Postseason NIT - Arkansas Razorbacks visit California Golden Bears in NCAA Basketball wagering battle

Arkansas Razorbacks California Golden Bears
22-11 March 24, 2014, 11:00 | Haas Pavilion 20-13

The California Golden Bears will try to cover the spread at Haas Pavilion on Monday when they get a visit from the Arkansas Razorbacks in Postseason NIT betting  action.

Cal was 2.5-point favorites at Bovada while the total was 152.5 in early wagering at BetDSI.

The Golden Bears currently sports a 20-13 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 13-19 ATS. The Razorbacks are 22-11 and 16-14 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Golden Bears produce a 14-18 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Razorbacks have gone 17-13 against the number.

View Arkansas Razorbacks vs California Golden Bears Odds and Stats.

The Golden Bears - Razorbacks odds would favor the Razorbacks if the lines were set according to our power ranks. California is rated No. 271 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Arkansas is at No. 59.

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Arkansas was a 91-71 winner in their most recent outing at home against Indiana State. They covered the 9.5-point spread as favorites. The Razorbacks blew out Indiana State on Tuesday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 91-71 win at Bud Walton Arena.

California won its last outing, a 77-64 result against Utah Valley on March 19. They covered in that game as a 12.5-point favorite. The Golden Bears got 14 points from David Kravish as California ran past Utah Valley 77-64 on Wednesday at Haas Pavilion.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up California's No. 96 nationally ranked offense (72.52 points per game) against a Razorbacks defense that sits as the No. 166 at 71.21 PPG. The Golden Bears have been averaging 45.35% from the field, more than the Razorbacks have managed so far this season (44.55% on average).

A few Razorbacks at Golden Bears trends to consider:
Arkansas is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Arkansas is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Arkansas's last 9 games
Arkansas is 4-11 ATS in its last 15 games on the road
California is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games
California is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of California's last 5 games
California is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games at home

 

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