Sunday, January 29, 2017
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The Stanford Cardinal head to Haas Pavilion to take on the California Golden Bears on Sunday, January 29, 2017. The opening line for this game has California as 8.5 point favorites.
The Cardinal come into this game with an overall record of 11-9 and a road record of 1-5. They are 9-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-12. The Golden Bears have an overall record of 14-6 and a home record of 11-2. They have an over/under record of 10-10 and they are 7-13 against the spread.
Reid Travis comes into this contest averaging 16.6 points per game while playing 28.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Cardinal. He pulls down 8.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 57% while his free throw percentage is currently at 67%. Dorian Pickens averages 12.8 points per game in 30.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game for Stanford. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
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Ivan Rabb averages 15.1 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per contest this year for the Golden Bears. He grabs 10.6 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 66%. Charlie Moore averages 14.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.1 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Stanford averages 68.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 271st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -1.1 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 248th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 299th in the country. They average 35 rebounds per game and 13.1 assists per game which ranks them 205th and 190th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 159th with 13.2 per game. The Cardinal allow 69.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 91st in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 140th and 294th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.1 rebounds a game which ranks 60th and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 173rd place in the country. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 103rd in Division 1.
California averages 69.8 points per game this year which ranks them 240th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 201st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 191st in the nation. They average 40.2 rebounds per game and 12.3 assists per contest which ranks them 18th and 243rd respectively. In the turnover department the Golden Bears rank 105th with 12.7 per game. The Golden Bears allow 62.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 21st and 79th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.2 rebounds a game which ranks 31st and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 48th place in the nation. The Golden Bears force 10.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 333rd in college basketball.
The Cardinal average 63.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 63.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -5.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 2 per contest. The Cardinal have an offensive rating of 98.1 and they assist on 55.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they shoot 3 pointers on 26% of their shots. Stanford turns the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28.7%. The Cardinal give up 68.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 61.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Golden Bears score 71.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 63.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -2.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 12.8 points per game. The Golden Bears have a rating on offense of 103.2 and 50.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 66.8 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 33% of their shots. California turns it over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 33.8%. The Golden Bears give up 59.2 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 66 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 9-10 against the spread
The Stanford Cardinal are 7-12 against the over/under
California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 7-13 against the spread
The California Golden Bears are 10-10 against the over/under
Stanford Cardinal Injuries
01/21/17 F Reid Travis Shoulder is downgraded to expected to miss Saturday vs. Oregon
California Golden Bears Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take California -8.5
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