Friday, February 17, 2017
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The California Golden Bears head to Maples Pavilion to take on the Stanford Cardinal on Friday, February 17, 2017. The opening line for this game has California as 2 point favorites.
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The Golden Bears come into this game with an overall record of 18-7 and a road record of 3-3. They are 11-14 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-13. The Cardinal have an overall record of 12-13 and a home record of 8-4. They have an over/under record of 10-14 and they are 11-13 against the spread.
Ivan Rabb comes into this contest averaging 14.7 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Golden Bears. He pulls down 10.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 65%. Charlie Moore averages 13.6 points per game in 30 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.7 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 76%.
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Michael Humphrey averages 9.5 points per game while playing 23.9 minutes per contest this year for the Cardinal. He grabs 6.5 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Dorian Pickens averages 12 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
California averages 69.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 251st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 209th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 213th in the country. They average 39.7 rebounds per game and 12.7 assists per game which ranks them 20th and 224th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 110th with 12.6 per game. The Golden Bears allow 62.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 28th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.5 rebounds a game which ranks 43rd and they give up 11.3 assists per contest which puts them in 40th place in the country. They force 11.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 319th in Division 1.
Stanford averages 68.3 points per game this year which ranks them 270th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -1.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 240th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 319th in the nation. They average 34.5 rebounds per game and 13.1 assists per contest which ranks them 225th and 188th respectively. In the turnover department the Cardinal rank 176th with 13.2 per game. The Cardinal allow 70.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 112th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 167th and 309th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 82nd and they give up 14 assists per contest which puts them in 223rd place in the nation. The Cardinal force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 64th in college basketball.
The Golden Bears average 65.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 67.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -0.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 10.3 per contest. The Golden Bears have an offensive rating of 103.1 and they assist on 51.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 66.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. California turns the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55% while their offensive rebound percentage is 33.2%. The Golden Bears give up 65.7 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 57 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Cardinal score 74.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 72.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -2.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 3.2 points per game. The Cardinal have a rating on offense of 98 and 54.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.1 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 47%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. Stanford turns it over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.1% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 28.8%. The Cardinal give up 71 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 74.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 11-14 against the spread
The California Golden Bears are 12-13 against the over/under
Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 11-13 against the spread
The Stanford Cardinal are 10-14 against the over/under
California Golden Bears Injuries
02/14/17 G Charlie Moore Hip probable
Stanford Cardinal Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take California -2
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