Stanford at California College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/18/2018
Sunday, February 18, 2018
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The Stanford Cardinal travel to Haas Pavilion to play the California Golden Bears on Sunday, February 18, 2018. The opening line for this game has Stanford as 5 point favorites.
Stanford comes into this game with an overall record of 13-13. They currently have a point differential of 0.5 as they are averaging 74.7 points per game while giving up 74.2 per contest. California has an overall record of 8-18. They are averaging 69.3 points per game and surrendering 78.2, good for a point differential of -9.0.
Valuable Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 13-13 against the spread this season
The Stanford Cardinal are 9-15 against the over/under this year
Important California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 9-15 against the spread this season
The California Golden Bears are 9-13 against the over/under this year
Key Stanford Cardinal Injuries
11/29/17 G Marcus Sheffield Leg is out indefinitely
Key California Golden Bears Injuries
No key injuries to report
Daejon Davis averages 10.6 points per game in 30.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.8 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%. Reid Travis averages 19 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 35% while his free throw percentage is at 66%.
Justice Sueing averages 13.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 69%. Don Coleman averages 15.6 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 35% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cardinal allow 74.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 233rd in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 172nd and 250th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.0 rebounds a game which ranks 85th, and they give up 13.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 150th place in the country. They force 12.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 77th in college basketball. Stanford averages 74.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 154th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 0.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 102nd. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 105th in D-1. They average 37.8 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game, which ranks them 76th and 200th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 36th with 14.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Bears surrender 78.2 points per contest, which ranks them 308th in the country. Their defense allows a 48% shooting percentage and a 41% average from 3-point range, ranking them 316th and 350th in those defensive statistics. They rank 342nd with 16.8 assists allowed per contest, and 130th with 34.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Golden Bears are 229th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.9 per game this season. California is 285th in Division 1 with 69.3 points per game this year. They are 314th in the country in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -9.0. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 339th in the nation. They are 155th in college basketball in rebounding with 35.8 boards per game and 343rd in assists per contest with 10.1. The Golden Bears are 32nd in turnovers per game with 15.1.
The Cardinal are 204th in the country in defensive rating with 102.9, and their offensive rating of 103.6 is ranked 205th. They are 97th in college basketball in pace with 71.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 140th. As a unit they are 140th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 297th in D-1. Stanford is 47th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 174th in the country.
California is 59th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 56%, which is 335th in Division 1. The Golden Bears are 319th in the nation in defensive rating with 109.9, and their offensive rating of 97.3 is ranked 317th. They are 111th in D-1 in pace with 70.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 337th. As a unit they are 335th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shot attempts, ranking 340th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Stanford/California college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take California +5
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