Colorado vs California Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/27/2020
Game: Colorado Buffaloes vs California Golden Bears
Date: Thursday, February 27, 2020
Location: Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, CA
Odds/Point Spread: California +9
The Colorado Buffaloes head to Haas Pavilion to take on the California Golden Bears on Thursday, February 27, 2020. The opening line for this game has Colorado as 9 point favorites.
Colorado heads into this matchup with a mark of 21-7. They currently have a point differential of 8.9 as they are averaging 71.5 points per contest while giving up 62.6 per game. California has an overall record of 11-16. They are averaging 62.4 points per game and surrendering 68.7, good for a point differential of -6.2.
Valuable Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 12-15-1 against the spread this season
The Colorado Buffaloes are 14-13-1 against the over/under this year
Important California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 12-15-0 against the spread this season
The California Golden Bears are 13-12-2 against the over/under this year
Key Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
No key injuries to report
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
Tyler Bey averages 13.5 points per contest in 28.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.5 assists per game and 9.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%. McKinley Wright IV comes into this game averaging 13.9 points per contest while playing 34.5 minutes per night. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Kareem South averages 8.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.3 rebounds per game and dishes 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 35% and his free throw percentage is 85%. Matt Bradley scores 17.4 points per contest while playing 33.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.1 rebounds per contest and has 1.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Buffaloes allow 62.6 points per contest which is 23rd in the country. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 65th and 219th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.3 rebounds a game which ranks 27th, and they allow 10.8 assists per game which puts them in 48th place in D-1. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 174th in Division 1. Colorado averages 71.5 points per contest, which is 168th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 8.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 155th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 24th in the nation. They average 37.3 boards per contest and 13.7 assists per game, which ranks them 89th and 132nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 164th with 13.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Bears give up 68.7 points per game, which ranks them 158th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 162nd and 302nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 117th with 11.9 dimes allowed per game and 97th with 33.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Golden Bears are 50th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.8 per contest. California is 335th in the country with 62.4 points per contest this season. They are 261st in D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -6.2. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 145th in the country. They are 311th in the nation in rebounding with 32.6 boards per contest and 348th in assists per game with 9.1. The Golden Bears are 187th in turnovers per contest with 13.1.
The Buffaloes are 107th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.8. In terms of pace they are 253rd in the country with 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 116th. As a team they are 86th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 151st in Division 1. Colorado is 128th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions.
California is 90th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Bears are 323rd in the country in offensive rating with 93.9. In terms of pace they are 324th in Division 1 with 65.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 307th. As a team they are 283rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shots, ranking 338th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Colorado -9 and over 128 total points
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