Saturday, December 10, 2016
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The Michigan Wolverines travel to Pauley Pavilion to play the UCLA Bruins on Saturday, December 10, 2016.
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The Wolverines come into this game with an overall record of 7-2 and a road record of 0-1. They are 2-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-4. The Bruins have an overall record of 9-0 and a home record of 5-0. They have an over/under record of 6-3 and they are 7-2 against the spread.
Zak Irvin comes into this contest averaging 13.6 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Wolverines. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Derrick Walton averages 12.1 points per game in 34 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.9 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game for Michigan. His field goal percentage is 37% for the year while his free throw percentage is 90%.
Isaac Hamilton averages 18.1 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per contest this year for the Bruins. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. TJ Leaf averages 17.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.4 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 67% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Michigan averages 69.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 250th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 139th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 164th in the country. They average 31.9 rebounds per game and 12.1 assists per game which ranks them 311th and 243rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 19th with 10.8 per game. The Wolverines allow 58.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 134th and 186th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 9.4 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the country. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 232nd in Division 1.
UCLA averages 97 points per game this year which ranks them 1st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 22 and their shooting percentage is 55% as a team which has them sitting in the 1st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 45% which is good for 2nd in the nation. They average 41.4 rebounds per game and 24 assists per contest which ranks them 23rd and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Bruins rank 109th with 12.8 per game. The Bruins allow 75 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 212th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 52nd and 212th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 128th and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 114th place in the nation. The Bruins force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 240th in college basketball.
The Wolverines average 67 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 68.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 8.3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 9 per contest. The Wolverines have an offensive rating of 109.7 and they assist on 50.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 63.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 45% of their shots. Michigan turns the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28.6%. The Wolverines give up 58.7 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 59.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bruins score 104.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 89.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 18 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 30.6 points per game. The Bruins have a rating on offense of 124 and 67.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 78.2 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 64%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 66% and they attempt 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. UCLA turns it over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 27.9%. The Bruins give up 73.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 71.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 2-4 against the spread
The Michigan Wolverines are 2-4 against the over/under
UCLA Bruins Betting Trends
The UCLA Bruins are 7-2 against the spread
The UCLA Bruins are 6-3 against the over/under
Michigan Wolverines Injuries
No key injuries to report
UCLA Bruins Injuries
11/30/16 F Alex Olesinski Foot out indefinitely
11/11/16 G Armani Dodson Shoulder out indefinitely
11/09/16 G Prince Ali Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take UCLA
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