Tuesday, December 22, 2015
John Paul Jones Arena
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The California Golden Bears travel to John Paul Jones Arena to play the Virginia Cavaliers on Tuesday, December 22, 2015. The opening line for this game has Virginia as 12.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 136.
The Golden Bears come into this game with an overall record of 9-2 and a road record of 1-0. They are 4-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-6. The Cavaliers have an overall record of 9-1 and a home record of 4-0. They have an over/under record of 5-3 and they are 5-3 against the spread.
Tyrone Wallace comes into this contest averaging 16.8 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Golden Bears. He pulls down 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 60%. Jaylen Brown averages 13.9 points per game in 25.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 5.4 rebounds per game for California. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 62%.
Malcolm Brogdon averages 17.2 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per contest this year for the Cavaliers. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Anthony Gill averages 14.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.5 rebounds per contest and 0.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
California averages 77.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 84th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 12.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 51st. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 200th in the country. They average 42.3 rebounds per game and 12.8 assists per game which ranks them 22nd and 187th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 60th with 11.5 per game. The Golden Bears allow 65.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 52nd in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 285th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 43rd and they give up 11.6 assists per contest which puts them in 80th place in the country. They force 9.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 347th in the Division 1.
Virginia averages 77.3 points per game this year which ranks them 87th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 18.4 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team which has them sitting in the 7th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 26th in the nation. They average 34.8 rebounds per game and 15 assists per contest which ranks them 229th and 75th respectively. In the turnover department the Cavaliers rank 3rd with 8.9 per game. The Cavaliers allow 58.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 109th and 117th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 26.3 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 10.1 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the nation. The Cavaliers force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 157th in college basketball.
California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 4-7 against the spread
The California Golden Bears are 5-6 against the over/under
Virginia Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Virginia Cavaliers are 5-3 against the spread
The Virginia Cavaliers are 5-3 against the over/under
California Golden Bears Injuries
No key injuries to report
Virginia Cavaliers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take California
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