Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Wells Fargo Arena
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The California Golden Bears head to Wells Fargo Arena to take on the Arizona State Sun Devils on Wednesday, February 8, 2017. The opening line for this game has California as 2 point favorites.
The Golden Bears come into this game with an overall record of 17-6 and a road record of 2-2. They are 9-14 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-11. The Sun Devils have an overall record of 11-13 and a home record of 7-4. They have an over/under record of 17-6 and they are 10-11 against the spread.
Ivan Rabb comes into this contest averaging 15.2 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Golden Bears. He pulls down 10.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is currently at 65%. Charlie Moore averages 14.2 points per game in 31.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.8 assists per contest and 2 rebounds per game for California. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
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Torian Graham averages 18.5 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year for the Sun Devils. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Tra Holder averages 17.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
California averages 70.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 238th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 212th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 207th in the country. They average 40 rebounds per game and 12.7 assists per game which ranks them 16th and 219th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 101st with 12.5 per game. The Golden Bears allow 63.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 56th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.7 rebounds a game which ranks 52nd and they give up 11.3 assists per contest which puts them in 35th place in the country. They force 11.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 315th in Division 1.
Arizona State averages 81.2 points per game this year which ranks them 28th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -1.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 154th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 81st in the nation. They average 33.8 rebounds per game and 13.1 assists per contest which ranks them 266th and 198th respectively. In the turnover department the Sun Devils rank 12th with 10.6 per game. The Sun Devils allow 82.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 336th in the country. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 325th and 296th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38.2 rebounds a game which ranks 299th and they give up 19.1 assists per contest which puts them in 349th place in the nation. The Sun Devils force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 147th in college basketball.
The Golden Bears average 65.9 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 73.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -3.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 8 per contest. The Golden Bears have an offensive rating of 103.3 and they assist on 51.5% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 66.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. California turns the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55% while their offensive rebound percentage is 33.5%. The Golden Bears give up 69.4 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 65.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Sun Devils score 90 ppg at home and they have averaged 78 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 1.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 8.5 points per game. The Sun Devils have a rating on offense of 109.9 and 47.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 73.8 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 43% of their shots. Arizona State turns it over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 47% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 25.5%. The Sun Devils give up 81.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 76.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 9-14 against the spread
The California Golden Bears are 12-11 against the over/under
Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 10-11 against the spread
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 17-6 against the over/under
California Golden Bears Injuries
02/07/17 G Don Coleman Back "?" Wednesday vs. Arizona State
Arizona State Sun Devils Injuries
12/22/16 G Sam Cunliffe Personal expected to transfer
Tony's Pick: Take California -2
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