Cal State Fullerton at California College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/16/2017
Saturday, December 16, 2017
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The Cal State Fullerton Titans travel to Haas Pavilion to play the California Golden Bears on Saturday, December 16, 2017. The opening line for this game has California as 6.5 point favorites.
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Cal State Fullerton heads into this matchup with a mark of 6-3. They currently have a point differential of 3.8 as they are averaging 69.3 points per contest while giving up 65.6 per game. California has an overall mark of 4-6. They are averaging 73.1 points per contest and giving up 78.7, which is a point differential of -5.6.
Valuable Cal State Fullerton Titans Betting Trends
The Cal State Fullerton Titans are 4-2 against the spread this season
The Cal State Fullerton Titans are 2-4 against the over/under this year
Important California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 4-5 against the spread this season
The California Golden Bears are 4-3 against the over/under this year
Key Cal State Fullerton Titans Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key California Golden Bears Injuries
11/16/17 F Cole Welle Thumb is out indefinitely
Khalil Ahmad averages 14.3 points per game in 27.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%. Kyle Allman averages 16.1 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is at 70%.
Marcus Lee averages 11.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.6 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 68%. Don Coleman averages 20.6 points per game while playing 35.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Titans allow 65.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 63rd in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc, ranking them 78th and 29th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.0 rebounds a game which ranks 99th, and they give up 13.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 175th place in the country. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 165th in college basketball. Cal State Fullerton averages 69.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 287th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 3.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 216th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 300th in D-1. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 12.7 assists per game, which ranks them 148th and 259th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 106th with 14.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Bears surrender 78.7 points per contest, which ranks them 299th in the country. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 39% average from 3-point range, ranking them 269th and 320th in those defensive statistics. They rank 310th with 16.2 assists allowed per contest, and 119th with 33.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Golden Bears are 121st in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.2 per game this season. California is 220th in Division 1 with 73.1 points per game this year. They are 183rd in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -5.6. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 163rd in the nation. They are 201st in college basketball in rebounding with 35.7 boards per game and 323rd in assists per contest with 11.0. The Golden Bears are 45th in turnovers per game with 15.7.
The Titans are 66th in the country in defensive rating with 93.2, and their offensive rating of 98.6 is ranked 279th. They are 214th in college basketball in pace with 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 271st. As a unit they are 254th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 302nd in D-1. Cal State Fullerton is 79th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 70th in the country.
California is 51st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 293rd in Division 1. The Golden Bears are 303rd in the nation in defensive rating with 109.2, and their offensive rating of 101.4 is ranked 236th. They are 137th in D-1 in pace with 72.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 259th. As a unit they are 228th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 25% of their shot attempts, ranking 345th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Cal State Fullerton/California college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take California -6.5
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