USC at California College Basketball Parlay 2/16/2019
Saturday, February 16, 2019
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The USC Trojans head to Haas Pavilion to take on the California Golden Bears on Saturday, February 16, 2019. The opening line for this game has USC as 7 point favorites.
USC heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-12. They currently have a point differential of 3.5 as they are averaging 76.8 points per contest while giving up 73.2 per game. California has an overall mark of 5-19. They are averaging 69.9 points per contest and giving up 79.0, which is a point differential of -9.1.
Valuable USC Trojans Betting Trends
The USC Trojans are 11-14-0 against the spread this season
The USC Trojans are 11-14-0 against the over/under this year
Important California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 8-16-0 against the spread this season
The California Golden Bears are 13-11-0 against the over/under this year
Key USC Trojans Injuries
12/18/18 G Charles O'Bannon, Jr. Finger is out for season
01/06/19 G Jordan Usher Transferred has left team
Key California Golden Bears Injuries
No key injuries to report
Nick Rakocevic averages 15.6 points per contest in 31.0 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.4 assists per game and 9.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 55% for the season while his free throw percentage is 70%. Bennie Boatwright comes into this game averaging 17.7 points per contest while playing 33.0 minutes per night. He grabs 6.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Paris Austin averages 11.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 35.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes 4.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 72%. Justice Sueing scores 14.9 points per contest while playing 34.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.0 rebounds per contest and has 1.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Trojans allow 73.2 points per contest which is 227th in the country. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 92nd and 131st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 38.1 rebounds a game which ranks 315th, and they allow 14.2 assists per game which puts them in 257th place in D-1. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 208th in Division 1. USC averages 76.8 points per contest, which is 86th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 3.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 112th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 51st in the nation. They average 36.4 boards per contest and 16.0 assists per game, which ranks them 130th and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 270th with 12.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Bears give up 79.0 points per game, which ranks them 329th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 50% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 351st and 333rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 284th with 14.7 dimes allowed per game and 221st with 35.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Golden Bears are 206th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per contest. California is 266th in the country with 69.9 points per contest this season. They are 248th in D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -9.1. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 177th in the country. They are 349th in the nation in rebounding with 28.3 boards per contest and 338th in assists per game with 10.6. The Golden Bears are 315th in turnovers per contest with 11.3.
The Trojans have an offensive rating of 104.9, which is ranked 156th. They are 67th in college basketball in pace with 72.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 141st. As a unit they are 183rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 297th in D-1. USC is 296th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions.
California is 297th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Bears are 243rd in the country in offensive rating with 101.3. In terms of pace they are 234th in Division 1 with 68.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 276th. As a team they are 228th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 295th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take USC -7 and over 151 total points
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