Golden Bears visit Buffaloes in Week 12 NCAAF clash

California Golden Bears Colorado Buffaloes
1-9 November 16, 2013, 05:30 | Folsom Field 3-6



Week 12 action on Saturday will see the Buffaloes looking to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Golden Bears visit Folsom Field.

The Golden Bears will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 2-8 ATS against the number this season, while the Buffaloes are 4-5 ATS. California is 4-5-1 on the totals; Colorado is 7-2.

View California Golden Bears vs Colorado Buffaloes Odds and Stats.

Bettors going with the Buffaloes in this game found them listed as -1-point favorites on the betting line at Sportsbook.ag earlier in the week.

According to the Power Rankings here at OddsShark it's the No. 115-rated Buffaloes and the No. 111-rated Golden Bears in this matchup. Predictive formulas point to a 16-12 win for the Buffaloes on Saturday.

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Colorado was hammered in its last outing, as Washington ran up a 59-7 score against them at Husky Stadium.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Colorado's No. 91-ranked offense (24.22 PPG) against a Golden Bears defense that ranks No. 123 at 44.7 PPG. The Buffaloes passing attack has averaged 240.44 yards per game, less than the Golden Bears give up through the air (331.1 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Golden Bears own the league's No. 88-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 201.33 yards per game when on the road. Colorado, on the other hand, rates No. 102 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

A few Golden Bears at Buffaloes trends to consider:
California is 2-13 ATS in its last 15 games
California is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of California's last 5 games
California is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Colorado is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
Colorado is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Colorado's last 7 games
Colorado is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games at home


Next up:
California at Stanford, Saturday, November 23rd
Colorado at Southern Cal, Saturday, November 23rd
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