Saturday, January 21, 2017
Alaska Airlines Arena
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The Utah Utes travel to Alaska Airlines Arena to play the Washington Huskies on Saturday, January 21, 2017.
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The Utes come into this game with an overall record of 13-5 and a road record of 3-2. They are 9-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-7. The Huskies have an overall record of 9-9 and a home record of 7-4. They have an over/under record of 9-8 and they are 6-10 against the spread.
Lorenzo Bonam comes into this contest averaging 13.2 points per game while playing 28.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Utes. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 60% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Kyle Kuzma averages 14.9 points per game in 29.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 9.7 rebounds per game for Utah. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Markelle Fultz averages 23.1 points per game while playing 35 minutes per contest this year for the Huskies. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per game and has 6.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 68%. David Crisp averages 13.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.8 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Utah averages 80 points per contest this season which ranks them 42nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11.5 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 145th in the country. They average 37.7 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per game which ranks them 92nd and 85th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 189th with 13.6 per game. The Utes allow 68.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 85th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 95th and 214th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.7 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest which puts them in 51st place in the country. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 250th in Division 1.
Washington averages 81.7 points per game this year which ranks them 25th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 59th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 18th in the nation. They average 38.7 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per contest which ranks them 53rd and 145th respectively. In the turnover department the Huskies rank 130th with 12.9 per game. The Huskies allow 78.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 284th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 176th and 317th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 128th and they give up 14.6 assists per contest which puts them in 249th place in the nation. The Huskies force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 231st in college basketball.
The Utes average 75.3 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 6.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 20.7 per contest. The Utes have an offensive rating of 112.7 and they assist on 49.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.8 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 33% of their shots. Utah turns the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 56% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31%. The Utes give up 68.4 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 64.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Huskies score 85.5 ppg at home and they have averaged 71 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -5 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 6.3 points per game. The Huskies have a rating on offense of 110.6 and 46.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 73.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Washington turns it over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 36.1%. The Huskies give up 79.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 76 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 9-6 against the spread
The Utah Utes are 8-7 against the over/under
Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 6-10 against the spread
The Washington Huskies are 9-8 against the over/under
Utah Utes Injuries
12/16/16 G Tim Coleman Personal expected to transfer
01/18/17 F David Collette Concussion expected to miss Wednesday vs. Washington State
Washington Huskies Injuries
01/11/17 F Malik Dime Finger expected to miss 4-5 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Washington
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