Wednesday, March 2, 2016
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The Oregon Ducks travel to Pauley Pavilion to play the UCLA Bruins on Wednesday, March 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has Oregon as 1.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
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The Ducks come into this game with an overall record of 23-6 and a road record of 3-5. They are 15-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-14. The Bruins have an overall record of 15-14 and a home record of 11-4. They have an over/under record of 17-12 and they are 11-18 against the spread.
Dillon Brooks comes into this contest averaging 17.2 points per game while playing 33 minutes per night so far this season for the Ducks. He pulls down 5.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Elgin Cook averages 14.2 points per game in 30.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 4.6 rebounds per game for Oregon. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Isaac Hamilton averages 16.9 points per game while playing 35.2 minutes per contest this year for the Bruins. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Bryce Alford averages 16.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 5.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Oregon averages 77.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 57th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 59th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 186th in the country. They average 35.1 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per game which ranks them 208th and 126th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 57th with 11.4 per game. The Ducks allow 69 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 95th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 124th and 278th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.2 rebounds a game which ranks 60th and they give up 13.1 assists per contest which puts them in 169th place in the country. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 50th in the Division 1.
UCLA averages 77.9 points per game this year which ranks them 54th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 2.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 80th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 59th in the nation. They average 40.1 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per contest which ranks them 27th and 40th respectively. In the turnover department the Bruins rank 123rd with 12.2 per game. The Bruins allow 75.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 263rd in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 114th and 174th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.7 rebounds a game which ranks 221st and they give up 14.3 assists per contest which puts them in 253rd place in the nation. The Bruins force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 290th in college basketball.
The Ducks average 73.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 84.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 1.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 12.3 per contest. The Ducks have an offensive rating of 111.8 and they assist on 51.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.8 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 34% of their shots. Oregon turns the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 33.7%. The Ducks give up 72.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 72 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bruins score 80.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 70 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 1 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 9.1 points per game. The Bruins have a rating on offense of 107.8 and 54.9% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. UCLA turns it over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 33.4%. The Bruins give up 71.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 69 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 15-11 against the spread
The Oregon Ducks are 12-14 against the over/under
UCLA Bruins Betting Trends
The UCLA Bruins are 11-18 against the spread
The UCLA Bruins are 17-12 against the over/under
Oregon Ducks Injuries
01/09/16 F Trevor Manual Personal has left team
01/06/16 G Dylan Ennis Foot out for season
UCLA Bruins Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Oregon
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