Detroit at UCLA College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/3/2017
Sunday, December 3, 2017
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The Detroit Titans travel to Pauley Pavilion to play the UCLA Bruins on Sunday, December 3, 2017. The opening line for this game has UCLA as 20.5 point favorites.
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Detroit heads into this matchup with a mark of 4-3. They currently have a point differential of 3.1 as they are averaging 93.7 points per contest while giving up 90.6 per game. UCLA has an overall record of 6-1. They are averaging 84.0 points per game and surrendering 75.4, good for a point differential of 8.6.
Valuable Detroit Titans Betting Trends
The Detroit Titans are 3-2 against the spread this season
The Detroit Titans are 3-2 against the over/under this year
Important UCLA Bruins Betting Trends
The UCLA Bruins are 2-5 against the spread this season
The UCLA Bruins are 3-4 against the over/under this year
Key Detroit Titans Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key UCLA Bruins Injuries
12/02/17 G Jaylen Hands Foot is "?" Sunday vs Detroit U
11/08/17 F Cody Riley Suspension is out indefinitely
11/08/17 F Jalen Hill Suspension is out indefinitely
11/08/17 G LiAngelo Ball Suspension is out indefinitely
Corey Allen averages 17.6 points per game in 32.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%. Kameron Chatman averages 19.7 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is at 72%.
Kris Wilkes averages 13.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.4 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 55%. Aaron Holiday averages 16.9 points per game while playing 36.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 5.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Titans allow 90.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 346th in the nation. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 284th and 182nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42.0 rebounds a game which ranks 341st, and they give up 17.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 330th place in the country. They force 17.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 312th in college basketball. Detroit averages 93.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 6th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 3.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 111th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 165th in D-1. They average 38.3 rebounds per game and 16.4 assists per game, which ranks them 121st and 64th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 204th with 13.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bruins surrender 75.4 points per contest, which ranks them 241st in the country. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 88th and 258th in those defensive statistics. They rank 184th with 13.1 assists allowed per contest, and 244th with 37.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bruins are 61st in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per game this season. UCLA is 51st in Division 1 with 84.0 points per game this year. They are 97th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 8.6. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 186th in the nation. They are 33rd in college basketball in rebounding with 42.0 boards per game and 118th in assists per contest with 15.3. The Bruins are 246th in turnovers per game with 12.7.
The Titans are 300th in the country in defensive rating with 108.6, and their offensive rating of 112.3 is ranked 77th. They are 4th in college basketball in pace with 82 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 122nd. As a unit they are 104th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 152nd in D-1. Detroit is 313th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 260th in the country.
UCLA is 304th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 118th in Division 1. The Bruins are 162nd in the nation in defensive rating with 98.5, and their offensive rating of 109.7 is ranked 115th. They are 53rd in D-1 in pace with 75.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 143rd. As a unit they are 157th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 305th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Detroit/UCLA college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take UCLA -20.5
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