Nevada vs. California - 12/7/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
California Golden Bears (6-1) at Nevada Wolf Pack (2-5)
College Basketball: Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 4:00 pm (Lawlor Events Center)
The Line: Nevada Wolf Pack -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: CBS Sports Network
The California Golden Bears and Nevada Wolfpack play Sunday afternoon at the Lawlor Events Center.
The California Golden Bears have won three straight and will play their second true road game. On the season, Cal is averaging 75.1 points on 47.7 percent shooting and is allowing 61.6 points on 36.5 percent shooting. Tyrone Wallace leads Cal with 17.9 points and nine rebounds while Jordan Mathews is averaging 15.1 points and 3.7 rebounds. David Kravish is shooting 50.7 percent from the field and Brandon Chauca is averaging six assists. The California Golden Bears are a high powered offensive tea that’s averaging nearly 60 shots per game and is shooting 39.7 percent from beyond the arc. Defensively, Cal is forcing 10.4 turnovers and is holding teams to 25.9 percent shooting from deep. Jabari Bird is questionable with a foot injury.
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The Nevada Wolfpack have lost five straight and could use a big win here to turn things around. On the season, Nevada is averaging 57 points on 36.4 percent shooting and is allowing 63.5 points on 39.1 percent shooting. D.J. Fenner leads Nevada with 11.6 points on 40 percent shooting and Marqueze Coleman is averaging 11.3 points and 1.9 assists. Michael Perez is shooting 41.3 percent from the field and AJ West is averaging 9.9 rebounds per game. The Nevada Wolfpack are a dreadful offensive team that’s turning the ball over 15 times per game and shooting just 27.2 percent from deep. Nevada relies on its size, as the Wolfpack are averaging 39.4 rebounds per game and 5.6 blocks.
The Golden Bears are 8-2-1 ATS in their last 11 non-conference games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 vs. Mountain West. The Wolf Pack are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 home games and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games overall.
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