California vs Hawaii NCAA Tournament Free Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 3/14/2016
Friday, March 18, 2016
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The California Golden Bears travel to Spokane Arena to play the Hawaii Warriors on Friday, March 18, 2016.
The Golden Bears come into this game with an overall record of 22-9 and a road record of 4-7. They are 18-14 against the spread and their over/under record is 14-17. The Warriors have an overall record of 24-5 and a home record of 16-3. They have an over/under record of 11-10 and they are 13-12 against the spread.
Tyrone Wallace comes into this contest averaging 15.3 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Golden Bears. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 65%. Jaylen Brown averages 15 points per game in 27.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game for California. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%.
Stefan Jankovic averages 15.7 points per game while playing 24.8 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 6.6 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Aaron Valdes averages 14.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.5 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
California averages 75.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 114th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 57th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 67th in the country. They average 39.8 rebounds per game and 12.8 assists per game which ranks them 26th and 194th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 122nd with 12.1 per game. The Golden Bears allow 67 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 52nd in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 192nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.2 rebounds a game which ranks 62nd and they give up 10.9 assists per contest which puts them in 31st place in the country. They force 9.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 344th in the Division 1.
Hawaii averages 77.1 points per game this year which ranks them 62nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 10.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 64th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 254th in the nation. They average 37.3 rebounds per game and 15.6 assists per contest which ranks them 92nd and 36th respectively. In the turnover department the Warriors rank 205th with 12.9 per game. The Warriors allow 66.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 43rd in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 27th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33 rebounds a game which ranks 54th and they give up 11 assists per contest which puts them in 32nd place in the nation. The Warriors force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 52nd in college basketball.
The Golden Bears average 70.8 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 74 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -1.3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 2.3 per contest. The Golden Bears have an offensive rating of 109.1 and they assist on 48.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. California turns the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.4%. The Golden Bears give up 72.1 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 71.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Warriors score 78.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 75.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 15.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 13 points per game. The Warriors have a rating on offense of 108.2 and 59.8% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Hawaii turns it over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 11% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.3% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.6%. The Warriors give up 65.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 60 points per game in their past 3 contests.
California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 18-14 against the spread
The California Golden Bears are 14-17 against the over/under
Hawaii Warriors Betting Trends
The Hawaii Warriors are 13-12 against the spread
The Hawaii Warriors are 11-10 against the over/under
California Golden Bears Injuries
No key injuries to report
Hawaii Warriors Injuries
03/13/16 G Isaac Fleming Personal quit the team
Guy 's Pick: Take California
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