California at Stanford College Basketball Game Picks 3/7/2019
Thursday, March 7, 2019
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The California Golden Bears head to Maples Pavilion to take on the Stanford Cardinal on Thursday, March 7, 2019. The opening line for this game has Stanford as 11.5 point favorites.
California comes into this game with an overall record of 7-22. They currently have a point differential of -9.2 as they are averaging 69.2 points per game while giving up 78.3 per contest. Stanford has an overall mark of 15-14. They are averaging 73.2 points per contest and giving up 71.9, which is a point differential of 1.4.
Valuable California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 11-18-0 against the spread this season
The California Golden Bears are 15-14-0 against the over/under this year
Important Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 13-13-3 against the spread this season
The Stanford Cardinal are 13-16-0 against the over/under this year
Key California Golden Bears Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Stanford Cardinal Injuries
03/04/19 G Daejon Davis Foot missed last game, is questionable
Justice Sueing comes into this game averaging 14.7 points per contest while playing 34.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 80%. Paris Austin averages 11.6 points per contest in 34.5 minutes per game. He averages 4.4 assists per game and 3.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Kezie Okpala scores 17.1 points per contest while playing 33.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.7 rebounds per contest and has 2.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 68%. Daejon Davis averages 11.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.0 rebounds per game and has 4.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
California averages 69.2 points per contest, which is 275th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -9.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 258th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 158th in the nation. They average 29.0 boards per contest and 10.9 assists per game, which ranks them 349th and 331st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 307th with 11.4 per game. The Golden Bears allow 78.3 points per contest, which is 325th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 50% shooting percentage and a 39% average from 3-point range, ranking them 351st and 347th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.6 rebounds a game which ranks 220th, and they allow 15.2 assists per game which puts them in 314th place in the country. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 225th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Stanford is 158th in the nation with 73.2 points per contest this season. They are 80th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 1.4. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 269th in the NCAA. They are 124th in D-1 in rebounding with 36.3 boards per contest and 233rd in assists per game with 12.8. The Cardinal are 35th in turnovers per contest with 15.2. The Cardinal give up 71.9 points per game, which ranks them 193rd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 153rd and 158th in those defensive statistics. They rank 31st with 10.8 dimes allowed per game and 154th with 34.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Cardinal are 103rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per contest this year.
The Golden Bears have an offensive rating of 100.5, which is ranked 262nd. They are 218th in college basketball in pace with 68.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 279th. As a unit they are 256th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 294th in D-1. California is 285th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions.
Stanford is 39th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.6 times per 100 possessions. The Cardinal are 224th in the country in offensive rating with 101.8. In terms of pace they are 77th in Division 1 with 71.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 131st. As a team they are 138th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 231st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's California/Stanford college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take California +11.5
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