California vs Oregon Predictions, College Basketball Picks Against The Spread 3/5/2020
Game: California Golden Bears vs Oregon Ducks
Date: Thursday, March 5, 2020
Location: Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, OR
TV: ESPN2, ESPNU
Odds/Point Spread: Oregon -16.5
The California Golden Bears travel to Matthew Knight Arena to play the Oregon Ducks on Thursday, March 5, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Oregon as 16.5 point favorites.
California comes into this game with an overall record of 13-16. They currently have a point differential of -5.1 as they are averaging 63.7 points per game while giving up 68.8 per contest. Oregon has an overall mark of 22-7. They are averaging 75.2 points per contest and giving up 67.1, which is a point differential of 8.1.
Valuable California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 14-15-0 against the spread
The California Golden Bears are 15-12-2 against the over/under
Important Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 17-12-0 against the spread
The Oregon Ducks are 18-10-1 against the over/under
Key California Golden Bears Injuries
03/03/20 F Jacobi Gordon Left Team is out for season
01/10/20 G Juhwan Harris-Dyson Academics is out for season
Key Oregon Ducks Injuries
11/22/19 G Will Johnson Knee is out for season
02/28/20 G Chris Duarte Finger is out indefinitely
Kareem South averages 9.0 points per game in 30.2 minutes per contest. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 2.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 36% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%. Matt Bradley comes into this contest averaging 17.9 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Will Richardson averages 10.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 84%. Payton Pritchard averages 20.2 points per game while playing 36.6 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 5.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Bears allow 68.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 160th in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 168th and 289th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 107th, and they give up 11.8 assists per contest which puts them in 111th place in the NCAA. They force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 64th in the nation. California averages 63.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 328th in the country. Their average scoring margin is -5.1 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 255th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 123rd in D-1. They average 32.8 rebounds per game and 9.1 assists per contest, which ranks them 305th and 348th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 216th with 12.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Ducks surrender 67.1 points per contest, which ranks them 116th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 58th and 152nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 159th with 12.3 assists allowed per contest, and 128th with 34.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Ducks are 189th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per game. Oregon is 70th in the country with 75.2 points per game this year. They are 46th in the D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 8.1. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 10th in the nation. They are 156th in the country in rebounding with 35.7 boards per game and 76th in assists per contest with 14.4. The Ducks are 289th in turnovers per game with 11.9.
The Golden Bears have an offensive rating of 95.7, which is ranked 300th. They are 324th in college basketball in pace with 65.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 301st. As a unit they are 271st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shot attempts, ranking 339th in D-1. California is 133rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions.
Oregon is 287th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions. The Ducks have an offensive rating of 110.2, which is ranked 23rd. They are 310th in D-1 in pace with 66.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 35th. As a unit they are 61st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 180th in the country.
Who will win tonight's California/Oregon college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Oregon -16.5
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