California at Washington College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/11/2018
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Alaska Airlines Arena
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The California Golden Bears travel to Alaska Airlines Arena to play the Washington Huskies on Thursday, January 11, 2018. The opening line for this game has Washington as 10.5 point favorites.
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California comes into this game with an overall record of 7-9. They currently have a point differential of -5.7 as they are averaging 75.7 points per game while giving up 81.4 per contest. Washington has an overall mark of 12-4. They are averaging 78.6 points per contest and giving up 75.4, which is a point differential of 3.3.
Valuable California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 5-9 against the spread this season
The California Golden Bears are 8-4 against the over/under this year
Important Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 6-8 against the spread this season
The Washington Huskies are 7-7 against the over/under this year
Key California Golden Bears Injuries
11/16/17 F Cole Welle Thumb is out indefinitely
Key Washington Huskies Injuries
11/24/17 G Michael Carter III Wrist is out indefinitely
Don Coleman averages 18.9 points per game while playing 35.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is at 76%. Marcus Lee averages 12.9 points per game in 27.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 8.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 59% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%.
Jaylen Nowell averages 16.3 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Noah Dickerson averages 15.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.7 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
California averages 75.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 150th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -5.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 197th. Behind the arc they shoot 35%, which is good for 199th in the country. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 11.1 assists per game, which ranks them 132nd and 330th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 37th with 15.4 per game. The Golden Bears allow 81.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 330th in Division 1. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc, ranking them 281st and 330th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 137th and they give up 17.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 337th place in college basketball. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 128th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington is 88th in the country with 78.6 points per game this year. They are 62nd in D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 3.3. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 220th in college basketball. They are 289th in the nation in rebounding with 33.4 boards per game, and 254th in assists per contest with 12.8. The Huskies are 131st in turnovers per game with 13.9. The Huskies surrender 75.4 points per contest, which ranks them 250th in the country. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 247th and 172nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 332nd with 16.8 assists allowed per contest and 158th with 34.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Huskies are 313th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.1 per game this season.
The Golden Bears are 224th in the nation in offensive rating with 102.4, and their defensive rating of 110.1 is ranked 323rd. In terms of pace they are 59th in the country with 73.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 277th. As a team they are 247th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 25% of their shots, ranking 344th in Division 1. California is 79th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 307th in the nation.
Washington is 150th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 243rd in Division 1. The Huskies are 231st in the nation in defensive rating with 103.3, and their offensive rating of 107.8 is ranked 115th. They are 76th in D-1 in pace with 72.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 103rd. As a unit they are 98th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 271st in the country.
Who will win tonight's California/Washington college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Washington -10.5
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