Stanford vs California predictions 1/26/20 College Basketball Picks & Tips
Game: Stanford Cardinal vs California Golden Bears
Date: Sunday, January 26, 2020
Location: Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, CA
Odds/Point Spread: California +7
The Stanford Cardinal travel to Haas Pavilion to play the California Golden Bears on Sunday, January 26, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Stanford as 7 point favorites.
Stanford heads into this matchup with a mark of 15-3. They currently have a point differential of 13.1 as they are averaging 72.7 points per contest while giving up 59.7 per game. California has an overall mark of 8-10. They are averaging 63.2 points per contest and giving up 68.7, which is a point differential of -5.5.
Valuable Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 13-5-0 against the spread
The Stanford Cardinal are 6-11-1 against the over/under
Important California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 6-12-0 against the spread
The California Golden Bears are 8-8-2 against the over/under
Key Stanford Cardinal Injuries
11/05/19 F Kodye Pugh Knee is out for season
Key California Golden Bears Injuries
01/10/20 G Juhwan Harris-Dyson Hand is out indefinitely
Oscar Da Silva comes into this contest averaging 16.2 points per game while playing 27.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 80%. Tyrell Terry averages 15.8 points per game in 31.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.6 assists per contest and 5.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Matt Bradley averages 17.4 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. Kareem South averages 9.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.7 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
Stanford averages 72.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 140th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 13.1 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team, which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 9th in the nation. They average 34.2 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per game, which ranks them 254th and 99th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 65th with 14.8 per game. The Cardinal allow 59.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 28th and 60th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 143rd and they give up 10.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 28th place in Division 1. They force 17.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 331st in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
California is 330th in the country with 63.2 points per game this year. They are 245th in Division 1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -5.5. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 156th in the nation. They are 288th in the NCAA in rebounding with 33.4 boards per game, and 347th in assists per contest with 9.3. The Golden Bears are 173rd in turnovers per game with 13.4. The Golden Bears surrender 68.7 points per contest, which ranks them 171st in D-1. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 127th and 310th in those defensive statistics. They rank 152nd with 12.1 assists allowed per contest and 132nd with 34.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Golden Bears are 46th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.0 per game.
The Cardinal have an offensive rating of 103.6, which is ranked 132nd. They are 191st in college basketball in pace with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 9th. As a unit they are 15th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 215th in D-1. Stanford is 32nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.1 times per 100 possessions.
California is 85th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.9 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Bears are 312th in the country in offensive rating with 94.2. In terms of pace they are 325th in Division 1 with 66.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 296th. As a team they are 272nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shots, ranking 340th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Stanford/California college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take California +7
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