Pac-12 foes will battle when the Oregon Ducks (14-9, 5-5 Pac-12) challenge the Stanford Cardinal (12-10, 5-5 Pac-12) at Matthew Knight Arena. Action starts at 8 p.m. ET on Sunday, February 10, 2019, and it can be seen on ESPNU.
Stanford Cardinal at Oregon Ducks Odds Preview
In the Cardinal’s last matchup, they had no trouble getting past the Oregon State Beavers, 83-60. Oscar Da Silva was the game’s high scorer with 23 points on 9-for-12 shooting. Stanford dominated nearly every stat category in the game. They had a phenomenal free throw rate of 0.365 (above their season average of 0.254) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 33.3 (above their season average of 28.7). For those same stats, Oregon State was 0.217 and 20.0, respectively.
The Ducks hope to maintain momentum after beating the California Golden Bears in their last game, 73-62. Oregon received a boost from Payton Pritchard, who was the game’s high scorer with 20 points on 7-for-14 shooting. The Ducks held the Golden Bears to an offensive rebounding percentage of 12.9 (below their season average of 23.2) and had an effective field goal percentage of 0.651 (above their season average of 0.509).
Stanford might struggle to put up points as they clash against one of the NCAA’s best defenses. Oregon currently ranks 89th in defensive efficiency while the Cardinal rank 206th in offensive efficiency.
This is the first time these teams will meet this year, after the Cardinal won the only contest last season, 96-61. The Cardinal played a perfect game. They had a free throw rate of 0.246 and an absurd offensive rebounding percentage of 36.0. For those same stats, the Ducks had marks of 0.105 and 19.4, respectively.
Stanford Cardinal vs. Oregon Ducks ATS Prediction
Prediction: SU Winner – Oregon, ATS Winner – Oregon, O/U – Under
The Ducks rank 22nd in blocks allowed per game (2.4) while the Cardinal rank 62nd (2.9).
Stanford ranks second in three pointers allowed per game (16.1) while Oregon ranks 232nd (24.8).
The Ducks average 7.7 steals per game, which ranks 46th in the nation. The Cardinal rank 152nd in steals allowed per game (6.9).
Stanford ranks 32nd in assists allowed per game (11.0) while Oregon ranks 93rd (12.3).
The Ducks’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 2.0, down from 6.0 for the season.
During their last five games, the Cardinal have scored an average of 77.2 points per game (6.8 above their season average) and allowed an average of 67.8 points per game (1.6 below their season average).
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