California vs. Arizona - 1/23/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Arizona Wildcats (16-3) at California Golden Bears (13-6)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 8:30 pm (Haas Pavilion)
The Line: California Golden Bears +2 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Arizona Wildcats and California Golden Bears meet Saturday night at the Haas Pavilion.
The Arizona Wildcats look to stay hot after winning 10 of their last 12 games. The Arizona Wildcats are averaging 82.4 points on 49.2 percent shooting and allowing 66.6 points on 41.2 percent shooting. Ryan Anderson is averaging 15 points and 10.1 rebounds while Allonzo Trier is averaging 14.8 points and 1.2 assists. Gabe York is dishing 2.6 assists and Kaleb Tarczewski is grabbing 8.5 rebounds. The Arizona Wildcats are shooting 37.7 percent from beyond the arc and 71.6 percent from the free throw line. The Wildcats are allowing 30.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.5 rebounds per game. The Arizona Wildcats have won 10 of their last 14 road games.
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The California Golden Bears need a win after losing three of their last four games. The California Golden Bears are averaging 75.5 points on 47.5 percent shooting and allowing 66.2 points on 37.8 percent shooting. Tyrone Wallace is averaging 15.4 points and 4.6 assists while Jaylen Brown is averaging 14.9 points and 5.7 rebounds. Jordan Mathews is dishing 1.4 assists and Ivan Rabb is grabbing 8.6 rebounds. The California Golden Bears are shooting 35.5 percent from beyond the arc and 66.3 percent from the free throw line. The Golden Bears are allowing 35.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.4 rebounds per game. The California Golden Bears have won 13 straight home games.
The Wildcats are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 road games and 10-3 ATS in their last 13 games overall. The Golden Bears are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 3-8 ATS in their last 11 Saturday games. The Wildcats are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
Arizona isn't the same team its had in the past and is more than capable of getting beat, as we've seen already. Cal is a very talented team and will have a packed house for the matchup. Give me the Golden Bears.