Arizona at Washington College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/3/2018
Saturday, February 3, 2018
Alaska Airlines Arena
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The Arizona Wildcats travel to Alaska Airlines Arena to play the Washington Huskies on Saturday, February 3, 2018. The opening line for this game has Arizona as 5.5 point favorites.
Arizona comes into this game with an overall record of 19-4. They currently have a point differential of 11.0 as they are averaging 82.5 points per game while giving up 71.5 per contest. Washington has an overall mark of 16-6. They are averaging 75.9 points per contest and giving up 72.4, which is a point differential of 3.5.
Valuable Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 7-14 against the spread this season
The Arizona Wildcats are 13-8 against the over/under this year
Important Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 10-9 against the spread this season
The Washington Huskies are 7-13 against the over/under this year
Key Arizona Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Washington Huskies Injuries
No key injuries to report
DeAndre Ayton averages 19.7 points per game in 32 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 10.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 63% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%. Allonzo Trier averages 19.9 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Noah Dickerson averages 14.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.1 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 75%. Jaylen Nowell averages 16.6 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats allow 71.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 156th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 147th and 245th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 29.4 rebounds a game which ranks 4th, and they give up 13.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 144th place in the country. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 81st in college basketball. Arizona averages 82.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 31st in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 11.0 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team, which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 22nd in D-1. They average 35.7 rebounds per game and 16.1 assists per game, which ranks them 178th and 48th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 273rd with 12.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Huskies surrender 72.4 points per contest, which ranks them 187th in the country. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 208th and 81st in those defensive statistics. They rank 317th with 15.7 assists allowed per contest, and 176th with 34.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Huskies are 315th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.6 per game this season. Washington is 121st in Division 1 with 75.9 points per game this year. They are 94th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 3.5. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 233rd in the nation. They are 266th in college basketball in rebounding with 33.9 boards per game and 276th in assists per contest with 12.3. The Huskies are 145th in turnovers per game with 13.7.
The Wildcats are 9th in the nation in offensive rating with 117.6, and their defensive rating of 101.9 is ranked 182nd. In terms of pace they are 199th in the country with 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 12th. As a team they are 7th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 285th in Division 1. Arizona is 252nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 132nd in the nation.
Washington is 156th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 180th in Division 1. The Huskies are 157th in the nation in defensive rating with 100.8, and their offensive rating of 105.6 is ranked 149th. They are 86th in D-1 in pace with 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 135th. As a unit they are 145th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 263rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Arizona/Washington college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Washington +5.5
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