Wednesday, March 1, 2017
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The Washington Huskies travel to Pauley Pavilion to play the UCLA Bruins on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. The opening line for this game has UCLA as 13 point favorites.
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The Huskies come into this game with an overall record of 9-19 and a road record of 1-9. They are 8-18 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-17. The Bruins have an overall record of 26-3 and a home record of 14-1. They have an over/under record of 14-13 and they are 15-14 against the spread.
Markelle Fultz comes into this contest averaging 23.2 points per game while playing 35.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Huskies. He pulls down 5.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 65%. David Crisp averages 14.3 points per game in 33.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game for Washington. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%.
TJ Leaf averages 16.8 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per contest this year for the Bruins. He grabs 8.7 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 63% and his free throw percentage currently is at 68%. Bryce Alford averages 16.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.5 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Washington averages 77.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 66th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -3.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 135th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 132nd in the country. They average 37.8 rebounds per game and 13.1 assists per game which ranks them 56th and 187th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 189th with 13.3 per game. The Huskies allow 80.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 329th in the nation. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc ranking them 275th and 345th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 196th and they give up 14.9 assists per contest which puts them in 285th place in the country. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 257th in Division 1.
UCLA averages 91.6 points per game this year which ranks them 1st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 16 and their shooting percentage is 53% as a team which has them sitting in the 1st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 3rd in the nation. They average 39.5 rebounds per game and 21.7 assists per contest which ranks them 21st and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Bruins rank 51st with 11.7 per game. The Bruins allow 75.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 240th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 64th and 249th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.7 rebounds a game which ranks 141st and they give up 12.9 assists per contest which puts them in 138th place in the nation. The Bruins force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 279th in college basketball.
The Huskies average 72.4 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 -6.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -6 per contest. The Huskies have an offensive rating of 105.9 and they assist on 45.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Washington turns the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 35.5%. The Huskies give up 79.1 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 79.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bruins score 95.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 88.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 16.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 20.9 points per game. The Bruins have a rating on offense of 122.5 and 63.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 74.8 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 61%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 63% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. UCLA turns it over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.1%. The Bruins give up 74.2 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 72.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 8-18 against the spread
The Washington Huskies are 10-17 against the over/under
UCLA Bruins Betting Trends
The UCLA Bruins are 15-14 against the spread
The UCLA Bruins are 14-13 against the over/under
Washington Huskies Injuries
02/28/17 G Markelle Fultz Knee missed last game, "?" Wednesday vs. UCLA
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
Guy's Pick: Take UCLA -13
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