Cal Poly at California College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/15/2018
Saturday, December 15, 2018
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The Cal Poly Mustangs travel to Haas Pavilion to play the California Golden Bears on Saturday, December 15, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has California as 10.5 point favorites.
Cal Poly comes into this game with an overall record of 3-5. They currently have a point differential of -6.4 as they are averaging 68.0 points per game while giving up 74.4 per contest. California has an overall mark of 3-5. They are averaging 71.9 points per contest and giving up 76.5, which is a point differential of -4.6.
Valuable Cal Poly Mustangs Betting Trends
The Cal Poly Mustangs are 3-4-0 against the spread
The Cal Poly Mustangs are 5-1-1 against the over/under
Important California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 4-4-0 against the spread
The California Golden Bears are 4-4-0 against the over/under
Key Cal Poly Mustangs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key California Golden Bears Injuries
No key injuries to report
Mark Crowe averages 10.8 points per game in 34.6 minutes per contest. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 4.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%. Donovan Fields comes into this contest averaging 15.9 points per game while playing 35.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 2.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Justice Sueing averages 12.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.5 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Paris Austin averages 13.9 points per game while playing 35.4 minutes per contest. He grabs 2.5 rebounds per game and has 5.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 65%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Mustangs allow 74.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 247th in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 231st and 313th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.6 rebounds a game which ranks 243rd, and they give up 16.6 assists per contest which puts them in 330th place in the NCAA. They force 11.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the nation. Cal Poly averages 68.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 311th in the country. Their average scoring margin is -6.4 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 274th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 227th in D-1. They average 35.0 rebounds per game and 12.4 assists per contest, which ranks them 247th and 264th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 187th with 13.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Bears surrender 76.5 points per contest, which ranks them 272nd in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 49% shooting percentage and a 39% average from 3-point range, ranking them 334th and 327th in those defensive statistics. They rank 298th with 15.1 assists allowed per contest, and 120th with 33.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Golden Bears are 127th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per game. California is 246th in the country with 71.9 points per game this year. They are 93rd in the D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is -4.6. They shoot 42% from 3-point range, which is good for 13th in the nation. They are 351st in the country in rebounding with 27.6 boards per game and 326th in assists per contest with 10.6. The Golden Bears are 312th in turnovers per game with 11.4.
The Mustangs are 293rd in the nation in offensive rating with 97.7. In terms of pace they are 309th in the country with 67.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 257th. As a team they are 277th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 94th in Division 1. Cal Poly is 149th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions.
California is 229th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Bears are 136th in the country in offensive rating with 107.1. In terms of pace they are 323rd in Division 1 with 67.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 107th. As a team they are 62nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 309th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Cal Poly/California college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take California -10.5
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