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Utah Utes host California Golden Bears in college basketball action

California Golden BearsUtah Utes
Feb 23, 9:00 PM | Huntsman Center

California Golden Bears vs Utah Utes Odds


The visiting Golden Bears hope to send their backers to the pay window on Thursday as they look to cover the spread at Huntsman Center against the Utah Utes.

The Utes sport records of 5-21 and 10-14-1 ATS heading into this battle, while the Golden Bears have 22-6 and 17-9 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 12-13 for the Utes and 10-15-1 for the Golden Bears.

View California vs Utah Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with Utah in this one will find them as 16.5-point underdogs.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Utes rated this week at No. 342 and the Golden Bears sitting at No. 27. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 77-51 result in favor of the Golden Bears.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Golden Bears rank No. 142 in NCAA Division 1 with 35 per game. That compares with Utah’s No. 338 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Utah is college basketball's No. 251-ranked team at 5.3 per game, while the Golden Bears rate No. 304 with 4.8 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, California owns the country's No. 161-rated mark, allowing 69.4 points per game on the highway. Utah, on the other hand, rates No. 335 in scoring at home.

California won its last outing, a 77-63 result against Oregon State on February 18. They covered in that game as a 9-point favorite. California got 17 points from Jorge Gutierrez en route to a 77-63 victory over Oregon State on Saturday at Haas Pavilion.

Utah was a 55-48 loser in its last match at home against Colorado. They covered the 10-point spread as underdogs. Jason Washburn scored 16 points in a futile effort to lead the Utes to a win (they lost 55-48 to Colorado at Huntsman Center on Saturday).

California Golden Bears Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing Colorado are 6-0
After playing Oregon State are 8-2
After a win are 7-3

Utah Utes Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Stanford are 1-1
After playing Colorado are 5-0
After a loss are 1-9

A few Golden Bears at Utes trends to consider:
California is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of California's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Utah's last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Utah's last 6 games
Utah is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
Utah is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
California at Colorado, Sunday, February 26
Utah home to Stanford, Saturday, February 25