Oregon vs. ASU Handicapping Pick
No. 23 Oregon will look to beat Arizona State for the seventh time in eight meetings but will the Sun Devils pull off the upset?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book RealBet.eu, the Sun Devils are 2.5-point home underdogs versus the Ducks for tonight's 8:30PM ET tip-off. As for the total, it currently sits at 151.5 points.
Oregon enters play with a 17-4 record and is 11-7 against the spread this season, while Arizona State is 12-9 overall and 10-9 against the number. The Ducks have been on a roll lately, winning and covering in three straight games, while the Sun Devils are just 1-3 straight up and 2-1-1 against the spread in their last four contests.
Despite Oregon's success lately, this is a letdown spot for the Ducks. They're coming off an emotional 83-75 upset versus No. 18 Arizona in Tucson and now have to hit the road again to take on a struggling ASU squad. The underdog is 5-0-1 against the spread in the last six meetings between these two teams and the Sun Devils have held their own in conference play, going 3-1-1 ATS in their last five games inside the Pac-12.
On Wednesday we wrote about how the Texas A&M-Arkansas game felt like a trap with the Razorbacks only receiving three points at home versus the No. 5 team in the nation. Arkansas went on to win outright 74-71 and we have a similar feeling about this game tonight.