Golden Bears take on Beavers in Week 12 contest
California Golden Bears vs Oregon State Beavers Odds
A key Week 12 battle has the visiting Golden Bears travelling to Oregon State on Saturday to face the Beavers.
The Beavers currently sports a record of 7-2, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 6-3 ATS. The Golden Bears are 3-8 and 3-8 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Beavers post a 4-5 over under record this season, while the Golden Bears have gone 4-6 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Beavers at No. 18 and the Golden Bears at No. 76 heading into this contest. Handicapping models project a 32-18 result in favor of the Beavers.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Oregon State's No. 82-ranked offense (25.9 PPG) against a Golden Bears defense that ranks No. 88 at 30.5 PPG. The Beavers passing attack has averaged 297.2 yards per game, more than the Golden Bears give up through the air (263.8 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Golden Bears feature the league's No. 66-rated road run defense, allowing 170.8 yards per game. Oregon State, meanwhile, ranks No. 119 in rushing offense at home.
In their last action, California was a 59-17 loser at home against Oregon. They failed to cover the 31.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (76) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Isi Sofele ran through the Oregon defense for 134 yards in California's last game, but the Golden Bears still lost a 59-17 decision at California Memorial Stadium.
Last time out for Oregon State, they were a 27-23 loser as they battled Stanford on the road. Oregon State failed to cover in the match as a 3.5-point underdog, while 50 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Beavers suffered a Week 11 loss against Stanford in their last game, falling 27-23 at Stanford Stadium.
California Golden Bears Trends:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 3-7
Oregon State Beavers Trends:
When playing in November are 3-7
When playing on turf are 6-4
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 6-4
A few Golden Bears at Beavers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of California's last 5 games when playing on the road against Oregon State
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of California's last 8 games when playing Oregon State
California is 3-4-2 ATS in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Oregon State
California is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Oregon State
Oregon State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Oregon State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing California
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oregon State's last 5 games when playing at home against California
Oregon State is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
Oregon State home to Oregon, Saturday, November 24