Washington at Utah College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/18/2018
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Jon M. Huntsman Center
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The Washington Huskies travel to Jon M. Huntsman Center to play the Utah Utes on Thursday, January 18, 2018. The opening line for this game has Utah as 7 point favorites.
Washington comes into this game with an overall record of 13-5. They currently have a point differential of 2.9 as they are averaging 77.1 points per game while giving up 74.2 per contest. Utah has an overall record of 10-7. They are averaging 74.9 points per game and surrendering 71.1, good for a point differential of 3.9.
Valuable Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 7-9 against the spread this season
The Washington Huskies are 7-9 against the over/under this year
Important Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 7-7 against the spread this season
The Utah Utes are 5-10 against the over/under this year
Key Washington Huskies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Utah Utes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jaylen Nowell averages 16.7 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is at 83%. Noah Dickerson averages 14.6 points per game in 25 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 7.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 59% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Justin Bibbins averages 13.8 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per game and has 4.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. David Collette averages 13.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 22.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.7 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington averages 77.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 112th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 69th. Behind the arc they shoot 34%, which is good for 225th in the country. They average 32.8 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per game, which ranks them 309th and 268th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 123rd with 14.1 per game. The Huskies allow 74.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 226th in Division 1. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 249th and 171st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.9 rebounds a game which ranks 179th and they give up 16.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 325th place in college basketball. They force 16.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 324th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Utah is 163rd in the country with 74.9 points per game this year. They are 127th in D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 3.9. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 122nd in college basketball. They are 265th in the nation in rebounding with 34.2 boards per game, and 87th in assists per contest with 15.3. The Utes are 227th in turnovers per game with 12.8. The Utes surrender 71.1 points per contest, which ranks them 149th in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 108th and 106th in those defensive statistics. They rank 49th with 11.4 assists allowed per contest and 170th with 34.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Utes are 69th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.2 per game this season.
The Huskies are 148th in the nation in offensive rating with 106, and their defensive rating of 101.9 is ranked 196th. In terms of pace they are 68th in the country with 72.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 106th. As a team they are 105th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 255th in Division 1. Washington is 130th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 230th in the nation.
Utah is 161st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 97th in Division 1. The Utes are 191st in the nation in defensive rating with 101.6, and their offensive rating of 107.1 is ranked 123rd. They are 212th in D-1 in pace with 70 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 76th. As a unit they are 49th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shot attempts, ranking 32nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Washington/Utah college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Utah -7
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