Stanford vs UCLA Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/15/2020
Game: Stanford Cardinal vs UCLA Bruins
Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Location: Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, CA
Odds/Point Spread: UCLA +2
The Stanford Cardinal travel to Pauley Pavilion to play the UCLA Bruins on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Stanford as 2 point favorites.
Stanford heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-2. They currently have a point differential of 14.0 as they are averaging 72.3 points per contest while giving up 58.3 per game. UCLA has an overall record of 8-8. They are averaging 71.4 points per game and surrendering 68.7, good for a point differential of 2.8.
Valuable Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 12-4-0 against the spread
The Stanford Cardinal are 4-11-1 against the over/under
Important UCLA Bruins Betting Trends
The UCLA Bruins are 7-9-0 against the spread
The UCLA Bruins are 7-7-2 against the over/under
Key Stanford Cardinal Injuries
11/05/19 F Kodye Pugh Knee is out for season
Key UCLA Bruins Injuries
11/22/19 F Kenneth Nwuba Redshirt is out for season
Tyrell Terry averages 15.3 points per game in 30.6 minutes per contest. He averages 3.5 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 90%. Oscar Da Silva comes into this contest averaging 16.5 points per game while playing 27.5 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Jalen Hill averages 9.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 23.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.1 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 68%. Chris Smith averages 12.4 points per game while playing 27.0 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cardinal allow 58.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in Division 1. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 33rd and 72nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 137th, and they give up 9.6 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the NCAA. They force 17.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 330th in the nation. Stanford averages 72.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 156th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 14.0 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team, which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 17th in D-1. They average 34.6 rebounds per game and 14.1 assists per contest, which ranks them 238th and 127th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 71st with 14.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bruins surrender 68.7 points per contest, which ranks them 178th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 214th and 334th in those defensive statistics. They rank 43rd with 10.4 assists allowed per contest, and 25th with 30.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bruins are 115th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.1 per game. UCLA is 189th in the country with 71.4 points per game this year. They are 178th in the D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 2.8. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 293rd in the nation. They are 65th in the country in rebounding with 38.8 boards per game and 182nd in assists per contest with 13.2. The Bruins are 213th in turnovers per game with 13.2.
The Cardinal have an offensive rating of 103, which is ranked 147th. They are 174th in college basketball in pace with 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 13th. As a unit they are 19th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 215th in D-1. Stanford is 40th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.2 times per 100 possessions.
UCLA is 235th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions. The Bruins are 130th in the country in offensive rating with 104.1. In terms of pace they are 272nd in Division 1 with 68.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 249th. As a team they are 236th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 315th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Stanford/UCLA college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take UCLA +2
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