Saturday, March 5, 2016
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The Oregon Ducks travel to Galen Center to play the USC Trojans on Saturday, March 5, 2016. The opening line for this game has Oregon as 1.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
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The Ducks come into this game with an overall record of 24-6 and a road record of 4-5. They are 16-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-15. The Trojans have an overall record of 20-10 and a home record of 16-1. They have an over/under record of 16-14 and they are 17-13 against the spread.
Dillon Brooks comes into this contest averaging 17.2 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Ducks. He pulls down 5.8 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 83%. Elgin Cook averages 14.2 points per game in 31.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 4.7 rebounds per game for Oregon. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Jordan McLaughlin averages 13 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per contest this year for the Trojans. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 71%. Nikola Jovanovic averages 12.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.1 rebounds per contest and 0.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 65%.
Oregon averages 77.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 58th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 58th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 201st in the country. They average 35.3 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per game which ranks them 197th and 124th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 64th with 11.4 per game. The Ducks allow 69 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 97th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 130th and 269th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33 rebounds a game which ranks 57th and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 183rd place in the country. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 51st in the Division 1.
USC averages 81.2 points per game this year which ranks them 16th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 6.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 69th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 26th in the nation. They average 39.7 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per contest which ranks them 34th and 57th respectively. In the turnover department the Trojans rank 139th with 12.4 per game. The Trojans allow 74.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 239th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 59th and 42nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38.2 rebounds a game which ranks 292nd and they give up 13.6 assists per contest which puts them in 204th place in the nation. The Trojans force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 186th in college basketball.
The Ducks average 73.8 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 79.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 1.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 11.7 per contest. The Ducks have an offensive rating of 111.7 and they assist on 51.4% 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 14.6 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 33.8%. The Ducks give up 72.1 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 67.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Trojans score 85.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 70 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -10.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 15 points per game. The Trojans have a rating on offense of 109.3 and 52.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 73 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. USC turns it over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32.2%. The Trojans give up 70.2 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 80.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 16-11 against the spread
The Oregon Ducks are 12-15 against the over/under
USC Trojans Betting Trends
The USC Trojans are 17-13 against the spread
The USC Trojans are 16-14 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
USC Trojans Injuries
02/11/16 F Darion Clark Shoulder out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Oregon
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