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California Golden Bears take on Cardinal in NCAA Basketball Betting

The Stanford Cardinal will try to cover the point spread at Maples Pavilion on Thursday when they get a visit from the California Golden Bears in NCAA basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the California Golden Bears before tip-off in this one found them as -2.5-point favorites over at Bovada earlier.

California Golden Bears vs Stanford Cardinal Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the California Golden Bears have watched them go 12-5 and 9-8 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Stanford Cardinal are at 9-6 and 6-7 ATS. In totals betting, the Stanford Cardinal are 5-8, while the California Golden Bears have a 7-10 mark.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 30-rated California Golden Bears taking on the No. 78-rated Stanford Cardinal in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Stanford's No. 180 nationally ranked offense (70.73 points per game) against a California Golden Bears defense that sits as the No. 44 at 65.29 PPG. The Stanford Cardinal have been averaging 43% from the field, less than the Golden Bears have managed so far this season (47.51% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Golden Bears endured a 77-71 loss at the hands of the Beavers on Saturday, despite a 20-point effort from Jaylen Brown at Gill Coliseum.

The Cardinal got 18 points from Michael Humphrey, but it was Oregon that prevailed in a 71-58 final on Sunday at Matthew Knight Arena.

Betting Trends
  • California is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • California is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of California's last 9 games
  • California is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Stanford is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • Stanford is 12-3 SU in its last 15 games at home
  • Stanford is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing California
  • Stanford is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing California

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