Friday, December 30, 2016
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The UCLA Bruins travel to Gill Coliseum to play the Oregon State Beavers on Friday, December 30, 2016. The opening line for this game has UCLA as 19 point favorites.
The Bruins come into this game with an overall record of 13-1 and a road record of 1-1. They are 10-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-5. The Beavers have an overall record of 4-10 and a home record of 4-4. They have an over/under record of 5-7 and they are 4-8 against the spread.
TJ Leaf comes into this contest averaging 17.5 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Bruins. He pulls down 9.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 66% while his free throw percentage is currently at 59%. Isaac Hamilton averages 16.8 points per game in 31.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.5 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game for UCLA. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Drew Eubanks averages 13.5 points per game while playing 30.2 minutes per contest this year for the Beavers. He grabs 8.4 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage currently is at 71%. Jaquori McLaughlin averages 12.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.6 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
UCLA averages 95.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 20.1 and their shooting percentage is 55% as a team which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 43% which is good for 3rd in the country. They average 40.3 rebounds per game and 23.3 assists per game which ranks them 29th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 84th with 12.5 per game. The Bruins allow 75.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 217th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 71st and 208th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35 rebounds a game which ranks 135th and they give up 12.9 assists per contest which puts them in 138th place in the country. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 229th in Division 1.
Oregon State averages 65.2 points per game this year which ranks them 299th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 174th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 269th in the nation. They average 35.5 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per contest which ranks them 195th and 273rd respectively. In the turnover department the Beavers rank 334th with 16.6 per game. The Beavers allow 68.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 85th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 35th and 106th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.8 rebounds a game which ranks 212th and they give up 11.8 assists per contest which puts them in 78th place in the nation. The Beavers force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 189th in college basketball.
The Bruins average 87.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 85 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 9.3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 8.3 per contest. The Bruins have an offensive rating of 124.5 and they assist on 66.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 77 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 63%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 65% and they shoot 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. UCLA turns the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 29.3%. The Bruins give up 78.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 76.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Beavers score 70 ppg at home and they have averaged 59 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 1.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 4.1 points per game. The Beavers have a rating on offense of 96.2 and 53.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.8 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Oregon State turns it over an average of 21.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 28.6%. The Beavers give up 65.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 57.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
UCLA Bruins Betting Trends
The UCLA Bruins are 10-4 against the spread
The UCLA Bruins are 8-5 against the over/under
Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers are 4-8 against the spread
The Oregon State Beavers are 5-7 against the over/under
UCLA Bruins Injuries
11/30/16 F Alex Olesinski Foot out indefinitely
11/11/16 G Armani Dodson Shoulder out indefinitely
11/09/16 G Prince Ali Knee out indefinitely
Oregon State Beavers Injuries
12/27/16 F Tres Tinkle Wrist out indefinitely
12/16/16 C Cheikh N'diaye Shoulder out indefinitely
12/16/16 F Keondre Dew Suspension out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Oregon State +19
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