Sunday, February 5, 2017
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The Colorado Buffaloes head to Haas Pavilion to take on the California Golden Bears on Sunday, February 5, 2017. The opening line for this game has California as 6.5 point favorites.
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The Buffaloes come into this game with an overall record of 13-10 and a road record of 3-6. They are 7-14 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-13. The Golden Bears have an overall record of 16-6 and a home record of 13-2. They have an over/under record of 11-11 and they are 8-14 against the spread.
Derrick White comes into this contest averaging 16.4 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Buffaloes. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Xavier Johnson averages 15.2 points per game in 28 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 6.1 rebounds per game for Colorado. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 66%.
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Ivan Rabb averages 15.5 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per contest this year for the Golden Bears. He grabs 10.9 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 65%. Charlie Moore averages 14.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31 minutes per contest. He also averages 2 rebounds per contest and 3.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Colorado averages 76.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 96th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 134th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 148th in the country. They average 39.2 rebounds per game and 14 assists per game which ranks them 26th and 124th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 160th with 13.2 per game. The Buffaloes allow 72.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 179th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 103rd and 149th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.6 rebounds a game which ranks 135th and they give up 12 assists per contest which puts them in 75th place in the country. They force 11.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 311th in Division 1.
California averages 70 points per game this year which ranks them 238th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 210th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 212th in the nation. They average 40 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per contest which ranks them 18th and 230th respectively. In the turnover department the Golden Bears rank 103rd with 12.5 per game. The Golden Bears allow 63 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 63rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.7 rebounds a game which ranks 47th and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 34th place in the nation. The Golden Bears force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 314th in college basketball.
The Buffaloes average 76 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 80 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -0.3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 7.7 per contest. The Buffaloes have an offensive rating of 107.8 and they assist on 53.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Colorado turns the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 6.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.1% while their offensive rebound percentage is 33.3%. The Buffaloes give up 76.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 72.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Golden Bears score 71.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 70.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 8 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 11.9 points per game. The Golden Bears have a rating on offense of 102.6 and 51% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 66.7 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. California turns it over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32.9%. The Golden Bears give up 59.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 62.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 7-14 against the spread
The Colorado Buffaloes are 9-13 against the over/under
California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 8-14 against the spread
The California Golden Bears are 11-11 against the over/under
Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
11/09/16 G Namon Wright Foot out indefinitely
California Golden Bears Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take California -6.5
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