Washington vs Utah predictions 1/23/20 College Basketball Picks & Tips
Game: Washington Huskies vs Utah Utes
Date: Thursday, January 23, 2020
Location: Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, UT
Odds/Point Spread: Utah +1
The Washington Huskies travel to Jon M. Huntsman Center to play the Utah Utes on Thursday, January 23, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Washington as 1 point favorites.
Washington comes into this game with an overall record of 12-7. They currently have a point differential of 8.1 as they are averaging 70.6 points per game while giving up 62.5 per contest. Utah has an overall mark of 10-7. They are averaging 75.8 points per contest and giving up 72.8, which is a point differential of 3.1.
Valuable Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 8-10-0 against the spread
The Washington Huskies are 6-10-2 against the over/under
Important Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 8-9-0 against the spread
The Utah Utes are 10-7-0 against the over/under
Key Washington Huskies Injuries
12/22/19 G Marcus Tsohonis Illness expected to redshirt
01/09/20 G Quade Green Academics is out indefinitely
Key Utah Utes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jaden McDaniels averages 13.1 points per game in 33.7 minutes per contest. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 6.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%. Isaiah Stewart comes into this contest averaging 18.3 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per night. He pulls down 9.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Both Gach averages 11.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 76%. Timmy Allen averages 19.8 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per contest. He grabs 7.5 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Huskies allow 62.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 42nd in Division 1. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 10th and 83rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.9 rebounds a game which ranks 167th, and they give up 13.2 assists per contest which puts them in 226th place in the NCAA. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 188th in the nation. Washington averages 70.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 198th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 8.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 106th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 268th in D-1. They average 36.1 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per contest, which ranks them 166th and 237th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 76th with 14.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Utes surrender 72.8 points per contest, which ranks them 263rd in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 207th and 271st in those defensive statistics. They rank 272nd with 14.0 assists allowed per contest, and 134th with 34.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Utes are 30th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.7 per game. Utah is 79th in the country with 75.8 points per game this year. They are 64th in the D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 3.1. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 120th in the nation. They are 93rd in the country in rebounding with 37.7 boards per game and 111th in assists per contest with 14.1. The Utes are 185th in turnovers per game with 13.4.
The Huskies are 181st in the nation in offensive rating with 101.2. In terms of pace they are 234th in the country with 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 146th. As a team they are 113th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 224th in Division 1. Washington is 54th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.5 times per 100 possessions.
Utah is 173rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions. The Utes have an offensive rating of 107.1, which is ranked 72nd. They are 158th in D-1 in pace with 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 62nd. As a unit they are 33rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 113th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Washington/Utah college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Utah +1
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