USC at Arizona College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/10/2018
Saturday, February 10, 2018
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The USC Trojans travel to McKale Center to play the Arizona Wildcats on Saturday, February 10, 2018. The opening line for this game has Arizona as 6 point favorites.
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USC comes into this game with an overall record of 17-8. They currently have a point differential of 7.9 as they are averaging 79.7 points per game while giving up 71.8 per contest. Arizona has an overall mark of 19-6. They are averaging 81.9 points per contest and giving up 72.2, which is a point differential of 9.7.
Valuable USC Trojans Betting Trends
The USC Trojans are 16-9 against the spread this season
The USC Trojans are 10-14 against the over/under this year
Important Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 7-16 against the spread this season
The Arizona Wildcats are 14-9 against the over/under this year
Key USC Trojans Injuries
12/16/17 G De'Anthony Melton Eligibility is out for season
02/09/18 G Jordan Usher Illness is "?" Saturday vs Arizona
Key Arizona Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Bennie Boatwright averages 14.6 points per game in 28.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 6.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%. Chimezie Metu averages 15.7 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is at 77%.
DeAndre Ayton averages 19.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.8 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is 74%. Allonzo Trier averages 19.8 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Trojans allow 71.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 163rd in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 181st and 223rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 100th, and they give up 13.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 227th place in the country. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 213th in college basketball. USC averages 79.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 54th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 7.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 92nd. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 51st in D-1. They average 36.4 rebounds per game and 16.6 assists per game, which ranks them 134th and 34th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 327th with 11.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats surrender 72.2 points per contest, which ranks them 169th in the country. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 167th and 291st in those defensive statistics. They rank 134th with 12.8 assists allowed per contest, and 5th with 29.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wildcats are 74th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per game this season. Arizona is 34th in Division 1 with 81.9 points per game this year. They are 5th in the country in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 9.7. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 28th in the nation. They are 174th in college basketball in rebounding with 35.7 boards per game and 52nd in assists per contest with 16.0. The Wildcats are 275th in turnovers per game with 12.0.
The Trojans are 155th in the country in defensive rating with 101.2, and their offensive rating of 112.4 is ranked 37th. They are 175th in college basketball in pace with 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 88th. As a unit they are 84th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 199th in D-1. USC is 327th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 213th in the country.
Arizona is 254th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 158th in Division 1. The Wildcats are 205th in the nation in defensive rating with 103, and their offensive rating of 116.9 is ranked 9th. They are 196th in D-1 in pace with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 14th. As a unit they are 10th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 292nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's USC/Arizona college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Arizona -6
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