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California Golden Bears Home to Arizona Wildcats in NCAA Basketball Betting

Basketball betting fans will hope to hit paydirt on Friday when the California Golden Bears try to run the Arizona Wildcats off the court at Haas Pavilion in college hoops action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as Bovada had set the California Golden Bears as 0-point on the opening betting line for this contest. The betting line may have moved, check for updates at shops such as MyBookie.

Arizona Wildcats vs California Golden Bears Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The California Golden Bears sport a record of 9-3 and 4-8 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Arizona Wildcats have 11-2 and 7-6 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 5-7 for the California Golden Bears and 5-7-1 for the Arizona Wildcats.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 27-rated Arizona Wildcats taking on the No. 38-rated California Golden Bears in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features California's No. 207-ranked scoring average of 70.75 PPG, against a Arizona Wildcats defense rated No. 18 and allowing 60.85 PPG. The California Golden Bears FG% has averaged 44.23% to date this season, less than the Arizona Wildcats shooters have managed so far (46.88% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Wildcats blew out New Mexico on Tuesday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 77-46 win at McKale Center.

California suffered a 56-52 loss against Virginia on Wednesday, getting 15 points from Jabari Bird in a losing effort at Haas Pavilion.

Betting Trends
  • Arizona is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Arizona is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Arizona is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Arizona is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing California
  • California is 4-11-1 ATS in its last 16 games
  • California is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of California's last 9 games
  • California is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Arizona at Stanford, Sunday, January 1st
California at Arizona State, Sunday, January 1st