UCLA at Oregon College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/10/2019
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Matthew Knight Arena
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The UCLA Bruins head to Matthew Knight Arena to take on the Oregon Ducks on Thursday, January 10, 2019. The opening line for this game has Oregon as 4.5 point favorites.
UCLA comes into this game with an overall record of 9-6. They currently have a point differential of 5.0 as they are averaging 78.9 points per game while giving up 73.9 per contest. Oregon has an overall mark of 9-5. They are averaging 72.1 points per contest and giving up 63.6, which is a point differential of 8.5.
Valuable UCLA Bruins Betting Trends
The UCLA Bruins are 6-9-0 against the spread this season
The UCLA Bruins are 7-8-0 against the over/under this year
Important Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 7-7-0 against the spread this season
The Oregon Ducks are 5-9-0 against the over/under this year
Key UCLA Bruins Injuries
11/05/18 F Shareef O'Neal Heart is out for season
11/05/18 G Tyger Campbell ACL is out for season
Key Oregon Ducks Injuries
12/26/18 F Kenny Wooten Jaw is out indefinitely
01/05/19 F Abu Kigab Transferred has left team
01/04/19 C Bol Bol Foot is out for season
Kris Wilkes comes into this game averaging 17.3 points per contest while playing 30.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 66%. Moses Brown averages 12.2 points per contest in 23.2 minutes per game. He averages 0.4 assists per game and 8.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 68% for the season while his free throw percentage is 37%.
Paul White scores 9.4 points per contest while playing 25.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.6 rebounds per contest and has 1.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Payton Pritchard averages 12.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 34.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.6 rebounds per game and has 4.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
UCLA averages 78.9 points per contest, which is 75th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 5.0 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 120th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 206th in the nation. They average 42.7 boards per contest and 15.1 assists per game, which ranks them 9th and 91st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 125th with 14.1 per game. The Bruins allow 73.9 points per contest, which is 239th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 45th and 170th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.8 rebounds a game which ranks 262nd, and they allow 15.3 assists per game which puts them in 311th place in the country. They force 11.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon is 226th in the nation with 72.1 points per contest this season. They are 164th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 8.5. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 179th in the NCAA. They are 222nd in D-1 in rebounding with 35.2 boards per contest and 177th in assists per game with 13.8. The Ducks are 289th in turnovers per contest with 11.9. The Ducks give up 63.6 points per game, which ranks them 28th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 16th and 22nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 117th with 12.2 dimes allowed per game and 72nd with 32.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Ducks are 110th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.0 per contest this year.
The Bruins have an offensive rating of 105.9, which is ranked 145th. They are 42nd in college basketball in pace with 74.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 153rd. As a unit they are 189th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 242nd in D-1. UCLA is 186th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions.
Oregon is 242nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions. The Ducks are 113th in the country in offensive rating with 107.3. In terms of pace they are 313th in Division 1 with 67.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 172nd. As a team they are 132nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 187th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's UCLA/Oregon college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take UCLA +4.5
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