Washington vs California Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/11/2020
Game: Washington Huskies vs California Golden Bears
Date: Saturday, January 11, 2020
Location: Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, CA
Odds/Point Spread: California +6
The Washington Huskies head to Haas Pavilion to take on the California Golden Bears on Saturday, January 11, 2020. The opening line for this game has Washington as 6 point favorites.
Washington comes into this game with an overall record of 11-5. They currently have a point differential of 9.5 as they are averaging 72.4 points per game while giving up 62.9 per contest. California has an overall mark of 7-8. They are averaging 65.4 points per contest and giving up 69.4, which is a point differential of -4.0.
Valuable Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 7-8-0 against the spread this season
The Washington Huskies are 6-7-2 against the over/under this year
Important California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 5-10-0 against the spread this season
The California Golden Bears are 7-6-2 against the over/under this year
Key Washington Huskies Injuries
12/22/19 G Marcus Tsohonis Illness expected to redshirt
01/09/20 G Quade Green Academics is out indefinitely
Key California Golden Bears Injuries
No key injuries to report
Isaiah Stewart comes into this game averaging 19.5 points per contest while playing 30.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 9.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 76%. Nahziah Carter averages 13.3 points per contest in 31.8 minutes per game. He averages 1.3 assists per game and 5.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 66%.
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%. Kareem South averages 11.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.9 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington averages 72.4 points per contest, which is 162nd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 9.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 47th. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 217th in the nation. They average 35.9 boards per contest and 13.1 assists per game, which ranks them 184th and 200th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 49th with 15.3 per game. The Huskies allow 62.9 points per contest, which is 53rd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 37% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 11th and 130th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 141st, and they allow 13.3 assists per game which puts them in 232nd place in the country. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 229th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
California is 312th in the nation with 65.4 points per contest this season. They are 156th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -4.0. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 52nd in the NCAA. They are 297th in D-1 in rebounding with 33.4 boards per contest and 345th in assists per game with 9.3. The Golden Bears are 163rd in turnovers per contest with 13.8. The Golden Bears give up 69.4 points per game, which ranks them 192nd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 154th and 302nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 99th with 11.6 dimes allowed per game and 77th with 32.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Golden Bears are 25th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.7 per contest this year.
The Huskies are 163rd in the nation in offensive rating with 102. In terms of pace they are 135th in the country with 71 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 87th. As a team they are 66th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 261st in Division 1. Washington is 42nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.1 times per 100 possessions.
California is 71st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.4 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Bears are 270th in the country in offensive rating with 97.2. In terms of pace they are 312th in Division 1 with 66.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 216th. As a team they are 167th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shots, ranking 342nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Washington/California college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Washington -6
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