Arizona State Sun Devils vs California Golden Bears Predictions, NCAA Basketball Picks 2/16/2020
Game: Arizona State Sun Devils vs California Golden Bears
Date: Sunday, February 16, 2020
Location: Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, CA
Odds/Point Spread: California +5
The Arizona State Sun Devils travel to Haas Pavilion to play the California Golden Bears on Sunday, February 16, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Arizona State as 5 point favorites.
Arizona State heads into this matchup with a mark of 16-8. They currently have a point differential of 4.3 as they are averaging 73.3 points per contest while giving up 68.9 per game. California has an overall record of 10-14. They are averaging 62.2 points per game and surrendering 67.9, good for a point differential of -5.7.
Valuable Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 13-11-0 against the spread
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 10-14-0 against the over/under
Important California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 10-14-0 against the spread
The California Golden Bears are 11-11-2 against the over/under
Key Arizona State Sun Devils Injuries
02/15/20 F Khalid Thomas Disciplinary is questionable Sunday vs California
02/13/20 F Taeshon Cherry Foot is out indefinitely
01/15/20 F Andre Allen Hip is out indefinitely
Key California Golden Bears Injuries
01/31/20 F Jacobi Gordon Undisclosed is out indefinitely
01/10/20 G Juhwan Harris-Dyson Academics is out for season
Remy Martin comes into this contest averaging 19.5 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 76%. Alonzo Verge Jr. averages 13.6 points per game in 25.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Matt Bradley averages 17.7 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.2 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 9.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.5 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
Arizona State averages 73.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 122nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 4.3 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 238th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 264th in the nation. They average 36.9 rebounds per game and 11.0 assists per game, which ranks them 109th and 314th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 150th with 13.5 per game. The Sun Devils allow 68.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 170th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 143rd and 134th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.9 rebounds a game which ranks 304th and they give up 12.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 157th place in Division 1. They force 16.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 332nd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
California is 336th in the country with 62.2 points per game this year. They are 250th in Division 1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -5.7. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 118th in the nation. They are 303rd in the NCAA in rebounding with 32.9 boards per game, and 349th in assists per contest with 9.2. The Golden Bears are 189th in turnovers per game with 13.1. The Golden Bears surrender 67.9 points per contest, which ranks them 137th in D-1. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 168th and 298th in those defensive statistics. They rank 144th with 12.1 assists allowed per contest and 97th with 33.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Golden Bears are 39th in country in forcing turnovers with 11.8 per game.
The Sun Devils have an offensive rating of 98.8, which is ranked 241st. They are 26th in college basketball in pace with 74.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 260th. As a unit they are 260th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 218th in D-1. Arizona State is 220th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions.
California is 86th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Bears are 320th in the country in offensive rating with 94. In terms of pace they are 327th in Division 1 with 65.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 294th. As a team they are 286th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shots, ranking 339th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Arizona State/California college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take California +5
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