Wednesday, December 16, 2015
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The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks travel to McKale Center to play the Arizona Wildcats on Wednesday, December 16, 2015. The opening line for this game has Arizona as 24 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 148.
The Lumberjacks come into this game with an overall record of 2-6 and a road record of 0-4. They are 0-3 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-1. The Wildcats have an overall record of 9-1 and a home record of 6-0. They have an over/under record of 6-4 and they are 5-5 against the spread.
Kris Yanku comes into this contest averaging 13.9 points per game while playing 29.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Lumberjacks. He pulls down 4.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 30% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Ako Kaluna averages 11.6 points per game in 27.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.5 assists per contest and 7.9 rebounds per game for Northern Arizona. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 60%.
Ryan Anderson averages 15.6 points per game while playing 29.2 minutes per contest this year for the Wildcats. He grabs 9.3 rebounds per game and has 0.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage currently is at 72%. Gabe York averages 14.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Northern Arizona averages 69.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 218th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -16 and their shooting percentage is 37% as a team which has them ranked 333rd. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 212th in the country. They average 35.8 rebounds per game and 10 assists per game which ranks them 199th and 327th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 252nd with 14.2 per game. The Lumberjacks allow 85.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 338th in the nation. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc ranking them 279th and 319th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.7 rebounds a game which ranks 339th and they give up 16.3 assists per contest which puts them in 310th place in the country. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 74th in the Division 1.
Arizona averages 76.7 points per game this year which ranks them 92nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 14 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 61st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 255th in the nation. They average 41.1 rebounds per game and 14.5 assists per contest which ranks them 42nd and 100th respectively. In the turnover department the Wildcats rank 204th with 13.5 per game. The Wildcats allow 62.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 103rd and 32nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 30.1 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 11.8 assists per contest which puts them in 94th place in the nation. The Wildcats force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 147th in college basketball.
Northern Arizona Lumberjacks Betting Trends
The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks are 0-3 against the spread
The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks are 2-1 against the over/under
Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 5-5 against the spread
The Arizona Wildcats are 6-4 against the over/under
Northern Arizona Lumberjacks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Arizona Wildcats Injuries
12/15/15 G Elliott Pitts Undisclosed "?" Wednesday vs. Northern Arizona
11/29/15 C Kaleb Tarczewski Foot expected to miss 4-6 weeks
11/10/15 F Ray Smith Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Northern Arizona
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