Oregon State Beavers home to California Golden Bears in NCAA Basketball betting action
California Golden Bears vs Oregon State Beavers Odds
The Oregon State Beavers host California on Saturday, looking to build on their 13-14 mark against the 17-9 Golden Bears in college hoops action at Gill Coliseum.
The Beavers bring a 13-14 record (11-11-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 17-9 Golden Bears, who are 10-12-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Oregon State go 8-13 so far and the Golden Bears go 8-15.
Bettors looking to side with Oregon State in this one found them as 1.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Beavers, most recently No. 116 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Golden Bears, who rate No. 71 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 74-72 victory for the Beavers.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Oregon State's No. 55-ranked offense, averaging 73.2 PPG, against a Golden Bears defense that ranks No. 131 at 64.7 PPG. The Beavers field goal percentage has averaged 45.2% so far, more than the Golden Bears marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.9% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, California owns the country's No. 123-rated mark, allowing 67.3 points per game on the highway. Oregon State, on the other hand, rates No. 79 in scoring at home.
California won its last outing, a 48-46 result against Oregon on February 21. They covered in that game as a 6-point underdog. The Golden Bears grabbed a 48-46 win over the Ducks on Thursday, behind a 14-point effort from Justin Cobbs at Matthew Knight Arena.
Oregon State was an 82-72 loser in their most recent outing at home against Stanford. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. The Beavers wasted a 28-point performance from Roberto Nelson in losing to Stanford 82-72 on Thursday at Gill Coliseum.
California Golden Bears Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Utah are 3-2
After playing Oregon are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
Oregon State Beavers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Oregon are 5-5
After playing Stanford are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
A few Golden Bears at Beavers trends to consider:
California is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games when playing on the road against Oregon State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of California's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of California's last 6 games when playing on the road against Oregon State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oregon State's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oregon State's last 6 games when playing at home against California
Oregon State is 5-11 ATS in its last 16 games when playing at home against California
Oregon State is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games at home
California home to Utah, Thursday, February 28
Oregon State at Oregon, Thursday, February 28