Saturday, February 27, 2016
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The UCLA Bruins travel to Maples Pavilion to play the Stanford Cardinal on Saturday, February 27, 2016. The opening line for this game has Stanford as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Bruins come into this game with an overall record of 15-13 and a road record of 3-6. They are 11-17 against the spread and their over/under record is 16-12. The Cardinal have an overall record of 14-12 and a home record of 11-5. They have an over/under record of 11-13 and they are 10-13 against the spread.
Isaac Hamilton comes into this contest averaging 16.8 points per game while playing 35 minutes per night so far this season for the Bruins. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Bryce Alford averages 16.1 points per game in 36.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.4 assists per contest and 3.9 rebounds per game for UCLA. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Rosco Allen averages 15.6 points per game while playing 34 minutes per contest this year for the Cardinal. He grabs 6.3 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Dorian Pickens averages 11.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
UCLA averages 78.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 50th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 77th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 71st in the country. They average 40.5 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per game which ranks them 23rd and 38th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 125th with 12.2 per game. The Bruins allow 75.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 258th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 93rd and 164th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.9 rebounds a game which ranks 235th and they give up 14.4 assists per contest which puts them in 255th place in the country. They force 11.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 283rd in the Division 1.
Stanford averages 69.3 points per game this year which ranks them 250th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -0.5 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 263rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 255th in the nation. They average 34.4 rebounds per game and 11.6 assists per contest which ranks them 253rd and 279th respectively. In the turnover department the Cardinal rank 89th with 11.7 per game. The Cardinal allow 69.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 115th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 227th and 243rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35 rebounds a game which ranks 130th and they give up 13.8 assists per contest which puts them in 221st place in the nation. The Cardinal force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 83rd in college basketball.
The Bruins average 75.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 71 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -5.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 3.3 per contest. The Bruins have an offensive rating of 107.5 and they assist on 54.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.8 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 26% of their shots. UCLA turns the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.3% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.9%. The Bruins give up 80.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 67.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Cardinal score 72.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 69.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 8.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 4.7 points per game. The Cardinal have a rating on offense of 102.7 and 50.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 47%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Stanford turns it over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.1% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.1%. The Cardinal give up 67.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 61.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
UCLA Bruins Betting Trends
The UCLA Bruins are 11-17 against the spread
The UCLA Bruins are 16-12 against the over/under
Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 10-13 against the spread
The Stanford Cardinal are 11-13 against the over/under
UCLA Bruins Injuries
No key injuries to report
Stanford Cardinal Injuries
11/10/15 G Robert Cartwright Forearm out for season
02/23/16 F Reid Travis Leg out for season
Tony's Pick: Take UCLA
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