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Washington State Cougars vs California Golden Bears Betting Odds and Trends

Washington State looks to cover the Cougars-Golden Bears pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 8-8 mark when they host California in college basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Washington State sat as -4-point favorites over at MyBookie. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline

California Golden Bears vs Washington State Cougars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 8-8 and 8-7 ATS Washington State Cougars will face the 7-10 California Golden Bears, who own a 6-11 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Washington State Cougars are 6-9 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the California Golden Bears are 9-6-2.

This game puts the Washington State Cougars, most recently No. 159 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the California Golden Bears, who rate No. 228 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and California is ranked No. 124 in NCAA basketball at 36.65 per game. Contrast that with Washington State's No. 137 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Washington State is the No. 3-ranked team in the country at 11.69 per game, while California rates No. 256 at 5.12 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Justice Sueing scored 27 points for California on Thursday, but the Huskies managed a 66-56 victory over the Golden Bears at Alaska Airlines Arena.

Washington State suffered a 79-70 loss against Stanford on Thursday, getting 24 points from Malachi Flynn in a losing effort at Friel Court.

Betting Trends
  • California is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • California is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • California is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games when playing Washington State
  • California is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Washington State
  • Washington State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Washington State is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington State's last 8 games
  • Washington State is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

California home to Arizona, Wednesday, January 17th
Washington State at Colorado, Thursday, January 18th