Thursday, January 26, 2017
Jon M. Huntsman Center
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The Oregon Ducks travel to Jon M. Huntsman Center to play the Utah Utes on Thursday, January 26, 2017. The opening line for this game has Oregon as 4 point favorites.
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The Ducks come into this game with an overall record of 18-2 and a road record of 2-1. They are 11-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-11. The Utes have an overall record of 14-5 and a home record of 9-2. They have an over/under record of 9-7 and they are 10-6 against the spread.
Dillon Brooks comes into this contest averaging 13.4 points per game while playing 20.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Ducks. He pulls down 2.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 72%. Chris Boucher averages 13.2 points per game in 25.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 6.9 rebounds per game for Oregon. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 61%.
Kyle Kuzma averages 15.3 points per game while playing 30.2 minutes per contest this year for the Utes. He grabs 10 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 64%. Lorenzo Bonam averages 13.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Oregon averages 79.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 46th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 16.1 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 25th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 83rd in the country. They average 37.7 rebounds per game and 17.4 assists per game which ranks them 83rd and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 151st with 13.1 per game. The Ducks allow 63.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 13th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.5 rebounds a game which ranks 39th and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 33rd place in the country. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 39th in Division 1.
Utah averages 80.8 points per game this year which ranks them 34th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 12.1 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a team which has them sitting in the 3rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 101st in the nation. They average 37.9 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per contest which ranks them 79th and 84th respectively. In the turnover department the Utes rank 166th with 13.2 per game. The Utes allow 68.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 85th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 78th and 212th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 30.8 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 44th place in the nation. The Utes force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 266th in college basketball.
The Ducks average 72.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 80 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 7.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 27.3 per contest. The Ducks have an offensive rating of 113.4 and they assist on 61.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 55%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Oregon turns the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 34.9%. The Ducks give up 65 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 52.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Utes score 83.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 88 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 20.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 15.1 points per game. The Utes have a rating on offense of 113.6 and 48.9% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71.8 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 57%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Utah turns it over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 56% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31%. The Utes give up 68.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 67.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 11-8 against the spread
The Oregon Ducks are 8-11 against the over/under
Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 10-6 against the spread
The Utah Utes are 9-7 against the over/under
Oregon Ducks Injuries
11/15/16 F M.J. Cage Knee expected to redshirt
01/22/17 F Dillon Brooks Foot out indefinitely
Utah Utes Injuries
12/16/16 G Tim Coleman Personal expected to transfer
01/25/17 F David Collette Concussion "?" Thursday vs. Oregon
Tony's Pick: Take Utah +4
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