Oregon at California College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/1/2018
Thursday, February 1, 2018
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The Oregon Ducks head to Haas Pavilion to take on the California Golden Bears on Thursday, February 1, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Oregon as 8.5 point favorites.
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Oregon heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-7. They currently have a point differential of 8.8 as they are averaging 80.7 points per contest while giving up 71.9 per game. California has an overall record of 7-15. They are averaging 71.2 points per game and surrendering 79.7, good for a point differential of -8.5.
Valuable Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 9-11 against the spread this season
The Oregon Ducks are 10-10 against the over/under this year
Important California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 7-13 against the spread this season
The California Golden Bears are 8-10 against the over/under this year
Key Oregon Ducks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key California Golden Bears Injuries
01/31/18 G Don Coleman Disciplinary is "?" Thursday vs Oregon
Payton Pritchard averages 15.2 points per contest while playing 34.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 36% while his free throw percentage is 81%. Elijah Brown averages 13.5 points per contest in 28.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 3 assists per game and 3.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 96%.
Don Coleman scores 16.9 points per contest while playing 34 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3 rebounds per contest and has 2.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage is at 76%. Justice Sueing averages 14.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.9 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon averages 80.7 points per contest this year, which is 45th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 81st. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 182nd in Division 1. They average 36.2 boards per contest and 15.8 assists per game, which ranks them 149th and 63rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 242nd with 12.6 per game. The Ducks allow 71.9 points per contest, which is 165th in the country. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 55th and 133rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.8 rebounds a game which ranks 42nd, and they allow 11.8 assists per game which puts them in 72nd place in college basketball. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 154th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
California is 253rd in the country with 71.2 points per contest this season. They are 272nd in the nation in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -8.5. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 324th in Division 1. They are 156th in the country in rebounding with 36.1 boards per contest and 340th in assists per game with 10.6. The Golden Bears are 32nd in turnovers per contest with 15.3. The Golden Bears give up 79.7 points per game, which ranks them 322nd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 47% shooting percentage and a 41% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 309th and 345th in those defensive statistics. They rank 343rd with 17.1 dimes allowed per game and 131st with 34.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Golden Bears are 194th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per contest this year.
The Ducks are 44th in the nation in offensive rating with 112.3, and their defensive rating of 100.1 is ranked 135th. In terms of pace they are 107th in the country with 71.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 68th. As a team they are 49th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 70th in Division 1. Oregon is 259th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 74th in the nation.
California is 65th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 55%, which is 331st in Division 1. The Golden Bears are 321st in the nation in defensive rating with 110.2, and their offensive rating of 98.5 is ranked 293rd. They are 87th in D-1 in pace with 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 325th. As a unit they are 319th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 26% of their shot attempts, ranking 343rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Oregon/California college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Oregon -8.5
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