Saturday, January 30, 2016
Jon M. Huntsman Center
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The Stanford Cardinal travel to Jon M. Huntsman Center to play the Utah Utes on Saturday, January 30, 2016. The opening line for this game has Utah as 9 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 137.
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The Cardinal come into this game with an overall record of 11-8 and a road record of 1-3. They are 7-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-9. The Utes have an overall record of 16-5 and a home record of 10-1. They have an over/under record of 11-8 and they are 8-10 against the spread.
Rosco Allen comes into this contest averaging 15.1 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Cardinal. He pulls down 6.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 72%. Reid Travis averages 12.8 points per game in 32.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 7.1 rebounds per game for Stanford. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 48%.
Jakob Poeltl averages 17 points per game while playing 27.9 minutes per contest this year for the Utes. He grabs 9 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 64% and his free throw percentage currently is at 68%. Jordan Loveridge averages 11.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Stanford averages 70.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 216th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0.4 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 269th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 226th in the country. They average 35.8 rebounds per game and 11.6 assists per game which ranks them 184th and 276th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 59th with 11.6 per game. The Cardinal allow 69.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 124th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 191st and 244th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 172nd and they give up 14.1 assists per contest which puts them in 229th place in the country. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 97th in the Division 1.
Utah averages 76.7 points per game this year which ranks them 88th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 37th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 191st in the nation. They average 38.6 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per contest which ranks them 68th and 72nd respectively. In the turnover department the Utes rank 102nd with 12.1 per game. The Utes allow 69.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 107th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 76th and 328th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.6 rebounds a game which ranks 69th and they give up 10.5 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the nation. The Utes force 10.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 337th in college basketball.
The Cardinal average 64.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 69 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -8.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -9.3 per contest. The Cardinal have an offensive rating of 103.9 and they assist on 50.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Stanford turns the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 33.2%. The Cardinal give up 72.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 78.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Utes score 83.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 81.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 11.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 16.1 points per game. The Utes have a rating on offense of 112.6 and 57.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 55%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Utah turns it over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.3% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.9%. The Utes give up 67.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 70 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 7-9 against the spread
The Stanford Cardinal are 8-9 against the over/under
Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 8-10 against the spread
The Utah Utes are 11-8 against the over/under
Stanford Cardinal Injuries
12/20/15 F Reid Travis Leg out indefinitely
11/10/15 G Robert Cartwright Forearm out for season
Utah Utes Injuries
12/16/15 G Brandon Miller Personal left the program
01/07/16 C Makol Mawien Redshirt out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Stanford
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