California vs Washington Predictions, Free College Basketball Picks, Tips 2/22/2020
Game: California Golden Bears vs Washington Huskies
Date: Saturday, February 22, 2020
Location: Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion in Seattle, WA
Odds/Point Spread: Washington -9.5
The California Golden Bears head to Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion to take on the Washington Huskies on Saturday, February 22, 2020. The opening line for this game has Washington as 9.5 point favorites.
California comes into this game with an overall record of 11-15. They currently have a point differential of -5.1 as they are averaging 62.8 points per game while giving up 68.0 per contest. Washington has an overall mark of 12-15. They are averaging 69.2 points per contest and giving up 65.7, which is a point differential of 3.6.
Valuable California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 12-14-0 against the spread this season
The California Golden Bears are 12-12-2 against the over/under this year
Important Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 8-18-0 against the spread this season
The Washington Huskies are 11-13-2 against the over/under this year
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
Key Washington Huskies Injuries
02/20/20 F Nate Roberts Head is questionable
02/20/20 F Hameir Wright Illness is questionable
01/09/20 G Quade Green Academics is out indefinitely
Matt Bradley comes into this game averaging 17.6 points per contest while playing 33.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 57% while his free throw percentage is 85%. Kareem South averages 9.0 points per contest in 30.4 minutes per game. He averages 1.2 assists per game and 2.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 35% for the season while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Isaiah Stewart scores 17.1 points per contest while playing 32.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 8.8 rebounds per contest and has 0.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is at 76%. Jaden McDaniels averages 12.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.0 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
California averages 62.8 points per contest, which is 334th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -5.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 236th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 105th in the nation. They average 32.8 boards per contest and 9.2 assists per game, which ranks them 304th and 347th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 199th with 12.9 per game. The Golden Bears allow 68.0 points per contest, which is 142nd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 145th and 290th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 97th, and they allow 11.8 assists per game which puts them in 110th place in the country. They force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 38th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington is 231st in the nation with 69.2 points per contest this season. They are 172nd in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 3.6. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 219th in the NCAA. They are 188th in D-1 in rebounding with 35.2 boards per contest and 228th in assists per game with 12.5. The Huskies are 49th in turnovers per contest with 14.9. The Huskies give up 65.7 points per game, which ranks them 77th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 12th and 72nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 270th with 13.9 dimes allowed per game and 240th with 36.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Huskies are 169th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per contest this year.
The Golden Bears have an offensive rating of 94.8, which is ranked 314th. They are 326th in college basketball in pace with 65.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 284th. As a unit they are 261st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shot attempts, ranking 339th in D-1. California is 102nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions.
Washington is 35th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.8 times per 100 possessions. The Huskies have an offensive rating of 98.5, which is ranked 248th. They are 168th in D-1 in pace with 69.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 166th. As a unit they are 152nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 145th in the country.
Who will win tonight's California/Washington college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take California +9.5
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