Let's take a look at Sunday's NCAA Tournament second-round matchup between the Oregon Ducks and the St. Joseph's Hawks. The game at Spokane Arena in Spokane, WA, is scheduled to tip off at 9:40 PM ET. Currently, Oregon is a strong favorite to win and advance to the Sweet 16.
The Hawks are 28-7 SU and 23-10-1 ATS so far this season. Twenty of their games have gone OVER the line, with thirteen going UNDER, and one being a PUSH. They are coming off of a 78-76 upset win over the Cincinnati Bearcats in the first round, where they won against the spread as 3 ½ point underdogs. The total went OVER the 136 ½ point line set by sports gambling professionals for that game.
The Ducks are 29-6 SU and 20-12 ATS overall this year. Fifteen of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other seventeen all going UNDER. They are coming off o f a 91-52 win over the Holy Cross Crusaders, where they won against the spread as 22 ½ point favorites. The total went OVER the 133 ½ point line set by college basketball betting experts in that matchup.
St. Joseph's is 4-0 ATS against teams with a winning record, and 6-0 ATS when playing at a neutral site. They are 9-1-1 ATS in non-conference play, and 5-1 ATS on Sunday. They are 22-7-1 ATS overall lately, and 6-2 ATS when coming off of a win spreadwise. They are 16-6-1 ATS after a SU win.
The total has gone OVER in all 9 of their games coming off of a win spreadwise, and OVER in 4 of their last 5 at a neutral site. The total has gone OVER in 10 of their last 11 after a SU win, and OVER in 12 of their last 14 games overall. The total has gone UNDER in 6 of their last 8 games on Sunday.
Oregon is 7-1 ATS in the NCAA tournament, and 6-1 ATS coming off of a SU win. They are 6-1 ATS overall recently, and 5-1 ATS when playing non-conference teams. They are 5-1 ATS against teams with a winning record, and 4-1 ATS on Sunday. They are 53-23-3 ATS coming off of a win spreadwise, and 9-4 ATS at a neutral site.
The total has gone OVER in all 4 of their recent games against non-conference opponents, and UNDER in 8 of their last 10 games on Sunday. The total has gone OVER in 4 of their last 5 at a neutral site, and OVER in 8 of their last 11 games in the NCAA tournament.
These teams have never met before.
For Sunday's matchup, the gambling odds have the Ducks listed as -6 ½ point favorites. The over/under is set at 157 points. On the moneyline, Oregon is listed at -290, with St. Joseph's a +245.