Hornets vs. Ducks Prediction
The sixth-ranked Oregon Ducks have not lost at home this season and are expected to win easily today against the Alabama State Hornets. Can Oregon win by enough to cover the big number?
Sunday, December 29, 2019
Matthew Knight Arena at 4PM ET
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According to oddsmakers, the Ducks are a 30-point favorite on the spread line. The over-under is set at 137 points. As of Sunday morning, 53 percent of public bets are siding with host Oregon. Check out our College Basketball Public Betting Page for the latest updates.
Hornets drop fifth straight
Alabama State lost 80-69 against Austin Peay last Sunday in the St. Pete Shootout to drop to 1-11 on the season. The Hornets were outscored 45-34 in teh second half of the defeat. Tobi Ewuosho paced ASU with 25 points on 9-of-12 shooting including 4-of-4 from 3-point range plus 3-of-4 at the free throw line. He also pulled down three rebounds. Brandon Battle added nine points and three boards.
Ducks get past Tigers
Oregon earned an 84-78 home victory eight days ago versus Texas Southern to improve to 10-2 overall and 7-0 at home. The Ducks outscored 48-45 in the second half to notch the win. Payton Pritchard paced Oregon with 29 points on 6-of-8 shooting including 2-of-3 from 3-point range plus 15-of-17 at the charity stripe. He also contributed six assists, five rebounds and four steals. Will Richardson tallied 18 points, four boards and two dimes. Chris Duarte added 13 points, three caroms and two steals.
College Basketball Betting Trends
The Hornets are 3-1-1 ATS in their last five Sunday games. Alabama State is 1-3-1 ATS in its last five games overall.
The Ducks are 5-0 ATS in their last five Sunday games. Oregon is 10-2 ATS in its last 12 home games.
The Hornets are a bottom feeder team nationally and the only team as good as Oregon they have faced this season they lost by 31 against Gonzaga. Alabama State has one of the worst offenses in the nation and the Ducks have one of the best. Oregon will find points easily and should get enough stops to cover the gigantic spread.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL DAILY PREDICTION: OREGON DUCKS -30