Sunday, January 8, 2017
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The Stanford Cardinal travel to Pauley Pavilion to play the UCLA Bruins on Sunday, January 8, 2017.
The Cardinal come into this game with an overall record of 8-7 and a road record of 0-3. They are 5-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-8. The Bruins have an overall record of 15-1 and a home record of 9-0. They have an over/under record of 8-7 and they are 10-6 against the spread.
Reid Travis comes into this contest averaging 17.5 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Cardinal. He pulls down 9.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 57% while his free throw percentage is currently at 68%. Dorian Pickens averages 13.2 points per game in 29.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game for Stanford. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
TJ Leaf averages 17.5 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per contest this year for the Bruins. He grabs 9.1 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 66% and his free throw percentage currently is at 62%. Bryce Alford averages 16.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.6 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Stanford averages 67.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 277th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -3 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 242nd. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 312th in the country. They average 34.8 rebounds per game and 13.1 assists per game which ranks them 232nd and 191st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 216th with 14 per game. The Cardinal allow 70.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 126th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 193rd and 285th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 40th and they give up 13.1 assists per contest which puts them in 158th place in the country. They force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 137th in Division 1.
UCLA averages 93.1 points per game this year which ranks them 2nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 19 and their shooting percentage is 54% as a team which has them sitting in the 1st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 4th in the nation. They average 39.8 rebounds per game and 22.8 assists per contest which ranks them 33rd and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Bruins rank 71st with 12.1 per game. The Bruins allow 74.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 210th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 66th and 232nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 161st and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 104th place in the nation. The Bruins force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 204th in college basketball.
The Cardinal average 63.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 67 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -5.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -20 per contest. The Cardinal have an offensive rating of 96.9 and they assist on 56.4% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70.4 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 26% of their shots. Stanford turns the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.1% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28.5%. The Cardinal give up 69.1 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 87 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bruins score 98.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 81.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 26.1 points per game. The Bruins have a rating on offense of 122.7 and 66.4% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 75.9 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 62%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 64% and they attempt 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. UCLA turns it over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 29.2%. The Bruins give up 72.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 74.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 5-9 against the spread
The Stanford Cardinal are 6-8 against the over/under
UCLA Bruins Betting Trends
The UCLA Bruins are 10-6 against the spread
The UCLA Bruins are 8-7 against the over/under
Stanford Cardinal Injuries
01/05/17 F Reid Travis Shoulder out indefinitely
UCLA Bruins Injuries
11/11/16 G Armani Dodson Shoulder out indefinitely
01/05/17 F Alex Olesinski Foot out for season
01/05/17 G Prince Ali Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take UCLA
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