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California Golden Bears vs San Jose State Spartans Betting Matchup Report

San Jose State SpartansCalifornia Golden Bears
Dec 7, 10:30 PM | Haas Pavilion

San Jose State Spartans vs California Golden Bears Odds


San Jose State pays a visit to California on Wednesday, hoping to send the Golden Bears to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Haas Pavilion.

The Golden Bears are 6-2 so far on the season, and 5-2 ATS vs. the number. The Spartans, meanwhile, are 3-5 and 2-4 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen California go 1-5-1 and the Spartans go 4-2 on the totals.

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Betting Line:
California opened as 21-point favorites in this College Basketball tilt.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 71-ranked Golden Bears and the No. 154-rated Spartans in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 81-67 win for the Golden Bears on Wednesday.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature California's No. 146-rated squad against San Jose State's No. 202-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, California rates No. 231 in the country with 5.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 22 nationally with 8.6 per match.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, San Jose State owns the country's No. 329-rated mark, allowing 84.2 points per game on the highway. California, on the other hand, rates No. 114 in scoring at home.

San Jose State was a 91-89 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Weber State. They covered the 14.5–point spread as underdogs. James Kinney went off for 28 points and added 4 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Weber State handed San Jose State a 91-89 defeat at Dee Events Center.

Last time out for California, they were a 64-63 loser as they battled San Diego State on the road. They covered in the match as a 1.5-point underdog. The Golden Bears endured a 64-63 loss at the hands of the Aztecs on Sunday, despite a 23-point effort from Allen Crabbe at Viejas Arena.

San Jose State Spartans Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Cal Poly are 2-2
After playing Weber State are 1-0
After a loss are 6-4

California Golden Bears Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Jackson State are 1-0
After playing San Diego State are 3-2
After a loss are 5-5

A few Spartans at Golden Bears trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Jose State's last 5 games on the road
San Jose State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
California is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
California is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games

Next up:
San Jose State home to Cal Poly, Saturday, December 10
California home to Jackson State, Sunday, December 11