Virginia vs Oregon Live: 2019 March Madness picks, Sweet 16 predictions from computer model on 11-5 run The only double-digit seed left in the 2019 NCAA Tournament, the No. 12-seeded Oregon Ducks, clash with the top-seed Virginia Cavaliers in the Sweet 16.
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Thursday’s tipoff from the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville is scheduled for 9:59 p.m. ET. The Cavaliers (31-3) opened as 7.5-point favorites and now are laying 8.5 in the latest Oregon vs. Virginia odds, the largest spread of any 2019 NCAA Tournament game on Thursday. The over-under for total points scored is 119.5, the lowest in the Sweet 16. Though they’ve won and covered 10 straight games, the Ducks are just 5-6 straight-up and against the spread when dressing up as underdogs this season, but they’ll be highly motivated with an Elite 8 ticket on the line. Before locking in any Virginia vs. Oregon picks of your own, see the 2019 NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 predictions from SportsLine’s Projection Model.
This model, which simulates every game 10,000 times, has raked in the winnings for those following its picks. Over the past two years, the SportsLine Projection Model has returned over $4,000 to $100 players on its top-rated college basketball picks and entered the postseason on a strong 11-5 run on all top-rated college basketball plays. It’s also on fire in the 2019 NCAA Tournament, calling all but two of the Sweet 16 teams this year. Anyone who has followed it is way up.
Now, it has set its sights on Oregon vs. Virginia. We can tell you the model is leaning toward the over, but it also says one side of the spread has all the value. That pick is available only at SportsLine.
The model has factored in Virginia’s season-long brilliance, part of a historic six-year run in which the Cavaliers have been a No. 1 seed four times and a No. 2 seed once. Virginia allows just 55 points per game, the best mark in the entire country, and has more offensive versatility than in past years when the Cavaliers relied on one or two scorers.
De’Andre Hunter (15.2 points per game), Kyle Guy (15.1) and Ty Jerome (13.0) give UVA a trio of dangerous scorers. And even though Guy shot 2-of-15 from the field versus Oklahoma in the second round, and the Cavs still won by 12. Virginia has covered 13 of its last 19 games against winning teams and is a robust 24-10 against the spread this season overall.