Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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The Arizona Wildcats travel to Beasley Coliseum to play the Washington State Cougars on Wednesday, February 3, 2016. The opening line for this game has Arizona as 11 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 152.
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The Wildcats come into this game with an overall record of 17-5 and a road record of 3-3. They are 12-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 15-7. The Cougars have an overall record of 9-12 and a home record of 8-5. They have an over/under record of 11-9 and they are 9-11 against the spread.
Ryan Anderson comes into this contest averaging 15.2 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Wildcats. He pulls down 10.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 59% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Allonzo Trier averages 14.8 points per game in 28.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game for Arizona. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Josh Hawkinson averages 16 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per contest this year for the Cougars. He grabs 10.7 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Ike Iroegbu averages 14.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 3.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Arizona averages 81.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 20th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 14 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 6th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 33rd in the country. They average 40 rebounds per game and 15.5 assists per game which ranks them 33rd and 55th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 229th with 13.4 per game. The Wildcats allow 67.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 70th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 93rd and 37th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 28.4 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 12.7 assists per contest which puts them in 140th place in the country. They force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 253rd in the Division 1.
Washington State averages 74.5 points per game this year which ranks them 124th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -2.5 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 27th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 126th in the nation. They average 34 rebounds per game and 14.2 assists per contest which ranks them 263rd and 108th respectively. In the turnover department the Cougars rank 264th with 13.8 per game. The Cougars allow 77 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 279th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 191st and 171st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35 rebounds a game which ranks 118th and they give up 11.8 assists per contest which puts them in 81st place in the nation. The Cougars force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 274th in college basketball.
The Wildcats average 77.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 76 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 3.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 2.7 per contest. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 114.3 and they assist on 54.5% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 56%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Arizona turns the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 58.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 34.8%. The Wildcats give up 74.1 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 73.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Cougars score 79.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 63.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -16 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 3.5 points per game. The Cougars have a rating on offense of 103.1 and 51.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Washington State turns it over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 25.6%. The Cougars give up 76.1 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 79.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 12-10 against the spread
The Arizona Wildcats are 15-7 against the over/under
Washington State Cougars Betting Trends
The Washington State Cougars are 9-11 against the spread
The Washington State Cougars are 11-9 against the over/under
Arizona Wildcats Injuries
11/10/15 F Ray Smith Knee out for season
02/02/16 G Allonzo Trier Hand is upgraded to "?" Wednesday vs. Washington State
01/28/16 G Elliott Pitts Personal out indefinitely
Washington State Cougars Injuries
02/02/16 C Valentine Izundu Foot "?" Wednesday vs. Arizona
Josh's Pick: Take Arizona
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