UCLA at Oregon College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/20/2018
Saturday, January 20, 2018
Matthew Knight Arena
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The UCLA Bruins travel to Matthew Knight Arena to play the Oregon Ducks on Saturday, January 20, 2018. The opening line for this game has Oregon as 3 point favorites.
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UCLA heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-6. They currently have a point differential of 7.1 as they are averaging 82.9 points per contest while giving up 75.8 per game. Oregon has an overall record of 12-7. They are averaging 80.8 points per game and surrendering 71.7, good for a point differential of 9.1.
Valuable UCLA Bruins Betting Trends
The UCLA Bruins are 8-11 against the spread this season
The UCLA Bruins are 10-9 against the over/under this year
Important Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 8-10 against the spread this season
The Oregon Ducks are 9-9 against the over/under this year
Key UCLA Bruins Injuries
12/22/17 F Cody Riley Suspension is out for season
12/04/17 G LiAngelo Ball Left Team is out for season
11/08/17 F Jalen Hill Suspension is out for season
01/19/18 C Ikenna Okwarabizie Concussion is "?" Saturday vs Oregon
Key Oregon Ducks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Aaron Holiday averages 18.9 points per game while playing 36.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 80%. Kris Wilkes averages 13.7 points per game in 28.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 61%.
Payton Pritchard averages 15 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per game and has 4.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Elijah Brown averages 13.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 2.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 96%.
Useful Team Statistics
UCLA averages 82.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 29th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 107th. Behind the arc they shoot 37%, which is good for 104th in the country. They average 40.0 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per game, which ranks them 28th and 120th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 275th with 12.2 per game. The Bruins allow 75.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 269th in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 98th and 199th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.8 rebounds a game which ranks 265th and they give up 13.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 196th place in college basketball. They force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 45th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon is 46th in the country with 80.8 points per game this year. They are 81st in D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 9.1. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 168th in college basketball. They are 126th in the nation in rebounding with 36.9 boards per game, and 65th in assists per contest with 15.7. The Ducks are 200th in turnovers per game with 12.9. The Ducks surrender 71.7 points per contest, which ranks them 163rd in the country. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 49th and 131st in those defensive statistics. They rank 49th with 11.5 assists allowed per contest and 57th with 32.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Ducks are 139th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per game this season.
The Bruins are 66th in the nation in offensive rating with 111.2, and their defensive rating of 101.7 is ranked 190th. In terms of pace they are 70th in the country with 72.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 97th. As a team they are 95th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 173rd in Division 1. UCLA is 314th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 121st in the nation.
Oregon is 237th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 62nd in Division 1. The Ducks are 126th in the nation in defensive rating with 99.2, and their offensive rating of 111.8 is ranked 53rd. They are 104th in D-1 in pace with 71.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 70th. As a unit they are 53rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 72nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's UCLA/Oregon college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Oregon -3
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