Saturday, March 12, 2016
MGM Grand Garden Arena
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The Oregon Ducks travel to MGM Grand Garden Arena to play the Utah Utes on Saturday, March 12, 2016. The opening line for this game has Oregon as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 145.
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The Ducks come into this game with an overall record of 25-6 and a road record of 5-5. They are 17-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-16. The Utes have an overall record of 24-7 and a home record of 16-1. They have an over/under record of 15-14 and they are 15-14 against the spread.
Dillon Brooks comes into this contest averaging 16.7 points per game while playing 32.9 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 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Elgin Cook averages 14.6 points per game in 31.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 4.9 rebounds per game for Oregon. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Jakob Poeltl averages 17.8 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per contest this year for the Utes. He grabs 9.1 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 66% and his free throw percentage currently is at 69%. Jordan Loveridge averages 11.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Oregon averages 77.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 54th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 58th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 205th in the country. They average 35.7 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per game which ranks them 178th and 145th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 75th with 11.6 per game. The Ducks allow 69.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 102nd in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 133rd and 240th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.9 rebounds a game which ranks 49th and they give up 13.2 assists per contest which puts them in 178th place in the country. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 55th in the Division 1.
Utah averages 76.9 points per game this year which ranks them 67th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 8.8 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 11th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 117th in the nation. They average 37.3 rebounds per game and 15.7 assists per contest which ranks them 95th and 38th respectively. In the turnover department the Utes rank 96th with 11.8 per game. The Utes allow 68.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 73rd in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 51st and 276th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.2 rebounds a game which ranks 64th and they give up 10.7 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the nation. The Utes force 10.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 323rd in college basketball.
The Ducks average 74.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 78.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 2.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 8 per contest. The Ducks have an offensive rating of 111.6 and they assist on 50% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.9 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 10.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 34.2%. The Ducks give up 72 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 70.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Utes score 82.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 69 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 5.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 17.2 points per game. The Utes have a rating on offense of 113.6 and 58.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 56%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Utah turns it over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.2%. The Utes give up 65.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 63.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 17-12 against the spread
The Oregon Ducks are 12-16 against the over/under
Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 15-14 against the spread
The Utah Utes are 15-14 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
Utah Utes Injuries
03/11/16 F Austin Montgomery Undisclosed "?" Friday vs. California
03/11/16 G Jake Connor Undisclosed "?" Friday vs. California
03/11/16 G Kenneth Ogbe Groin "?" Friday vs. California
01/07/16 C Makol Mawien Redshirt out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Oregon
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