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California Favored by -1.5 Against Arizona on Saturday - Week 8 College Football Betting Odds and Pick

California looks to cover the Golden Bears-Wildcats point spread this week and improve its overall 4-3 mark when they host Arizona in Week 8 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Arizona Wildcats were listed as 1.5-point underdogs on the opening NCAA football line at BetOnline and most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark. No total was available early in the week, check out the odds pages here or Bovada for updates.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models picked a possible 36-29 win for the Wildcats early in the week. That score may change during the week, if injury or weather factors alter the numbers, so check the college football picks page before game time. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Arizona Wildcats vs California Golden Bears Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Arizona Wildcats will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 4-2 ATS against the spread this season, while the California Golden Bears are 4-3 ATS. Arizona is 3-2-1 on the over under betting totals; California is 2-5. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and California vs Arizona injuries news.

The game pits the California Golden Bears, currently No. 84 in our Odds Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the Arizona Wildcats, who rate No. 78 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the California Golden Bears No. 82-ranked offense (26.14 PPG) against a Arizona Wildcats defense that ranks No. 76 at 26.83 PPG. The California Golden Bears passing attack has averaged 249.86 yards per game, less than the Arizona Wildcats give up through the air (250.33 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Arizona Wildcats feature the league's No. 63-rated road run defense, allowing 158.5 yards per game. California, meanwhile, ranks No. 82 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Khalil Tate tore up the turf for 230 rushing yards in the latest Wildcats game, a 47-30 win over the Bruins at Arizona Stadium.

In their last game, California got a 102-yard performance from Vic Enwere as a key part of its 37-3 win over Washington State.

Betting Trends
  • Arizona is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Arizona is 6-14 ATS in its last 20 games
  • Arizona is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • Arizona is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of California's last 5 games
  • California is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • California is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • California is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Arizona

Next Betting Matchups

Arizona home to Washington State, Saturday, October 28th
California at Colorado, Saturday, October 28th