Saturday, January 16, 2016
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The Washington State Cougars travel to McKale Center to play the Arizona Wildcats on Saturday, January 16, 2016. The opening line for this game has Arizona as 15.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
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The Cougars come into this game with an overall record of 9-7 and a road record of 0-2. They are 8-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-6. The Wildcats have an overall record of 14-3 and a home record of 10-0. They have an over/under record of 12-5 and they are 9-8 against the spread.
Josh Hawkinson comes into this contest averaging 17.1 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Cougars. He pulls down 11.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 57% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Ike Iroegbu averages 14.3 points per game in 30.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.3 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game for Washington State. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Ryan Anderson averages 14.8 points per game while playing 29 minutes per contest this year for the Wildcats. He grabs 10.3 rebounds per game and has 0.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Allonzo Trier averages 14.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Washington State averages 77.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 71st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.9 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 20th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 48th in the country. They average 35.9 rebounds per game and 15.2 assists per game which ranks them 192nd and 62nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 265th with 13.9 per game. The Cougars allow 74.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 219th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 134th and 101st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.7 rebounds a game which ranks 108th and they give up 10.4 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the country. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 215th in the Division 1.
Arizona averages 82.6 points per game this year which ranks them 19th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 15.4 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 16th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 108th in the nation. They average 41.6 rebounds per game and 15.2 assists per contest which ranks them 20th and 64th respectively. In the turnover department the Wildcats rank 193rd with 13.2 per game. The Wildcats allow 67.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 76th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 95th and 51st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 29.5 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 13.2 assists per contest which puts them in 167th place in the nation. The Wildcats force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 197th in college basketball.
Washington State Cougars Betting Trends
The Washington State Cougars are 8-7 against the spread
The Washington State Cougars are 9-6 against the over/under
Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 9-8 against the spread
The Arizona Wildcats are 12-5 against the over/under
Washington State Cougars Injuries
No key injuries to report
Arizona Wildcats Injuries
11/10/15 F Ray Smith Knee out for season
01/14/16 G Elliott Pitts Personal "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
01/10/16 G Allonzo Trier Hand expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Washington State
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