Friday, January 1, 2016
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The Colorado Buffaloes travel to Haas Pavilion to play the California Golden Bears on Friday, January 1, 2016. The opening line for this game has California as 5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
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The Buffaloes come into this game with an overall record of 11-2 and a road record of 2-0. They are 7-3 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-4. The Golden Bears have an overall record of 10-3 and a home record of 9-0. They have an over/under record of 5-8 and they are 6-7 against the spread.
Josh Scott comes into this contest averaging 18.4 points per game while playing 30.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Buffaloes. He pulls down 9.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 62% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. George King averages 14.4 points per game in 23.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game for Colorado. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Tyrone Wallace averages 15.5 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per contest this year for the Golden Bears. He grabs 5 rebounds per game and has 4.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 62%. Jaylen Brown averages 14.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.5 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Colorado averages 82.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 29th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 12.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 89th. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 17th in the country. They average 44 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per game which ranks them 5th and 56th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 233rd with 13.8 per game. The Buffaloes allow 70 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 137th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 93rd and 227th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 63rd and they give up 10.3 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the country. They force 10.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 325th in the Division 1.
California averages 77.1 points per game this year which ranks them 89th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 12.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 47th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 142nd in the nation. They average 42.2 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per contest which ranks them 19th and 167th respectively. In the turnover department the Golden Bears rank 98th with 12.2 per game. The Golden Bears allow 64.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 43rd in the country. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 282nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.1 rebounds a game which ranks 36th and they give up 11.7 assists per contest which puts them in 80th place in the nation. The Golden Bears force 9.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 349th in college basketball.
Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 7-3 against the spread
The Colorado Buffaloes are 6-4 against the over/under
California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 6-7 against the spread
The California Golden Bears are 5-8 against the over/under
Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
11/16/15 F Xavier Johnson Achilles out indefinitely
California Golden Bears Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Colorado
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