Arizona vs. Oregon - 2/22/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Oregon (20-7) at Arizona (19-7)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 9:00 pm (McKale Memorial Center)
The Line: Arizona -5 -- Over/Under: 140 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Oregon Ducks (20-7, CONF 9-5) and Arizona Wildcats (19-7, CONF 9-4) face off in a Pac 12 showdown at the McKale Center. The Ducks knocked off the Wildcats by a point in overtime when the two teams faced off earlier this season.
At one point the Ducks looked like one of the best teams in college basketball, but that doesn’t appear to be the case anymore. The Ducks have lost three of their last five games, including a five point loss in their last game against Arizona State.
Away from home Oregon has a 4-5 record and their biggest issue has been with the scoring averaging only 65.8 points.
The Ducks go as Payton Pritchard goes and coming into this game he is averaging 19.4 points per game.If Oregon wants to win this game, Pritchard is going to need to have a big game.
The Wildcats have had a couple of bad losses this season, but for the most part they have had a lot of success. Coming into this game the Wildcats have won eight of their last ten games, and covered the spread in seven of them.
At home this season the Wildcats are averaging 83.9 point while shooting over 47 percent from the field.
The Ducks are 26-12 ATS in their last 38 games overall. The Wildcats are 8-19-1 ATS in their last 28 games played on Saturday. The Ducks are 6-2 ATS in their last eight games played in Arizona. The over is 7-2 in the last nine meetings played between the Ducks and Wildcats.
The Ducks have had success covering spreads in Arizona and they are going to find success in this game. Oregon might not do enough to win this game, but they have plenty of talent to cover the spread.