California Golden Bears vs. Coppin State Eagles - 12/19/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Coppin State Eagles (2-8) at California Golden Bears (8-2)
College Basketball: Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Haas Pavilion)
The Line: California Golden Bears -30 -- Over/Under: 153 See the Latest Odds
The Coppin State Eagles will travel to play the California Golden Bears in a non-conference game on Saturday.
The California Golden Bears are 8-2 and are coming off of a win against St. Mary’s by a score of 63-59. Cal led by 11 points at halftime and was able to hang on for the win in this game. Ivan Rabb had 15 points and 11 rebounds for Cal. Jordan Mathews added 13 points and 6 rebounds for the Golden Bears. Cal was out rebounded by a total of 37-33 and had 11 assists in their victory. Cal is averaging 77 points per game while giving up 66.8 points per game. Cal is also averaging 41.5 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per game. Tyrone Wallace is averaging 17.3 points per game and 5.7 rebounds per game, while Jaylen Brown is averaging 14.3 points per game and 5.3 rebounds per game for California. Cal is shooting 65.1% on free throws, 32.8% on three-pointers, and 46.8% on all field goal attempts.
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The Coppin State Eagles are 2-9 and are coming off of a loss against San Francisco by a score of 96-93 in overtime. Coppin State led by 3 points at halftime but could not hold on for the win. Terry Harris Jr. had 27 points and 3 rebounds for Coppin State. James Sylvester had 18 points and 3 rebounds for the Eagles. Coppin State was out rebounded by a total of 39-29 and had 10 assists in their defeat. Coppin State is averaging 72.9 points per game while giving up 86.3 points per game. Coppin State is also averaging 36.2 rebounds per game and 10 assists per game. Christian Kessee is averaging 11.3 points per game and 2.3 rebounds per game, while James Sylvester is averaging 11.1 points per game and 4.5 rebounds per game for Coppin State. Coppin State is shooting 69.9% on free throws, 27.4% on three-pointers, and 37.7% on all field goal attempts.
Coppin State is 8-17 ATS in their last 25 games overall. The under is 4-0 in Coppin State’s last 4 games overall. California is 0-6 ATS in their last 6 non-conference games. California is 2-7 ATS in their last 9 Saturday games. The under is 9-2 in California’s last 11 Saturday games.
California has started the season very strong and had a good win in their last game against a good St. Mary’s team. Cal has found success on the defensive end, which has really helped them this season. Cal has the advantage in rebounding against Coppin State. Coppin State has struggled this season and with them playing last night, I think Cal will be too much for them in this game.