trouble getting past the Portland Pilots, 93-71. Trae Young was the top scorer from either team with 33 points on 11-for-18 shooting. Oklahoma dominated every stat category in the game. They had a great offensive rebounding percentage of 29.0 (above their season average of 25.2) and a turnover percentage of 14.0 (better than their season average of 16.6). Portland was 18.4 and 19.3, respectively, for those same stats.
The Ducks come in on a high note after topping the DePaul Blue Demons in their last game, 89-79. Oregon received a boost from Payton Pritchard, who was the top scorer from either team with 29 points on 9-for-16 shooting. Oregon played a nearly perfect game. They had an effective field goal percentage of 0.573 (below their season average of 0.574) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 30.0 (below their season average of 32.3). For those same stats, DePaul was 0.455 and 27.8, respectively.
Oregon could have their way on the defensive side of the ball as they clash against one of the nations worst offenses. Dating back to the 2016-17 season, the Ducks rank 15th in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.455), while Oklahoma is 255th in effective field goal percentage (0.491).
The Sooners have had records of 14-21 straight up (SU) and 17-16 against the spread (ATS) since last season. Games featuring Oklahoma have had a tendency to go over the O/U total since last season (54.5 percent).
The Ducks, on the other hand, have records of 34-6 SU and 26-15-1 ATS since last season. Vegas has been fairly accurate when setting the O/U total of Oregon games over that same time frame with 21 overs compared to 20 unders.
Oklahoma Sooners vs. Oregon Ducks Betting Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Oregon, ATS Winner – Oregon, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Ducks rank 38th in rebounds allowed per game (32.2) while the Sooners rank 246th (37.1).
- Oregon ranks 80th in three pointers attempted per game (23.3) while Oklahoma ranks 266th in three pointers allowed per game (23.3).
- Oregon averages 6.3 blocks per game, which ranks second in the NCAA. Oklahoma ranks 243rd in blocks allowed per game (4.3).
- The Ducks rank 33rd in assists per game (15.9) while the Sooners rank 262nd (11.8).
- Oregon ranks 19th in steals allowed per game (4.9) while Oklahoma ranks 244th (7.0).