Arizona State at California College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/20/2018
Saturday, January 20, 2018
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The Arizona State Sun Devils travel to Haas Pavilion to play the California Golden Bears on Saturday, January 20, 2018. The opening line for this game has Arizona State as 11.5 point favorites.
Arizona State comes into this game with an overall record of 14-4. They currently have a point differential of 12.1 as they are averaging 87.0 points per game while giving up 74.9 per contest. California has an overall record of 7-12. They are averaging 72.5 points per game and surrendering 80.3, good for a point differential of -7.7.
Valuable Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 9-6 against the spread this season
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 11-7 against the over/under this year
Important California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 5-12 against the spread this season
The California Golden Bears are 8-7 against the over/under this year
Key Arizona State Sun Devils Injuries
11/14/17 F Ramon Vila Left Team is out for season
11/14/17 F Zylan Cheatham Eligibility is out for season
01/01/18 F Carlton Bragg Personal has left team
Key California Golden Bears Injuries
11/16/17 F Cole Welle Thumb is out indefinitely
Shannon Evans averages 17.1 points per game in 34.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.3 assists per contest and 3.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%. Tra Holder averages 19.5 points per game while playing 35.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 36% while his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Justice Sueing averages 13.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.9 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 68%. Don Coleman averages 17.2 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sun Devils allow 74.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 247th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 123rd and 140th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.0 rebounds a game which ranks 223rd, and they give up 15.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 309th place in the country. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 286th in college basketball. Arizona State averages 87.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 9th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 12.1 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 50th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 51st in D-1. They average 36.7 rebounds per game and 15.0 assists per game, which ranks them 140th and 103rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 317th with 11.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Bears surrender 80.3 points per contest, which ranks them 324th in the country. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 41% average from 3-point range, ranking them 314th and 346th in those defensive statistics. They rank 340th with 17.3 assists allowed per contest, and 117th with 33.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Golden Bears are 217th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.1 per game this season. California is 224th in Division 1 with 72.5 points per game this year. They are 253rd in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -7.7. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 297th in the nation. They are 178th in college basketball in rebounding with 36.1 boards per game and 342nd in assists per contest with 10.5. The Golden Bears are 33rd in turnovers per game with 15.4.
The Sun Devils are 172nd in the country in defensive rating with 101.4, and their offensive rating of 117.8 is ranked 11th. They are 54th in college basketball in pace with 73.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 43rd. As a unit they are 26th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 95th in D-1. Arizona State is 331st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 171st in the country.
California is 70th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 56%, which is 333rd in Division 1. The Golden Bears are 322nd in the nation in defensive rating with 110.2, and their offensive rating of 99.6 is ranked 277th. They are 76th in D-1 in pace with 72.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 317th. As a unit they are 297th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 26% of their shot attempts, ranking 343rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Arizona State/California college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take California +11.5
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