Washington State vs California NCAA Parlay 1/9/2020
Game: Washington State Cougars vs California Golden Bears
Date: Thursday, January 9, 2020
Location: Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, CA
Odds/Point Spread: California -1
The Washington State Cougars head to Haas Pavilion to take on the California Golden Bears on Thursday, January 9, 2020. The opening line for this game has California as 1 point favorites.
Washington State heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-5. They currently have a point differential of 7.5 as they are averaging 72.5 points per contest while giving up 64.9 per game. California has an overall record of 6-8. They are averaging 64.9 points per game and surrendering 69.6, good for a point differential of -4.8.
Valuable Washington State Cougars Betting Trends
The Washington State Cougars are 6-8-1 against the spread this season
The Washington State Cougars are 8-7-0 against the over/under this year
Important California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 4-10-0 against the spread this season
The California Golden Bears are 6-6-2 against the over/under this year
Key Washington State Cougars Injuries
11/08/19 G Ryan Rapp Undisclosed is out indefinitely
01/04/20 F Deion James Heart is out for season
01/04/20 G Jaylen Shead Hip is questionable
01/04/20 F Marvin Cannon Undisclosed is questionable
Key California Golden Bears Injuries
No key injuries to report
Isaac Bonton averages 13.6 points per contest in 30.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.1 assists per game and 4.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 32% for the season while his free throw percentage is 72%. CJ Elleby comes into this game averaging 19.0 points per contest while playing 31.7 minutes per night. He grabs 6.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Kareem South averages 11.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes 1.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 84%. Matt Bradley scores 17.1 points per contest while playing 32.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.8 rebounds per contest and has 1.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cougars allow 64.9 points per contest which is 85th in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 212th and 78th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 37.7 rebounds a game which ranks 287th, and they allow 9.3 assists per game which puts them in 13th place in D-1. They force 16.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 311th in Division 1. Washington State averages 72.5 points per contest, which is 168th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 7.5 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a unit, which has them ranked 328th. From 3-point territory they shoot 29%, which is good for 332nd in the nation. They average 38.8 boards per contest and 11.4 assists per game, which ranks them 73rd and 301st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 344th with 10.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Bears give up 69.6 points per game, which ranks them 199th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 168th and 319th in those defensive statistics. They rank 119th with 11.7 dimes allowed per game and 99th with 33.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Golden Bears are 25th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.7 per contest. California is 314th in the country with 64.9 points per contest this season. They are 180th in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -4.8. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 50th in the country. They are 293rd in the nation in rebounding with 33.4 boards per contest and 345th in assists per game with 9.1. The Golden Bears are 184th in turnovers per contest with 13.6.
The Cougars have an offensive rating of 100.3, which is ranked 205th. They are 112th in college basketball in pace with 71.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 45% is 328th. As a unit they are 327th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 169th in D-1. Washington State is 349th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions.
California is 91st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.1 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Bears are 274th in the country in offensive rating with 96.7. In terms of pace they are 319th in Division 1 with 66.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 237th. As a team they are 187th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shots, ranking 342nd in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Washington State +1 and over 135.5 total points
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