California at Colorado College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/7/2018
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Coors Events Center
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The California Golden Bears travel to Coors Events Center to play the Colorado Buffaloes on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. The opening line for this game has Colorado as 11.5 point favorites.
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California comes into this game with an overall record of 8-16. They currently have a point differential of -8.1 as they are averaging 70.6 points per game while giving up 78.7 per contest. Colorado has an overall mark of 13-10. They are averaging 73.3 points per contest and giving up 73.0, which is a point differential of 0.3.
Valuable California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 8-14 against the spread this season
The California Golden Bears are 9-11 against the over/under this year
Important Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 11-11 against the spread this season
The Colorado Buffaloes are 11-12 against the over/under this year
Key California Golden Bears Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
12/02/17 F Tory Miller-Stewart Foot is out for season
11/05/17 F Evan Battey Academics is out for season
02/06/18 G Namon Wright Undisclosed is "?" Wednesday vs California
Justice Sueing averages 14.1 points per game in 31.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 5.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%. Don Coleman averages 16.4 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is at 74%.
George King averages 14.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.3 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 75%. McKinley Wright IV averages 14.6 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 5.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Bears allow 78.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 316th in the nation. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 41% average from behind the arc, ranking them 308th and 348th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 123rd, and they give up 16.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 343rd place in the country. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 209th in college basketball. California averages 70.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 263rd in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is -8.1 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 295th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 330th in D-1. They average 36.0 rebounds per game and 10.5 assists per game, which ranks them 157th and 339th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 33rd with 15.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Buffaloes surrender 73.0 points per contest, which ranks them 203rd in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 88th and 172nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 84th with 12.1 assists allowed per contest, and 157th with 34.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Buffaloes are 31st in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.3 per game this season. Colorado is 201st in Division 1 with 73.3 points per game this year. They are 175th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 0.3. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 155th in the nation. They are 72nd in college basketball in rebounding with 38.0 boards per game and 227th in assists per contest with 13.0. The Buffaloes are 78th in turnovers per game with 14.3.
The Golden Bears are 296th in the nation in offensive rating with 98.5, and their defensive rating of 109.8 is ranked 318th. In terms of pace they are 107th in the country with 71.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 332nd. As a team they are 325th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 26% of their shots, ranking 343rd in Division 1. California is 63rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 55%, which is 331st in the nation.
Colorado is 76th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 94th in Division 1. The Buffaloes are 185th in the nation in defensive rating with 101.9, and their offensive rating of 102.3 is ranked 231st. They are 149th in D-1 in pace with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 180th. As a unit they are 178th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 181st in the country.
Who will win tonight's California/Colorado college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Colorado -11.5
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