Saturday, February 4, 2017
Alaska Airlines Arena
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The UCLA Bruins travel to Alaska Airlines Arena to play the Washington Huskies on Saturday, February 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has UCLA as 11 point favorites.
The Bruins come into this game with an overall record of 20-3 and a road record of 5-2. They are 12-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 13-8. The Huskies have an overall record of 9-13 and a home record of 7-6. They have an over/under record of 10-11 and they are 7-13 against the spread.
TJ Leaf comes into this contest averaging 17 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Bruins. He pulls down 8.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 64% while his free throw percentage is currently at 64%. Bryce Alford averages 16.2 points per game in 33.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 2.5 rebounds per game for UCLA. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Markelle Fultz averages 23.1 points per game while playing 35.7 minutes per contest this year for the Huskies. He grabs 6 rebounds per game and has 6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 65%. David Crisp averages 13.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3 rebounds per contest and 3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
UCLA averages 92.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 15.3 and their shooting percentage is 53% as a team which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 3rd in the country. They average 38.7 rebounds per game and 22 assists per game which ranks them 42nd and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 51st with 11.8 per game. The Bruins allow 77 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 267th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 87th and 269th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.6 rebounds a game which ranks 179th and they give up 13.1 assists per contest which puts them in 155th place in the country. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 274th in Division 1.
Washington averages 79.9 points per game this year which ranks them 39th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 0.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 106th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 42nd in the nation. They average 38.5 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per contest which ranks them 47th and 140th respectively. In the turnover department the Huskies rank 112th with 12.7 per game. The Huskies allow 79.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 312th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 207th and 329th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 184th and they give up 14.5 assists per contest which puts them in 251st place in the nation. The Huskies force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 247th in college basketball.
The Bruins average 87.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 85.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 8.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -1 per contest. The Bruins have an offensive rating of 122.1 and they assist on 64.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 75.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 61%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 63% and they shoot 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. UCLA turns the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.1% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28%. The Bruins give up 78.7 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 86.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Huskies score 83.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 71.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -10 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 3 points per game. The Huskies have a rating on offense of 108.2 and 47.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 73.5 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 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Washington turns it over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 35.2%. The Huskies give up 80.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 81.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
UCLA Bruins Betting Trends
The UCLA Bruins are 12-11 against the spread
The UCLA Bruins are 13-8 against the over/under
Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 7-13 against the spread
The Washington Huskies are 10-11 against the over/under
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
Washington Huskies Injuries
01/11/17 F Malik Dime Finger expected to miss 4-5 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take UCLA -11
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