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California Golden Bears battle vs Santa Barbara Gauchos highlights college odds menu

Santa Barbara GauchosCalifornia Golden Bears
Dec 19, 10:30 PM | Haas Pavilion

Santa Barbara Gauchos vs California Golden Bears Odds


The Golden Bears hope to be lousy hosts on Monday as the Santa Barbara Gauchos pay a visit to Haas Pavilion on the college basketball betting menu.

California battles the Gauchos, currently sitting with a 5-3 mark (3-3 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 1-7-1 for the Golden Bears and 5-1 for the Gauchos.

View Santa Barbara vs California Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Golden Bears as 11-point favorites on the opening line for this contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 52-rated Golden Bears and the No. 20-ranked Gauchos, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 86-80 result in favor of the Golden Bears.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Gauchos rank No. 23 in NCAA Division 1 with 40.4 per game. That compares with California’s No. 80 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where California is college basketball's No. 243-ranked team at 5.4 per game, while the Gauchos rate No. 112 with 6.9 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Santa Barbara owns the country's No. 231-rated mark, allowing 74 points per game on the highway. California, on the other hand, rates No. 107 in scoring at home.

Santa Barbara was an 87-80 loser in its last match on the road against Washington. They covered the 7.5–point spread as underdogs. Orlando Johnson scored 24 points and chipped in with 10 rebounds for a double-double, but his team still lost 87-80 against Washington in college basketball action at Alaska Airlines Arena.

California was a 77-57 winner in its last match at home against Weber State. They covered the 15.5–point spread as favorites. California cruised to victory on Friday, running Weber State out of the gym and running up a 77-57 score at Haas Pavilion.

Santa Barbara Gauchos Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing BYU are 0-4
After a loss are 6-4

California Golden Bears Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing UNLV are 3-0
After a win are 6-4

A few Gauchos at Golden Bears trends to consider:
Santa Barbara is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
California is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
California is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
Santa Barbara at BYU, Thursday, December 22
California at UNLV, Friday, December 23