California Golden Bears vs. Southeastern Louisiana Lions - 11/27/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Southeastern Louisiana Lions (4-2) at California Golden Bears (3-1)
College Basketball: Sunday, November 27, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Haas Pavilion)
The Line: California Golden Bears -20.5 -- Over/Under: 141 See the Latest Odds
TV: PAC-12 Network
The Southeastern Louisiana Lions will travel to play the California Golden Bears in a non-conference college basketball game on Sunday.
The California Golden Bears are 3-1 this season after beating Wyoming by a score of 71-61 in their last game. California led by 12 points at halftime and was able to hold onto the lead in the second half. Charlie Moore led Cal with 18 points and 6 assists in their win. California shot 46.2% on field goals, while shooting 33.3% on three-pointers in this game. Cal is averaging 73.3 points per game while giving up 64 points per game. Cal is also averaging 45.5 rebounds per game and 10.8 assists per game. Charlie Moore is averaging 19.8 points and 2.3 assists per game, while Ivan Rabb is averaging 15.5 points and 10.5 rebounds per game for Cal. California is shooting 40.7% on field goals, 72.4% on free throws, and 34.9% on three-pointers.
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The Southeastern Louisiana Lions are 4-2 this season after losing to Colorado State by a score of 67-59 in their last game. Southeastern Louisiana only scored 19 points in the first half and could not come back in the second half. Marlain Veal led the Lions with 20 points and 1 rebound in their loss. Southeastern Louisiana shot 33.9% on field goals, while shooting 32.1% on three-pointers in this game. Southeastern Louisiana is averaging 77.5 points per game while giving up 66.3 points per game, while also averaging 38 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per game. Marlain Veal is averaging 22 points and 8.5 rebounds per game, while Moses Greenwood is averaging 12.8 points and 6.7 rebounds per game for the Lions. Southeastern Louisiana is shooting 49.5% on field goals, 68.5% on free throws, and 39.8% on three-pointers this season.
Southeastern Louisiana is 6-2 ATS in their last 8 non-conference games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a loss. The under is 5-1 in Southeastern Louisiana’s last 6 non-conference games. California is 1-6-1 ATS in their last 8 games and 6-1 ATS in their last 7 Sunday games. The over is 5-2 in Cal’s last 7 games.
California comes into this game as the much better team and will be playing on their home court. These teams are similar in points scored and points against, while Cal has the rebounding advantage. Cal should win this game, but I am going with Southeastern Louisiana to keep it respectable.