UCLA at Stanford NCAA Basketball Picks 2/16/2019
Saturday, February 16, 2019
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The UCLA Bruins travel to Maples Pavilion to play the Stanford Cardinal on Saturday, February 16, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Stanford as 2 point favorites.
UCLA comes into this game with an overall record of 13-12. They currently have a point differential of 2.6 as they are averaging 78.0 points per game while giving up 75.4 per contest. Stanford has an overall record of 13-11. They are averaging 72.7 points per game and surrendering 72.6, good for a point differential of 0.1.
Valuable UCLA Bruins Betting Trends
The UCLA Bruins are 10-15-0 against the spread
The UCLA Bruins are 11-14-0 against the over/under
Important Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 10-11-3 against the spread
The Stanford Cardinal are 12-12-0 against the over/under
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 Stanford Cardinal Injuries
02/15/19 G Daejon Davis Head is questionable Saturday vs UCLA
Jaylen Hands averages 12.4 points per game in 30.4 minutes per contest. He averages 6.3 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%. Kris Wilkes comes into this contest averaging 17.7 points per game while playing 31.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 66%.
Daejon Davis averages 12.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 4.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 75%. Kezie Okpala averages 17.5 points per game while playing 33.4 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.7 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bruins allow 75.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 270th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 57th and 170th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 233rd, and they give up 16.3 assists per contest which puts them in 339th place in the NCAA. They force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 65th in the nation. UCLA averages 78.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 63rd in the country. Their average scoring margin is 2.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 85th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 205th in D-1. They average 41.7 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per contest, which ranks them 6th and 63rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 40th with 15.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cardinal surrender 72.6 points per contest, which ranks them 210th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 187th and 171st in those defensive statistics. They rank 41st with 11.1 assists allowed per contest, and 161st with 34.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cardinal are 91st in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per game. Stanford is 183rd in the country with 72.7 points per game this year. They are 102nd in the D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 0.1. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 252nd in the nation. They are 186th in the country in rebounding with 35.5 boards per game and 264th in assists per contest with 12.3. The Cardinal are 30th in turnovers per game with 15.4.
The Bruins have an offensive rating of 104.2, which is ranked 168th. They are 27th in college basketball in pace with 74.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 122nd. As a unit they are 178th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 239th in D-1. UCLA is 85th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions.
Stanford is 37th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.9 times per 100 possessions. The Cardinal are 239th in the country in offensive rating with 101.4. In terms of pace they are 96th in Division 1 with 71.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 144th. As a team they are 140th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 240th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's UCLA/Stanford college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Stanford -2
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