Cal Poly at California College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/12/2017
Sunday, November 12, 2017
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The Cal Poly Mustangs head to Haas Pavilion to take on the California Golden Bears on Sunday, November 12, 2017.
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Cal Poly comes into this game after finishing last season with an overall record of 11-19. They had a point differential of -5.2 as they averaged 67.2 points per game while giving up 72.3 per contest. California had an overall mark of 19-11 last year. They averaged 68.2 points per contest and gave up 63.1, which was a point differential of 5.1.
Valuable Cal Poly Mustangs Betting Trends
The Cal Poly Mustangs were 10-17 against the spread last season
The Cal Poly Mustangs were 13-13 against the over/under last year
Important California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears were 15-18 against the spread last season
The California Golden Bears were 14-16 against the over/under last year
Key Cal Poly Mustangs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key California Golden Bears Injuries
11/11/17 F Cole Welle Thumb is "?" Sunday vs. Cal Poly SLO
11/11/17 G Juhwan Harris-Dyson Illness is "?" Sunday vs. Cal Poly SLO
Victor Joseph averaged 12 points per contest while playing 25.5 minutes per night last year. He grabbed 1.8 rebounds per contest and distributed 0.8 assists per game. His FG percentage was 44% while his free throw percentage was 82%. Donovan Fields averaged 11.3 points per contest in 26.4 minutes per game last year. He averaged 1.9 assists per game and 2.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage was 44% for the season while his free throw percentage was 87%.
Jabari Bird scored 14.3 points per contest while playing 32 minutes per game last season. He hauled in 4.7 rebounds per contest and had 1.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage was 44% and his free throw percentage finished at 76%. Ivan Rabb averaged 14 points per game last year and he saw the court an average of 32.6 minutes per game. He also brought in 10.5 rebounds per game and had 1.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage was 48% and his free throw percentage was 66%.
Useful Team Statistics
Cal Poly averaged 67.2 points per contest last year, which was 302nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin was -5.2 and their shooting percentage was 40% as a unit, which had them ranked 333rd. From 3-point territory they shot 34%, which was good for 227th in Division 1. They averaged 32.4 boards per contest and 10.4 assists per game, which ranked them 324th and 343rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they were 333rd with 10.8 per game. The Mustangs allowed 72.3 points per contest, which was 184th in the country. They also surrendered a 47% shooting percentage and a 39% average from 3-point range, ranking them 307th and 337th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents averaged 37.3 rebounds a game which ranked 277th, and they allowed 12.8 assists per game which put them in 140th place in college basketball. They forced 12.0 turnovers per game which ranked them 80th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
California was 291st in the country with 68.2 points per contest last season. They were 269th in the nation in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin was 5.1. They shot 34% from beyond the arc, which was good for 228th in Division 1. They were 30th in the country in rebounding with 39.1 boards per contest and 267th in assists per game with 12.2. The Golden Bears were 222nd in turnovers per contest with 12.6. The Golden Bears gave up 63.1 points per game, which ranked them 19th in the nation. Their defense surrendered a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 19th and 55th in those defensive statistics. They ranked 47th with 11.4 dimes allowed per game and 33rd with 32.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Golden Bears were 32nd in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 11.1 per contest last year.
The Mustangs were 281st in the country in defensive rating last season with 107.4, and their offensive rating of 99.8 was ranked 265th. They were 293rd in college basketball in pace with 66.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% was 305th. As a unit they were 314th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 42nd in D-1. Cal Poly was 319th in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year was 52%, which was 261st in the country.
California was 188th in the country in turnovers last year, as they turned the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year was 45%, which was 15th in Division 1. The Golden Bears were 16th in the nation in defensive rating with 94, and their offensive rating of 101.6 was ranked 233rd. They were 311th in D-1 in pace with 66.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% was 277th. As a unit they were 284th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 223rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Cal Poly/California college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Cal Poly
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