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California Golden Bears vs Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Matchup Report

Arizona State Sun Devils California Golden Bears
15-5 January 29, 2014, 11:00 | Haas Pavilion 14-6



Arizona State travels to California on Wednesday, hoping to boost its 15-5 record with a victory over the Golden Bears.

The Sun Devils will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 10-8 ATS against the number this season, while the Golden Bears are 10-9 ATS. Arizona State is 6-12 on the totals; California is 8-11.

View Arizona State Sun Devils vs California Golden Bears Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to go with the Golden Bears in this one found them listed as -5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Wednesday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Sun Devils was expected to move the line.

This game matches up the No. 45 (Golden Bears) and the No. 70 (Sun Devils) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.

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Arizona State was a 72-51 winner in its last match at home against Colorado. They covered the 5.5-point spread as favorites. Arizona State cruised to victory on Saturday, running Colorado out of the gym and running up a 72-51 score at Wells Fargo Arena.

In their last action, California was a 76-64 loser on the road against UCLA. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as underdogs. The Golden Bears got 18 points from Jordan Mathews, but it was UCLA that prevailed in a 76-64 final on Sunday at Pauley Pavilion.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up California's No. 70 nationally ranked offense (75.7 points per game) against a Sun Devils defense that sits as the No. 52 at 65.85 PPG. The Golden Bears have been averaging 46.38% from the field, less than the Sun Devils have managed so far this season (46.92% on average).

A few Sun Devils at Golden Bears trends to consider:
Arizona State is 15-5 SU in its last 20 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Arizona State's last 9 games
Arizona State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Arizona State is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games on the road
California is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
California is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of California's last 6 games
California is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games at home


Next up:
Arizona State at Stanford, Saturday, February 1st
California at Arizona, Saturday, February 1st