Arizona seeks revenge on California
The Arizona Wildcats will be looking to get some revenge on the California Golden Bears on Wednesday night as those teams meet in college basketball odds action at the sportsbooks.
The Wildcats were edged 60-58 as a 6-point road favorite on the betting lines when they met the Golden Bears back on February 1 in an UNDER result. Arizona is 5-5 SU but just 3-6-1 ATS in its last 10 games against Cal dating back to 2008.
The Wildcats sport a record of 25-2 and 16-10 ATS heading into this battle, while the Golden Bears have 18-9 and 12-14 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 6-19-1 for the Wildcats and 12-14 for the Golden Bears.
Bettors looking to back visiting California before tip-off in this one found them as 13.5-point underdogs over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.
This game matches up the No. 12 (Wildcats) and the No. 184 (Golden Bears) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.
Last time out for California, they were a 77-64 winner as they battled USC at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 14-point favorite. The Golden Bears grabbed a 77-64 win over the Trojans on Sunday, behind a 22-point effort from Justin Cobbs at Haas Pavilion.
In their last action, Arizona was an 88-61 winner on the road against Colorado. They covered the 4-point spread as favorites. The Wildcats blew out Colorado on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in an 88-61 win at Coors Events Center.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Arizona has the nation's No. 87-rated offensive output, at 73.41 PPG. The visiting Golden Bears defense ranks No. 122 allowing on average 69.33 PPG. The Wildcats FG% has averaged 46.96% so far, more than the Golden Bears marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.99% per game.
A few Golden Bears at Wildcats trends to consider:
California is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
California is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
California is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of California's last 6 games on the road
Arizona is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
Arizona is 23-2 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Arizona's last 9 games
Arizona is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
California at Arizona State, Saturday, March 1st
Arizona at Stanford, Sunday, March 2nd