Arizona at California College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/17/2018
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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The Arizona Wildcats travel to Haas Pavilion to play the California Golden Bears on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The opening line for this game has Arizona as 13 point favorites.
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Arizona comes into this game with an overall record of 14-4. They currently have a point differential of 10.7 as they are averaging 82.9 points per game while giving up 72.2 per contest. California has an overall record of 7-11. They are averaging 73.3 points per game and surrendering 80.3, good for a point differential of -7.0.
Valuable Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 5-11 against the spread this season
The Arizona Wildcats are 10-6 against the over/under this year
Important California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 5-11 against the spread this season
The California Golden Bears are 8-6 against the over/under this year
Key Arizona Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key California Golden Bears Injuries
11/16/17 F Cole Welle Thumb is out indefinitely
Allonzo Trier averages 19.9 points per game in 33.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.1 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%. DeAndre Ayton averages 20.2 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 11.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 36% while his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Justice Sueing averages 13.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.7 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 72%. Don Coleman averages 17.6 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats allow 72.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 178th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 139th and 264th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.2 rebounds a game which ranks 11th, and they give up 13.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 192nd place in the country. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 110th in college basketball. Arizona averages 82.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 31st in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 10.7 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team, which has them ranked 14th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 71st in D-1. They average 36.7 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per game, which ranks them 146th and 64th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 282nd with 12.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Bears surrender 80.3 points per contest, which ranks them 325th in the country. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 40% average from 3-point range, ranking them 301st and 337th in those defensive statistics. They rank 339th with 17.1 assists allowed per contest, and 111th with 33.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Golden Bears are 183rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per game this season. California is 204th in Division 1 with 73.3 points per game this year. They are 233rd in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -7.0. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 252nd in the nation. They are 139th in college basketball in rebounding with 36.8 boards per game and 341st in assists per contest with 10.7. The Golden Bears are 31st in turnovers per game with 15.5.
The Wildcats are 18th in the nation in offensive rating with 116.6, and their defensive rating of 101.5 is ranked 185th. In terms of pace they are 175th in the country with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 29th. As a team they are 14th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 292nd in Division 1. Arizona is 270th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 149th in the nation.
California is 68th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 55%, which is 326th in Division 1. The Golden Bears are 319th in the nation in defensive rating with 109.8, and their offensive rating of 100.2 is ranked 265th. They are 72nd in D-1 in pace with 72.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 302nd. As a unit they are 289th 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/California college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take California +13
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