California Golden Bears vs. Richmond Spiders - 11/27/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Richmond Spiders (3-2) at California Golden Bears (4-1)
College Basketball: Friday, November 27, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Orleans Arena)
The Line: California Golden Bears -6.5 -- Over/Under: 148 See the Latest Odds
The California Golden Bears and the Richmond Spiders face of on Friday in college basketball action.
The California Golden Bears are 4-1 this season and they are coming off of an upset loss to San Diego State on Thursday. Cal is averaging 79.8 points and they are shooting 46.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 65.8 points and their opponents are shooting 37.2 percent. Tyrone Wallace leads the Bears averaging 19.4 points and 5.6 rebounds per game. Jaylen Brown is averaging 14.4 points and 6.4 rebounds, Ivan Rabb is averaging 13.2 points and 8.6 rebounds, and Jordan Matthews is averaging 12.6 points. Cal is loaded with front line talent and should be a factor I the Pac-12 and beyond this season.
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The Richmond Spiders are 3-2 this season after losing to West Virginia on Thursday. Richmond is averaging 84.4 points and they are shooting 50.2 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 77 points and their opponents are shooting 47.2 percent. Terry Allen leads eh Spiders averaging 19.8 poins per game. T.J. Cline is averaging 15.6 points, ShawnDre’ Jones is averaging 15.2 points, and Marshall Wood is averaging 10.2 points and 5.2 rebounds. Richmond took their first loss snce their season opener to JMU.
Cal is 4-1 against the spread against the A-10, 2-6 against the spread in neutral site games, and 5-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread. Richmond is 5-0 against the spread against the Pac-12, 11-4-2 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 2-8-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread.
Cal is favored by 6.5 and I look for them to hit the floor and play with focus here and get the cover and the win.