Sunday, January 3, 2016
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The UCLA Bruins travel to Beasley Coliseum to play the Washington State Cougars on Sunday, January 3, 2016. The opening line for this game has UCLA as 4 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 148.
The Bruins come into this game with an overall record of 9-5 and a road record of 1-1. They are 4-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-6. The Cougars have an overall record of 8-5 and a home record of 7-2. They have an over/under record of 6-6 and they are 7-5 against the spread.
Bryce Alford comes into this contest averaging 17.4 points per game while playing 37.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Bruins. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. Isaac Hamilton averages 15.3 points per game in 34.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 4.6 rebounds per game for UCLA. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Josh Hawkinson averages 16.7 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per contest this year for the Cougars. He grabs 10.8 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Ike Iroegbu averages 13.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 4.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
UCLA averages 80 points per contest this season which ranks them 47th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 75th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 116th in the country. They average 43.2 rebounds per game and 15.2 assists per game which ranks them 9th and 70th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 227th with 13.6 per game. The Bruins allow 75.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 234th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 73rd and 100th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.6 rebounds a game which ranks 188th and they give up 14.3 assists per contest which puts them in 238th place in the country. They force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 271st in the Division 1.
Washington State averages 75.8 points per game this year which ranks them 104th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4.3 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 28th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 76th in the nation. They average 35.7 rebounds per game and 15.2 assists per contest which ranks them 205th and 69th respectively. In the turnover department the Cougars rank 264th with 14.2 per game. The Cougars allow 71.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 163rd in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 143rd and 87th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 73rd and they give up 9.4 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the nation. The Cougars force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 164th in college basketball.
UCLA Bruins Betting Trends
The UCLA Bruins are 4-10 against the spread
The UCLA Bruins are 8-6 against the over/under
Washington State Cougars Betting Trends
The Washington State Cougars are 7-5 against the spread
The Washington State Cougars are 6-6 against the over/under
UCLA Bruins Injuries
12/31/15 F Gyorgy Goloman Stress Fracture out another 1-2 weeks
Washington State Cougars Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take UCLA
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