Wednesday, January 13, 2016
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The USC Trojans travel to Pauley Pavilion to play the UCLA Bruins on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has UCLA as 2 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 157.5.
The Trojans come into this game with an overall record of 14-3 and a road record of 2-1. They are 12-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-9. The Bruins have an overall record of 11-6 and a home record of 9-1. They have an over/under record of 11-6 and they are 6-11 against the spread.
Jordan McLaughlin comes into this contest averaging 13.1 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Trojans. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 69%. Julian Jacobs averages 12.9 points per game in 31.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.7 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game for USC. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Bryce Alford averages 17.4 points per game while playing 37 minutes per contest this year for the Bruins. He grabs 4 rebounds per game and has 5.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Isaac Hamilton averages 16.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
USC averages 84.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 14th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 12.6 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 54th. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 12th in the country. They average 42.8 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per game which ranks them 9th and 50th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 193rd with 13.2 per game. The Trojans allow 71.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 169th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 65th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.6 rebounds a game which ranks 277th and they give up 11.8 assists per contest which puts them in 84th place in the country. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 139th in the Division 1.
UCLA averages 80.4 points per game this year which ranks them 38th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 69th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 64th in the nation. They average 42.1 rebounds per game and 15.6 assists per contest which ranks them 14th and 56th respectively. In the turnover department the Bruins rank 178th with 13 per game. The Bruins allow 76.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 268th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 111th and 110th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.5 rebounds a game which ranks 192nd and they give up 14.2 assists per contest which puts them in 238th place in the nation. The Bruins force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 282nd in college basketball.
USC Trojans Betting Trends
The USC Trojans are 12-5 against the spread
The USC Trojans are 8-9 against the over/under
UCLA Bruins Betting Trends
The UCLA Bruins are 6-11 against the spread
The UCLA Bruins are 11-6 against the over/under
USC Trojans Injuries
No key injuries to report
UCLA Bruins Injuries
01/03/16 F Gyorgy Goloman Stress Fracture out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take USC
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