Washington Huskies vs California Golden Bears Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the California vs Washington battle Wednesday at Haas Pavilion as the Golden Bears look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Golden Bears currently sports a 9-5 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 4-8 ATS. The Huskies are 9-5 and 6-6 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Golden Bears produce a 5-6 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Huskies have gone 5-4 against the number.
The Huskies were listed as 6.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Golden Bears, most recently No. 49 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Huskies, who rate No. 105 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 74-72 victory for the Golden Bears.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits California's No. 107-ranked offense, averaging 71.1 PPG, against a Huskies defense that ranks No. 194 at 67.3 PPG. The Golden Bears field goal percentage has averaged 45.6% so far, more than the Huskies marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.2% per game.
Defensively, Washington features the nation's No. 147-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.8 points per game. California, meanwhile, comes in at No. 148 nationally in scoring at home.
Washington was a 68-63 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Washington State. They covered the 4.5-point spread as underdogs. Washington got 18 points from C.J. Wilcox en route to a 68-63 victory over Washington State on Saturday at Friel Court.
In their last action, California was a 72-64 winner on the road against USC. They covered the 1-point spread as underdogs. California got 27 points from Allen Crabbe en route to a 72-64 victory over USC on Saturday at Galen Center.
Washington Huskies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Stanford are 5-5
After playing Washington State are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
California Golden Bears Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Washington State are 6-4
After playing USC are 8-2
After a win are 6-4
A few Huskies at Golden Bears trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games when playing on the road against California
Washington is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games on the road
Washington is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games when playing on the road against California
The total has gone OVER in 5 of California's last 5 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 9 of California's last 11 games when playing Washington
California is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games at home
California is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Washington
Washington at Stanford, Saturday, January 12
California home to Washington State, Saturday, January 12