Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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The California Golden Bears travel to Prudential Center to play the Seton Hall Pirates on Wednesday, December 7, 2016. The opening line for this game has Cal as 5 point favorites.
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The Golden Bears come into this game with an overall record of 6-1. They are 1-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-4. The Pirates have an overall record of 5-2 and a home record of 3-0. They have an over/under record of 4-2 and they are 2-4 against the spread.
Ivan Rabb comes into this contest averaging 19.8 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Golden Bears. He pulls down 10.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 63% while his free throw percentage is currently at 68%. Charlie Moore averages 18.1 points per game in 32.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 1.9 rebounds per game for California. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Khadeen Carrington averages 21 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per contest this year for the Pirates. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage currently is at 56%. Desi Rodriguez averages 15 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.6 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
California averages 73 points per contest this season which ranks them 166th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 219th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 225th in the country. They average 44 rebounds per game and 12.1 assists per game which ranks them 10th and 237th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 161st with 13.6 per game. The Golden Bears allow 61.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the nation. They also allow a 36% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 19th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.7 rebounds a game which ranks 55th and they give up 10.4 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the country. They force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 296th in Division 1.
Seton Hall averages 82.4 points per game this year which ranks them 36th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 9.9 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team which has them sitting in the 10th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 171st in the nation. They average 40 rebounds per game and 12.9 assists per contest which ranks them 48th and 197th respectively. In the turnover department the Pirates rank 207th with 14.1 per game. The Pirates allow 72.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 174th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 108th and 103rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 78th and they give up 12.4 assists per contest which puts them in 125th place in the nation. The Pirates force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 230th in college basketball.
The Golden Bears average 65 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 72.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -12 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 15 per contest. The Golden Bears have an offensive rating of 103 and they assist on 50.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.4 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. California turns the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 57.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 34%. The Golden Bears give up 77 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 57.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Pirates score 89.3 ppg at home and they have averaged 79 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 23 points per game. The Pirates have a rating on offense of 113.6 and 42.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.6 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 56%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Seton Hall turns it over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 35.9%. The Pirates give up 66.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 72 points per game in their past 3 contests.
California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 1-6 against the spread
The California Golden Bears are 3-4 against the over/under
Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 2-4 against the spread
The Seton Hall Pirates are 4-2 against the over/under
California Golden Bears Injuries
12/05/16 G Jabari Bird Back "?" Tuesday vs. Princeton
11/28/16 C Kameron Rooks Knee out indefinitely
Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Seton Hall
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