Sunday, February 7, 2016
Matthew Knight Arena
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The Utah Utes travel to Matthew Knight Arena to play the Oregon Ducks on Sunday, February 7, 2016. The opening line for this game has Oregon as 6 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
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The Utes come into this game with an overall record of 17-6 and a road record of 3-4. They are 9-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 13-8. The Ducks have an overall record of 19-4 and a home record of 14-0. They have an over/under record of 9-11 and they are 13-7 against the spread.
Jakob Poeltl comes into this contest averaging 17.4 points per game while playing 28.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Utes. He pulls down 8.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 65% while his free throw percentage is currently at 69%. Kyle Kuzma averages 11.7 points per game in 25.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 5.9 rebounds per game for Utah. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Dillon Brooks averages 16.3 points per game while playing 33 minutes per contest this year for the Ducks. He grabs 6 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Elgin Cook averages 13.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.6 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Utah averages 77.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 74th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.8 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 173rd in the country. They average 38.1 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per game which ranks them 80th and 79th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 116th with 12.2 per game. The Utes allow 69.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 114th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 75th and 300th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.2 rebounds a game which ranks 57th and they give up 10.6 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the country. They force 10.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 335th in the Division 1.
Oregon averages 77.7 points per game this year which ranks them 64th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 9.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 56th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 172nd in the nation. They average 36 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per contest which ranks them 178th and 124th respectively. In the turnover department the Ducks rank 77th with 11.7 per game. The Ducks allow 67.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 72nd in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 82nd and 149th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 78th and they give up 12.8 assists per contest which puts them in 149th place in the nation. The Ducks force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 40th in college basketball.
The Utes average 69.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 79.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -1.1 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 9.7 per contest. The Utes have an offensive rating of 113.6 and they assist on 56.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 55%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they shoot 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Utah turns the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.3%. The Utes give up 70.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 69.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Ducks score 79.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 83.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 15 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 13.9 points per game. The Ducks have a rating on offense of 111.1 and 51% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Oregon turns it over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 34.3%. The Ducks give up 65.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 68.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 9-11 against the spread
The Utah Utes are 13-8 against the over/under
Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 13-7 against the spread
The Oregon Ducks are 9-11 against the over/under
Utah Utes Injuries
12/16/15 G Brandon Miller Personal left the program
02/06/16 G Kenneth Ogbe Groin "?" Sunday vs. Oregon
01/07/16 C Makol Mawien Redshirt out for season
Oregon Ducks Injuries
02/06/16 F Chris Boucher Ankle injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Utah U
01/09/16 F Trevor Manual Personal has left team
01/06/16 G Dylan Ennis Foot out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Utah
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