Oregon vs Florida A&M Prediction - College Basketball Picks 11/20/23
Florida A&M Rattlers (0-3) vs Oregon Ducks (3-0)
Game Info: Monday, November 20, 2023 at 8:00 pm (Al Lawson Center)
Betting Odds: Florida A&M Rattlers +19 -- Over/Under: 144.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Oregon Ducks and the Florida A&M Rattlers meet Monday in college basketball action from Teaching Gym. Oregon steps into this one at 3-0 overall. The Ducks beat Tennessee State in a blowout back on Friday. As for Florida A&M, they’re 0-3 on the year following a loss to Florida in their last appearance. Check back all season long for free college basketball picks at Pick Dawgz.
The Ducks have posted three double-digit wins so far, and the team is rolling along nicely. Oregon took out Georgia 82-71 in their opener, shooting 42.5 percent from the field with a 63-41 rebounding advantage. Game two was a 75-61 result over Montana that featured 41.3 percent shooting and 45 more rebounds for the Ducks
Oregon kept things going in their last outing Friday versus Tennessee State. The Ducks took a 48-40 lead into halftime, then scored 44 more points in a 92-67 win. Leading the team was Jadrian Tracey with 15 points, while Jessee Zarzuela added 14 points and four assists in the winning effort.
Florida A&M Rattlers
Over on the Florida A&M side, they had an unenviable matchup in their opener versus Creighton. The Rattlers gave up 56.7 percent shooting in that one and hit just one of their seven 3-point attempts in a 105-54 blowout loss. The Rattlers didn’t fare much better versus Nebraska in game two, falling 81-54.
Florida A&M had another tricky game last Tuesday versus Florida. The Rattlers were down 38-28 by the break and gave up 51 more points in an 89-68 loss. Love Bettis paced the team with 24 points, and Shannon Grant chipped in with 15 points and four rebounds.
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I’m going to stay with Oregon. The Ducks haven’t showed too many weaknesses so far, and they’re coming off another nice win versus an overmatched Tennessee State team. Oregon shot 53 percent from the field in that one with 9-of-20 (45 percent) from 3-point range, 22 team assists and a 39-30 rebounding advantage. That makes 75 or more points in all three games so far.
As for Florida A&M, they’ve had quite a difficult schedule so far. Unfortunately for the Rattlers, things won’t get any easier here. It wouldn’t be surprising to see Florida A&M keep some sort of pace in the first half but they likely won’t finish anywhere close.