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Colorado Buffaloes Prediction vs California Golden Bears in Week 9 College Football Odds

Getting a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for the California Golden Bears on Saturday when they take on the Colorado Buffaloes at Folsom Field in Week 9 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting California Golden Bears in this one found them as 3-point underdogs on the opening college football point spread at TopBet. Bookmark the college football odds pages to see where the over under number opens in this game.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models picked a possible 27-24 win for the Golden Bears 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.

California Golden Bears vs Colorado Buffaloes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The California Golden Bears will look to cover ATS vs their hosts on Saturday, as they are 5-3 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Colorado Buffaloes are 2-6 ATS. California is 3-5 against the over under total, while Colorado is 3-5 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Colorado vs California injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 91-rated Colorado Buffaloes and the No. 71-rated California Golden Bears in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Colorado's No. 87-ranked offense, averaging 25.75 PPG, against a California defense that ranks No. 82 this week at 28.38 PPG. The Colorado aerial game is averaging 232 yards per game, less than the California Golden Bears secondary allows through the air, 258 YPG per game.

Defensively, the California Golden Bears feature the league's No. 106-rated road run defense, allowing 236.33 yards per game. Colorado, meanwhile, ranks No. 63 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Ross Bowers led the way last time out for the Golden Bears, connecting for 301 passing yards, but failing to earn the victory in a 45-44 loss to the Golden Bears at California Memorial Stadium.

Colorado didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Cougars as Washington State blasted them 28-0 in Week 8 action.

Betting Trends
  • California is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • California is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of California's last 6 games
  • California is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Colorado is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Colorado is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Colorado is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Colorado is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

California home to Oregon State, Saturday, November 4th
Colorado at Arizona State, Saturday, November 4th