Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Jon M. Huntsman Center
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The California Golden Bears travel to Jon M. Huntsman Center to play the Utah Utes on Wednesday, January 27, 2016. The opening line for this game has Utah as 4.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Golden Bears come into this game with an overall record of 14-6 and a road record of 1-4. They are 10-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-10. The Utes have an overall record of 15-5 and a home record of 9-1. They have an over/under record of 10-8 and they are 7-10 against the spread.
Tyrone Wallace comes into this contest averaging 15.4 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Golden Bears. He pulls down 5.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 63%. Jaylen Brown averages 15 points per game in 27.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 5.7 rebounds per game for California. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 64%.
Jakob Poeltl averages 16.9 points per game while playing 27.4 minutes per contest this year for the Utes. He grabs 9 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 64% and his free throw percentage currently is at 70%. Jordan Loveridge averages 11.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
California averages 75.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 111th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 36th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 136th in the country. They average 39.5 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per game which ranks them 44th and 172nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 139th with 12.4 per game. The Golden Bears allow 66.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 48th in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 243rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 47th and they give up 11.3 assists per contest which puts them in 50th place in the country. They force 9.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 344th in the Division 1.
Utah averages 76.8 points per game this year which ranks them 84th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 38th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 191st in the nation. They average 38.7 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per contest which ranks them 66th and 75th respectively. In the turnover department the Utes rank 104th with 12.1 per game. The Utes allow 69.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 122nd in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 80th and 327th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 63rd and they give up 10.6 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the nation. The Utes force 10.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 337th in college basketball.
California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 10-10 against the spread
The California Golden Bears are 10-10 against the over/under
Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 7-10 against the spread
The Utah Utes are 10-8 against the over/under
California Golden Bears Injuries
01/20/16 G Tyrone Wallace Wrist expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Utah Utes Injuries
12/16/15 G Brandon Miller Personal left the program
01/07/16 C Makol Mawien Redshirt out for season
Josh's Pick: Take California
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