2016 March Madness Elite 8 Predictions: Oklahoma Sooners vs. Oregon Ducks.

Written and authored by NCAA March Madness Expert Analyst Al Presto. Charliessports.com produces it for Basketball Point Spread news and notes. March Madness Premium 500-star Predictions are winning at a 68.2% rate and will continue through the 2016 NCAA March Madness finals in April of 2016. The (27-8) and number two seed Oklahoma Sooners of the Big-Twelve Conference are in “THE WESTERN SUBURB OF LOS ANGELES” their Elite 8 contest. Oklahoma play’s the (36-6) and top seed Oregon Ducks of the PAC-12 in 2016 March Madness action. Tip-off is 6:09 PM EST on the CBS Television Network. The game is on Saturday, March 26, 2016. The teams will play at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. The best Sports Handicapper believes the Oklahoma Sooners vs. Oregon Ducks sounds more like an NCAA Football BCS matchup. The two football powerhouses are taking to the hardwood for a chance to go to the Final Four. Both teams are battle tested, may the best team win. The Opening Betting line has Oregon as a one-point Favorite Against The Spread on a neutral court. The Betting Odds Total is 151′ for Saturdays game.

The Oklahoma Sooners took care of Former Big-Twelve Conference foe Texas A&M to advance. The Sooner beat the Aggies in convincing fashion. Guard Jordan Woodard led the team in scoring Thursday Night with 22-points. Buddy Hield and Ryan Spangler combined for twenty-two rebounds. Point Guard Isaiah Cousins didn’t play up to expectations but is due for a breakout game. Head Coach Lon Kruger seems the think Cousins is the key to the team’s success moving forward. Hield is an NBA-ready player who can create his shot. The native Bahamian has a great work ethic and will try to get to the free throw line as often as possible vs. Oregon. The Sooners must beware of the Ducks interior defense, especially around the rim. Hield, Woodard, and Cousins can’t settle for mid-range shots. The Sooners must drive to the basket with authority and try to get the Ducks in foul trouble. Spangler is going to get tested down low and must not back down from the competition, or the Ducks will impose their will on Oklahoma.

The 2016 Oregon Ducks beat the reigning NCAA Tournament champions Duke Blue Devils to get to the Elite Eight. Dillon Brooks led the Ducks with a team-best twenty-two points. The Ducks got the best of Duke in nearly every phase of the game. Oregon would have won the game at any venue in the nation. The Ducks would have beaten Duke at Cameron Indoor Stadium on the Blue Devils campus. Oregon can play above the rim and will try to get Oklahoma to do the same. HeadCoach Dana Altman wants his team to force a fast pace. The Sooners can run but prefer a low set on offense. Jordan Bell and Chris Boucher are game changers around the rim, blocking shots and getting rebounds. The duo must avoid foul trouble at both ends of the floor. Freshman Tyler Dorsey is growing up fast and must play like an upperclassman. He’s only a freshman in eligibility only.

Oklahoma is only 1-4 ATS in 2016 Conference and March Madness Tournament action.

The Betting Odds Under The total are 2-0 Oregon last two in the NCAA Tournament.

March Madness and Notes. For Saturday, March 26th, 2016.

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