Thursday, February 16, 2017
Matthew Knight Arena
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The Utah Utes head to Matthew Knight Arena to take on the Oregon Ducks on Thursday, February 16, 2017. The opening line for this game has Oregon as 10 point favorites.
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The Utes come into this game with an overall record of 17-8 and a road record of 4-4. They are 12-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-10. The Ducks have an overall record of 22-4 and a home record of 15-0. They have an over/under record of 10-15 and they are 15-10 against the spread.
Kyle Kuzma comes into this contest averaging 15.7 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Utes. He pulls down 10.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 65%. Lorenzo Bonam averages 13 points per game in 29.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3 assists per contest and 3 rebounds per game for Utah. His field goal percentage is 58% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
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Dillon Brooks averages 14.9 points per game while playing 23.3 minutes per contest this year for the Ducks. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Tyler Dorsey averages 13.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Utah averages 79.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 41st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9.9 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 103rd in the country. They average 37.8 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per game which ranks them 64th and 71st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 233rd with 13.8 per game. The Utes allow 69.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 104th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 123rd and 237th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.4 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 12.1 assists per contest which puts them in 81st place in the country. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 259th in Division 1.
Oregon averages 78.4 points per game this year which ranks them 54th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 13.6 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 31st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 61st in the nation. They average 36.8 rebounds per game and 16.8 assists per contest which ranks them 107th and 14th respectively. In the turnover department the Ducks rank 102nd with 12.5 per game. The Ducks allow 64.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 32nd in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 21st and 15th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.9 rebounds a game which ranks 56th and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 42nd place in the nation. The Ducks force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 71st in college basketball.
The Utes average 77.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 78 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 6.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 7.3 per contest. The Utes have an offensive rating of 112.3 and they assist on 50.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 57%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Utah turns the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 56% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.7%. The Utes give up 70.9 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 70.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Ducks score 82.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 81.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 11.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 20 points per game. The Ducks have a rating on offense of 113.4 and 60.4% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 55%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Oregon turns it over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 33.6%. The Ducks give up 62.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 70 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 12-10 against the spread
The Utah Utes are 12-10 against the over/under
Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 15-10 against the spread
The Oregon Ducks are 10-15 against the over/under
Utah Utes Injuries
12/16/16 G Tim Coleman Personal expected to transfer
Oregon Ducks Injuries
11/15/16 F M.J. Cage Knee expected to redshirt
Josh's Pick: Take Utah +10
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