Saturday, February 4, 2017
Matthew Knight Arena
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The Arizona Wildcats travel to Matthew Knight Arena to play the Oregon Ducks on Saturday, February 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has Oregon as 1.5 point favorites.
The Wildcats come into this game with an overall record of 20-2 and a road record of 5-0. They are 11-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-11. The Ducks have an overall record of 19-3 and a home record of 13-0. They have an over/under record of 8-13 and they are 12-9 against the spread.
Lauri Markkanen comes into this contest averaging 16.8 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Wildcats. He pulls down 7.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Dusan Ristic averages 11.9 points per game in 24.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.4 assists per contest and 6.4 rebounds per game for Arizona. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Dillon Brooks averages 13.4 points per game while playing 21.7 minutes per contest this year for the Ducks. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 73%. Chris Boucher averages 12.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.9 rebounds per contest and 0.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 61%.
Arizona averages 76.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 92nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 13.2 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 29th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 24th in the country. They average 37.7 rebounds per game and 14.2 assists per game which ranks them 78th and 115th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 58th with 11.9 per game. The Wildcats allow 63.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 28th and 8th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.5 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 87th place in the country. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 266th in Division 1.
Oregon averages 78.3 points per game this year which ranks them 56th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 14.4 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 34th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 112th in the nation. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 16.8 assists per contest which ranks them 98th and 17th respectively. In the turnover department the Ducks rank 147th with 13 per game. The Ducks allow 63.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 15th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.9 rebounds a game which ranks 59th and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 42nd place in the nation. The Ducks force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 42nd in college basketball.
The Wildcats average 73.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 84 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 8.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 13 per contest. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 112.8 and they assist on 53.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Arizona turns the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.3% while their offensive rebound percentage is 33.8%. The Wildcats give up 65 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 71 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Ducks score 83.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 69 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 4.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 21 points per game. The Ducks have a rating on offense of 112.5 and 60.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.8 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 55%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Oregon turns it over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 34.3%. The Ducks give up 62.1 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 64.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 11-9 against the spread
The Arizona Wildcats are 10-11 against the over/under
Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 12-9 against the spread
The Oregon Ducks are 8-13 against the over/under
Arizona Wildcats Injuries
11/17/16 G Dylan Smith Concussion out indefinitely
11/11/16 F Talbott Denny Knee out for season
11/08/16 F Ray Smith Knee out for season
Oregon Ducks Injuries
11/15/16 F M.J. Cage Knee expected to redshirt
Josh's Pick: Take Oregon -1.5
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