Washington at California College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/24/2018
Saturday, February 24, 2018
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The Washington Huskies travel to Haas Pavilion to play the California Golden Bears on Saturday, February 24, 2018. The opening line for this game has Washington as 3.5 point favorites.
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Washington comes into this game with an overall record of 18-10. They currently have a point differential of 1.7 as they are averaging 75.0 points per game while giving up 73.3 per contest. California has an overall record of 8-20. They are averaging 69.6 points per game and surrendering 78.2, good for a point differential of -8.5.
Valuable Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 13-12 against the spread this season
The Washington Huskies are 11-15 against the over/under this year
Important California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 10-16 against the spread this season
The California Golden Bears are 11-13 against the over/under this year
Key Washington Huskies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key California Golden Bears Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jaylen Nowell averages 16.1 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 35% while his free throw percentage is at 78%. Noah Dickerson averages 14.9 points per game in 26.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 8.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Don Coleman averages 15.2 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.8 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 74%. Justice Sueing averages 14 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington averages 75.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 146th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 130th. Behind the arc they shoot 34%, which is good for 229th in the country. They average 33.7 rebounds per game and 11.9 assists per game, which ranks them 269th and 299th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 123rd with 13.6 per game. The Huskies allow 73.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 201st in Division 1. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 240th and 75th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 206th and they give up 16.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 335th place in college basketball. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 318th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
California is 273rd in the country with 69.6 points per game this year. They are 311th in D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -8.5. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 342nd in college basketball. They are 152nd in the nation in rebounding with 35.8 boards per game, and 342nd in assists per contest with 10.4. The Golden Bears are 41st in turnovers per game with 14.8. The Golden Bears surrender 78.2 points per contest, which ranks them 306th in the country. Their defense allows a 48% shooting percentage and a 41% average from 3-point range, ranking them 312th and 348th in those defensive statistics. They rank 341st with 16.6 assists allowed per contest and 140th with 34.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Golden Bears are 228th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per game this season.
The Huskies are 196th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.1, and their defensive rating of 101.7 is ranked 164th. In terms of pace they are 95th in the country with 71.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 177th. As a team they are 178th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 274th in Division 1. Washington is 146th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 198th in the nation.
California is 79th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 56%, which is 333rd in Division 1. The Golden Bears are 315th in the nation in defensive rating with 109.9, and their offensive rating of 97.9 is ranked 310th. They are 113th in D-1 in pace with 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 337th. As a unit they are 338th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shot attempts, ranking 343rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Washington/California college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take California +3.5
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