Saturday, January 30, 2016
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The Washington Huskies travel to Galen Center to play the USC Trojans on Saturday, January 30, 2016. The opening line for this game has USC as 7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 136.
The Huskies come into this game with an overall record of 14-6 and a road record of 3-1. They are 11-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-6. The Trojans have an overall record of 16-5 and a home record of 12-0. They have an over/under record of 11-10 and they are 13-8 against the spread.
Andrew Andrews comes into this contest averaging 21.3 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Huskies. He pulls down 6.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Dejounte Murray averages 14.5 points per game in 32.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.6 assists per contest and 6.3 rebounds per game for Washington. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%.
Katin Reinhardt averages 12.5 points per game while playing 27.2 minutes per contest this year for the Trojans. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Julian Jacobs averages 12.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.1 rebounds per contest and 5.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Washington averages 84.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 8th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.4 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 253rd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 196th in the country. They average 42.9 rebounds per game and 15.2 assists per game which ranks them 4th and 64th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 314th with 14.6 per game. The Huskies allow 79.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 307th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 91st and 102nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42.8 rebounds a game which ranks 346th and they give up 12.8 assists per contest which puts them in 144th place in the country. They force 16.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the Division 1.
USC averages 83.5 points per game this year which ranks them 12th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 10.3 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 39% which is good for 31st in the nation. They average 42.1 rebounds per game and 15.7 assists per contest which ranks them 8th and 51st respectively. In the turnover department the Trojans rank 155th with 12.7 per game. The Trojans allow 73.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 200th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 42nd and 32nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38.7 rebounds a game which ranks 290th and they give up 12.7 assists per contest which puts them in 138th place in the nation. The Trojans force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 165th in college basketball.
The Huskies average 77.9 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 85.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -4.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 3 per contest. The Huskies have an offensive rating of 106.2 and they assist on 52.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 77.7 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 15.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.1% while their offensive rebound percentage is 36.6%. The Huskies give up 82.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 82.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Trojans score 86.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 77.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -4.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 18.2 points per game. The Trojans have a rating on offense of 110.5 and 52.8% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 73.9 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 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. USC turns it over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.1% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 33.2%. The Trojans give up 68.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 81.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 11-7 against the spread
The Washington Huskies are 12-6 against the over/under
USC Trojans Betting Trends
The USC Trojans are 13-8 against the spread
The USC Trojans are 11-10 against the over/under
Washington Huskies Injuries
No key injuries to report
USC Trojans Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Washington
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