Saturday, February 11, 2017
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The Oregon Ducks travel to Galen Center to play the USC Trojans on Saturday, February 11, 2017. The opening line for this game has Oregon as 4.5 point favorites.
The Ducks come into this game with an overall record of 21-4 and a road record of 3-3. They are 14-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-15. The Trojans have an overall record of 21-4 and a home record of 12-2. They have an over/under record of 12-12 and they are 13-11 against the spread.
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Dillon Brooks comes into this contest averaging 14.6 points per game while playing 23.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Ducks. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 73%. Tyler Dorsey averages 12.8 points per game in 29.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game for Oregon. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Chimezie Metu averages 14.2 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per contest this year for the Trojans. He grabs 7.5 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage currently is at 73%. Elijah Stewart averages 13.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Oregon averages 78.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 56th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 13.7 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 31st. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 67th in the country. They average 36.8 rebounds per game and 17 assists per game which ranks them 113th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 102nd with 12.5 per game. The Ducks allow 64.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 27th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 50th and they give up 11.3 assists per contest which puts them in 36th place in the country. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 77th in Division 1.
USC averages 79.4 points per game this year which ranks them 42nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 121st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 74th in the nation. They average 37.8 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per contest which ranks them 65th and 69th respectively. In the turnover department the Trojans rank 23rd with 11.1 per game. The Trojans allow 71.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 149th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 64th and 170th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36 rebounds a game which ranks 200th and they give up 13.8 assists per contest which puts them in 211th place in the nation. The Trojans force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 197th in college basketball.
The Ducks average 72.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 78.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 4.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 8.3 per contest. The Ducks have an offensive rating of 113.4 and they assist on 61% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.2 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 40% of their shots. Oregon turns the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 33.4%. The Ducks give up 67.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 70 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Trojans score 81.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 86.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 14.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 12.5 points per game. The Trojans have a rating on offense of 111.1 and 55.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71.1 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. USC turns it over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.8%. The Trojans give up 69.1 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 72.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 14-10 against the spread
The Oregon Ducks are 9-15 against the over/under
USC Trojans Betting Trends
The USC Trojans are 13-11 against the spread
The USC Trojans are 12-12 against the over/under
Oregon Ducks Injuries
11/15/16 F M.J. Cage Knee expected to redshirt
02/08/17 F Keith Smith Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. USC
USC Trojans Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Oregon -4.5
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