Sunday, January 31, 2016
Coors Events Center
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The California Golden Bears travel to Coors Events Center to play the Colorado Buffaloes on Sunday, January 31, 2016. The opening line for this game has Colorado as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
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The Golden Bears come into this game with an overall record of 14-7 and a road record of 1-5. They are 10-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-10. The Buffaloes have an overall record of 16-5 and a home record of 11-1. They have an over/under record of 10-8 and they are 12-6 against the spread.
Jaylen Brown comes into this contest averaging 15.5 points per game while playing 27.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Golden Bears. He pulls down 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 65%. Tyrone Wallace averages 15.4 points per game in 33.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.5 assists per contest and 5.1 rebounds per game for California. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Josh Scott averages 17.3 points per game while playing 31 minutes per contest this year for the Buffaloes. He grabs 9.7 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage currently is at 76%. George King averages 14.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
California averages 74.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 124th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 43rd. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 140th in the country. They average 39.4 rebounds per game and 13 assists per game which ranks them 47th and 182nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 137th with 12.4 per game. The Golden Bears allow 66.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 53rd in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 235th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.9 rebounds a game which ranks 55th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest which puts them in 60th place in the country. They force 9.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 344th in the Division 1.
Colorado averages 78.5 points per game this year which ranks them 54th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 156th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 12th in the nation. They average 42.5 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per contest which ranks them 6th and 79th respectively. In the turnover department the Buffaloes rank 247th with 13.6 per game. The Buffaloes allow 70.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 140th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 88th and 200th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 60th and they give up 10.5 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the nation. The Buffaloes force 10.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 332nd in college basketball.
The Golden Bears average 69.9 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 71 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -4.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -1 per contest. The Golden Bears have an offensive rating of 109.6 and they assist on 49% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. California turns the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 5.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 33.3%. The Golden Bears give up 74.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 72 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Buffaloes score 83.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 83 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 15.5 points per game. The Buffaloes have a rating on offense of 111 and 57.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71.5 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Colorado turns it over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 6.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 56.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 36.1%. The Buffaloes give up 67.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 80 points per game in their past 3 contests.
California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 10-11 against the spread
The California Golden Bears are 11-10 against the over/under
Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 12-6 against the spread
The Colorado Buffaloes are 10-8 against the over/under
California Golden Bears Injuries
01/20/16 G Tyrone Wallace Wrist expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
11/16/15 F Xavier Johnson Achilles out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take California
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