The No. 14 Oregon Ducks (2-0) and the No. 13 Memphis Tigers (2-0) go head-to-head at Moda Center at the Rose Quarter. Oregon opened as a 1-point favorite, while the Over/Under (O/U) for the game has been set at 149 points. Action starts at 9 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, and it can be seen on ESPN.
Memphis Tigers vs. Oregon Ducks Odds Preview
In the Tigers’ last matchup, they won big over the UIC Flames, 92-46. With 17 points, nine rebounds and five blocks, James Wiseman played well for Memphis. Memphis dominated every facet of the game. They had an extraordinary effective field goal percentage of 0.722 and a free throw rate of 0.259. For those same stats, UIC had marks of 0.306 and 0.129, respectively.
The Ducks come in on a high note after dismantling the Boise State Broncos in their last matchup, 106-75. Oregon was lifted by Payton Pritchard, who contributed 19 points, seven assists and six rebounds. Oregon launched 19 three pointers, making 13 of them (68.4 percent). Boise State, on the other hand, was 6-23 (26.1 percent).
Points could be at a premium as a pair of the NCAA’s top defenses face off. Since last season, Oregon ranks 26th in defensive efficiency (95.4) and Memphis is 59th (98.0). It will also be a matchup of opposite tempos as the aggressively-paced Tigers rank 11th in possessions per game, while the more methodical Ducks rank 327th.
Memphis Tigers vs. Oregon Ducks Betting Prediction
College Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Oregon, ATS Winner – Memphis, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
Oregon ranks 71st in assists allowed per game (11.8) while Memphis ranks 239th (14.5).