Stanford Cardinal vs California Golden Bears Odds
Stanford travels to California on Wednesday, hoping to boost its 17-13 record with a victory over the Golden Bears.
The Golden Bears currently sports a 20-9 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 12-13-2 ATS. The Cardinal are 17-13 and 12-16 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Golden Bears produce a 8-18 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Cardinal have gone 13-12 against the number.
Sportsbooks (including ) had the Golden Bears installed as 4-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Golden Bears at No. 50 and the Cardinal at No. 58 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 73-71 result in favor of the Golden Bears.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and California has the nation's No. 175-rated offensive output, at 67.4 PPG. The visiting Cardinal defense ranks No. 155 allowing on average 65.9 PPG. The Golden Bears FG% has averaged 44.6% so far, more than the Cardinal marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.5% per game.
Defensively, Stanford features the nation's No. 174-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.6 points per game. California, meanwhile, comes in at No. 193 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Stanford was an 84-66 winner at home against Utah. They covered the 11.5-point spread as favorites. Chasson Randle scored 22 points leading the Cardinal to an 84-66 victory over Utah at Maples Pavilion on Sunday.
California was a 62-46 winner in its last match at home against Colorado. They covered the 5-point spread as favorites. California earned a 62-46 victory over Colorado on Saturday, getting 16 points from Justin Cobbs at Haas Pavilion.
Stanford Cardinal Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
After playing Utah are 3-0
After a win are 3-7
California Golden Bears Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
After playing Colorado are 6-2
After a win are 7-3
A few Cardinal at Golden Bears trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Stanford's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Stanford's last 7 games when playing on the road against California
Stanford is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against California
Stanford is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against California
California is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
California is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
California is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Stanford
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of California's last 9 games at home