Utah at Washington College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/15/2018
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Alaska Airlines Arena
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The Utah Utes travel to Alaska Airlines Arena to play the Washington Huskies on Thursday, February 15, 2018. The opening line for this game has Washington as 1 point favorites.
Utah comes into this game with an overall record of 15-9. They currently have a point differential of 5.3 as they are averaging 74.4 points per game while giving up 69.2 per contest. Washington has an overall mark of 17-8. They are averaging 75.3 points per contest and giving up 73.2, which is a point differential of 2.1.
Valuable Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 12-8 against the spread this season
The Utah Utes are 8-14 against the over/under this year
Important Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 12-10 against the spread this season
The Washington Huskies are 9-14 against the over/under this year
Key Utah Utes Injuries
02/09/18 F Donnie Tillman Personal is out indefinitely
Key Washington Huskies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Justin Bibbins averages 13.8 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is at 86%. David Collette averages 12.6 points per game in 21.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 4.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 61% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Jaylen Nowell averages 16.5 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Noah Dickerson averages 15.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.4 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
Utah averages 74.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 167th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 139th. Behind the arc they shoot 37%, which is good for 99th in the country. They average 34.4 rebounds per game and 15.9 assists per game, which ranks them 231st and 55th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 252nd with 12.3 per game. The Utes allow 69.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 103rd in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 75th and 126th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.2 rebounds a game which ranks 197th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 52nd place in college basketball. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 93rd in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington is 137th in the country with 75.3 points per game this year. They are 117th in D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 2.1. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 215th in college basketball. They are 266th in the nation in rebounding with 33.8 boards per game, and 301st in assists per contest with 11.9. The Huskies are 118th in turnovers per game with 13.8. The Huskies surrender 73.2 points per contest, which ranks them 206th in the country. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 239th and 72nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 333rd with 16.2 assists allowed per contest and 188th with 35.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Huskies are 314th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.4 per game this season.
The Utes are 114th in the nation in offensive rating with 107.7, and their defensive rating of 100.1 is ranked 119th. In terms of pace they are 237th in the country with 68.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 84th. As a team they are 62nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 27th in Division 1. Utah is 207th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 71st in the nation.
Washington is 137th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 206th in Division 1. The Huskies are 177th in the nation in defensive rating with 101.7, and their offensive rating of 104.6 is ranked 177th. They are 103rd in D-1 in pace with 71.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 163rd. As a unit they are 165th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 277th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Utah/Washington college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Washington -1
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