Thursday, January 28, 2016
For Updated Odds on This Game Click Here
The Washington Huskies travel to Pauley Pavilion to play the UCLA Bruins on Thursday, January 28, 2016. The opening line for this game has UCLA as 7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Huskies come into this game with an overall record of 13-6 and a road record of 2-1. They are 10-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-6. The Bruins have an overall record of 12-8 and a home record of 9-2. They have an over/under record of 13-7 and they are 7-13 against the spread.
Andrew Andrews comes into this contest averaging 21.7 points per game while playing 33 minutes per night so far this season for the Huskies. He pulls down 6.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Dejounte Murray averages 14.7 points per game in 32.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.7 assists per contest and 6.4 rebounds per game for Washington. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 64%.
Bryce Alford averages 16.7 points per game while playing 37 minutes per contest this year for the Bruins. He grabs 4 rebounds per game and has 5.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Isaac Hamilton averages 16.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Washington averages 84.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 8th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.6 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 256th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 213th in the country. They average 43.1 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per game which ranks them 4th and 62nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 293rd with 14.3 per game. The Huskies allow 78.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 300th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 91st and 105th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42.8 rebounds a game which ranks 346th and they give up 12.7 assists per contest which puts them in 138th place in the country. They force 16.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the Division 1.
UCLA averages 79.8 points per game this year which ranks them 38th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 60th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 83rd in the nation. They average 41.4 rebounds per game and 15.7 assists per contest which ranks them 21st and 50th respectively. In the turnover department the Bruins rank 160th with 12.7 per game. The Bruins allow 77.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 283rd in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 117th and 115th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37 rebounds a game which ranks 213th and they give up 14.4 assists per contest which puts them in 250th place in the nation. The Bruins force 11.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 311th in college basketball.
The Huskies average 76.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 86.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -5.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 3.7 per contest. The Huskies have an offensive rating of 106.2 and they assist on 52.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 77.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Washington turns the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 37.1%.
The Bruins score 81.5 ppg at home and they have averaged 76.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -6.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 7.6 points per game. The Bruins have a rating on offense of 109.3 and 53.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71.6 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 26% of their shots. UCLA turns it over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 35.7%.
Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 10-7 against the spread
The Washington Huskies are 11-6 against the over/under
UCLA Bruins Betting Trends
The UCLA Bruins are 7-13 against the spread
The UCLA Bruins are 13-7 against the over/under
Washington Huskies Injuries
No key injuries to report
UCLA Bruins Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Washington
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Guy Bruhn
Get all of this Weeks College Basketball Picks
Get all of this Weeks 100% profit guaranteed Expert College Basketball Picks