Arizona at California College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/12/2019
Saturday, January 12, 2019
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The Arizona Wildcats travel to Haas Pavilion to play the California Golden Bears on Saturday, January 12, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Arizona as 7.5 point favorites.
Arizona heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-4. They currently have a point differential of 7.9 as they are averaging 74.1 points per contest while giving up 66.2 per game. California has an overall mark of 5-10. They are averaging 73.2 points per contest and giving up 79.7, which is a point differential of -6.5.
Valuable Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 7-7-1 against the spread
The Arizona Wildcats are 6-8-1 against the over/under
Important California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 5-9-0 against the spread
The California Golden Bears are 9-5-0 against the over/under
Key Arizona Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key California Golden Bears Injuries
01/11/19 G Paris Austin Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Arizona
Chase Jeter averages 12.8 points per game in 26.2 minutes per contest. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 7.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 64% for the year while his free throw percentage is 64%. Brandon Randolph comes into this contest averaging 16.6 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is at 91%.
Justice Sueing averages 13.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.5 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 87%. Paris Austin averages 14.1 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per contest. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 5.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats allow 66.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 58th in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 180th and 38th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 142nd, and they give up 10.6 assists per contest which puts them in 34th place in the NCAA. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 286th in the nation. Arizona averages 74.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 178th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 7.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 169th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 205th in D-1. They average 34.6 rebounds per game and 12.4 assists per contest, which ranks them 263rd and 262nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 304th with 11.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Bears surrender 79.7 points per contest, which ranks them 326th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 49% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 345th and 330th in those defensive statistics. They rank 296th with 15.0 assists allowed per contest, and 157th with 34.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Golden Bears are 120th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.1 per game. California is 200th in the country with 73.2 points per game this year. They are 142nd in the D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -6.5. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 72nd in the nation. They are 348th in the country in rebounding with 29.0 boards per game and 330th in assists per contest with 10.7. The Golden Bears are 298th in turnovers per game with 11.7.
The Wildcats are 166th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.8. In terms of pace they are 195th in the country with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 199th. As a team they are 173rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 242nd in Division 1. Arizona is 300th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions.
California is 262nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Bears are 137th in the country in offensive rating with 106. In terms of pace they are 250th in Division 1 with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 165th. As a team they are 99th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 286th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Arizona/California college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take California +7.5
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