Sunday, February 19, 2017
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The Utah Utes head to Gill Coliseum to take on the Oregon State Beavers on Sunday, February 19, 2017. The opening line for this game has Utah as 14 point favorites.
The Utes come into this game with an overall record of 17-9 and a road record of 4-5. They are 12-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-11. The Beavers have an overall record of 4-23 and a home record of 4-10. They have an over/under record of 12-13 and they are 10-15 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 12.7 points per game in 29.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 2.9 rebounds per game for Utah. His field goal percentage is 57% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
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Drew Eubanks averages 14.8 points per game while playing 31.9 minutes per contest this year for the Beavers. He grabs 8.4 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage currently is at 70%. Stephen Thompson Jr. averages 16.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 59%.
Utah averages 79 points per contest this season which ranks them 45th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8.8 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 142nd in the country. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per game which ranks them 74th and 77th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 222nd with 13.7 per game. The Utes allow 70.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 118th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 142nd and 235th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.8 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 12.3 assists per contest which puts them in 101st place in the country. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 252nd in Division 1.
Oregon State averages 62.9 points per game this year which ranks them 333rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -9.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 253rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 214th in the nation. They average 32.8 rebounds per game and 11.5 assists per contest which ranks them 304th and 288th respectively. In the turnover department the Beavers rank 335th with 15.7 per game. The Beavers allow 72.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 177th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 164th and 244th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 169th and they give up 13.6 assists per contest which puts them in 200th place in the nation. The Beavers force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 290th in college basketball.
The Utes average 75.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 73.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 3.3 per contest. The Utes have an offensive rating of 111.3 and they assist on 49.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 56%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Utah turns the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.7%. The Utes give up 71.6 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 70 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Beavers score 63.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 59.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -17.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -3.8 points per game. The Beavers have a rating on offense of 94.5 and 52.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.1 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Oregon State turns it over an average of 20.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 28%. The Beavers give up 67.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 76.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 12-11 against the spread
The Utah Utes are 12-11 against the over/under
Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers are 10-15 against the spread
The Oregon State Beavers are 12-13 against the over/under
Utah Utes Injuries
12/16/16 G Tim Coleman Personal expected to transfer
02/18/17 F Kyle Kuzma Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Oregon State
Oregon State Beavers Injuries
12/16/16 C Cheikh N'diaye Shoulder out indefinitely
12/16/16 F Keondre Dew Suspension out indefinitely
01/07/17 F Tres Tinkle Wrist out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Utah +14
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