Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Alaska Airlines Arena
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The USC Trojans travel to Alaska Airlines Arena to play the Washington Huskies on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. The opening line for this game has USC as 2.5 point favorites.
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The Trojans come into this game with an overall record of 18-4 and a road record of 4-2. They are 10-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-11. The Huskies have an overall record of 9-12 and a home record of 7-5. They have an over/under record of 10-10 and they are 7-12 against the spread.
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Elijah Stewart comes into this contest averaging 14.1 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Trojans. He pulls down 5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Jordan McLaughlin averages 13.9 points per game in 34.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.3 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game for USC. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Markelle Fultz averages 23.3 points per game while playing 35.6 minutes per contest this year for the Huskies. He grabs 6.1 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 66%. David Crisp averages 13.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.9 rebounds per contest and 2.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
USC averages 78.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 55th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 147th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 91st in the country. They average 38.2 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per game which ranks them 63rd and 86th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 26th with 11.2 per game. The Trojans allow 71.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 140th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 64th and 178th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.3 rebounds a game which ranks 212th and they give up 13.4 assists per contest which puts them in 178th place in the country. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 201st in Division 1.
Washington averages 80.2 points per game this year which ranks them 38th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 0.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 98th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 34th in the nation. They average 38.6 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per contest which ranks them 47th and 147th respectively. In the turnover department the Huskies rank 95th with 12.5 per game. The Huskies allow 79.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 311th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc ranking them 203rd and 331st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.9 rebounds a game which ranks 187th and they give up 14.3 assists per contest which puts them in 245th place in the nation. The Huskies force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 243rd in college basketball.
The Trojans average 75 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 77.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 0.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 1.3 per contest. The Trojans have an offensive rating of 110.1 and they assist on 55% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. USC turns the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.3% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.7%. The Trojans give up 74.4 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 76 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Huskies score 84.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 71 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -14.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 3.9 points per game. The Huskies have a rating on offense of 108.9 and 46.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 73.2 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 31% of their shots. Washington turns it over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 35.5%. The Huskies give up 80.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 85.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
USC Trojans Betting Trends
The USC Trojans are 10-11 against the spread
The USC Trojans are 10-11 against the over/under
Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 7-12 against the spread
The Washington Huskies are 10-10 against the over/under
USC Trojans Injuries
01/25/17 F Bennie Boatwright Knee "?" Wednesday vs. Washington U
Washington Huskies Injuries
01/11/17 F Malik Dime Finger expected to miss 4-5 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take USC -2.5
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