Wisconsin vs Oregon 3/22/19 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions
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Wisconsin Badgers vs. Oregon Ducks
NCAAB: 4:30 PM EST
Mar. 22, 2019
Latest Odds : WISC -1 Total 117
On Friday, the No. 5 seeded Wisconsin Badgers face the No. 12 seeded Oregon Ducks in an NCAA Tournament South Region first round game. The Badgers lost to the Michigan State Spartans on Saturday in the Big Ten Tournament semifinals 67-55. The Badgers were led in the loss by Ethan Happ with 20 points.
Oregon punched its ticket to the Big Dance with its win over Washington 68-48 to win the Pac-12 Tournament championship and receive an automatic berth. Payton Pritchard led the Ducks in the win with 20 points and the suffocating defense for Oregon outplayed that of Washington.
Ethan Happ leads Wisconsin in scoring, rebounding and assists with averages of 17.5 points, 10.1 rebounds and 4.6 assists per game. Two other players are averaging double figures in scoring for the Badgers. Wisconsin is shooting 45.3% from the field and 36.6% from 3-point territory.
Payton Pritchard is the leading scorer and leader in assists with averages of 12.7 points and 4.5 assists per game. Louis King leads the Ducks in rebounds with an average of 5.5 per game. Oregon is shooting 44.9% from the field and 34.3% from 3-point territory.
Recent Betting Trends:
Wisconsin is 2-4 ATS in its last 6
The UNDER has cashed in 3 of the Badgers last 5
Oregon is 8-0 ATS in its last 8
The UNDER has cashed in 7 of the Ducks last 8
Free Betting Pick: Oregon Ducks +1
Oregon is on fire. The Ducks are 8-0 SU and 7-1 ATS in their last 8. The Ducks have used a balanced attack on offense with Payton Pritchard and Louis King leading the way and a suffocating defense that allowed Washington just 48 points in the Pac-12 title game. Look for more of the same against Wisconsin. Final Score Prediction, Oregon Ducks win and cover ATS 60-57.