Thursday, January 7, 2016
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The Arizona Wildcats travel to Pauley Pavilion to play the UCLA Bruins on Thursday, January 7, 2016. The opening line for this game has Arizona as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Wildcats come into this game with an overall record of 13-1 and a road record of 2-0. They are 8-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-5. The Bruins have an overall record of 9-6 and a home record of 7-1. They have an over/under record of 9-6 and they are 4-11 against the spread.
Ryan Anderson comes into this contest averaging 15.1 points per game while playing 29.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Wildcats. He pulls down 10.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. Allonzo Trier averages 14.1 points per game in 26.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game for Arizona. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Bryce Alford averages 16.9 points per game while playing 37.2 minutes per contest this year for the Bruins. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 5.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Isaac Hamilton averages 16.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.7 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Arizona averages 80 points per contest this season which ranks them 47th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 16.7 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 26th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 175th in the country. They average 41.1 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per game which ranks them 28th and 87th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 174th with 13.1 per game. The Wildcats allow 63.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 71st and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 28.7 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 11.9 assists per contest which puts them in 88th place in the country. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 184th in the Division 1.
UCLA averages 79.9 points per game this year which ranks them 49th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 81st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 129th in the nation. They average 42.9 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per contest which ranks them 11th and 78th respectively. In the turnover department the Bruins rank 196th with 13.3 per game. The Bruins allow 76.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 251st in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 99th and 111th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.3 rebounds a game which ranks 181st and they give up 14.7 assists per contest which puts them in 258th place in the nation. The Bruins force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 279th in college basketball.
Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 8-6 against the spread
The Arizona Wildcats are 9-5 against the over/under
UCLA Bruins Betting Trends
The UCLA Bruins are 4-11 against the spread
The UCLA Bruins are 9-6 against the over/under
Arizona Wildcats Injuries
11/10/15 F Ray Smith Knee out for season
01/06/16 G Elliott Pitts Personal "?" Thursday vs. UCLA
UCLA Bruins Injuries
01/03/16 F Gyorgy Goloman Stress Fracture out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Arizona
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