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Cardinal visit California Golden Bears in Week 12 College Football Betting Clash

The visiting Stanford Cardinal hope to send their betting fans to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at California Memorial Stadium against the Golden Bears.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The California Golden Bears were sitting as 11-point underdogs earlier in the week at Bovada. The total was to be set a bit later in the week for over under betting purposes.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 38-23 result in favor of the Cardinal. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Stanford Cardinal vs California Golden Bears Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

California will face the 7-3 Stanford Cardinal, who own a 6-4 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the California Golden Bears are 7-3 so far this season while the Cardinal are 3-7. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and California vs Stanford injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 74-rated California Golden Bears and the No. 47-ranked Stanford Cardinal, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits California's No. 21-ranked offense, averaging 37.8 PPG, against a Stanford defense that ranks No. 14 this week at 19.4 PPG. The California aerial game is averaging 361.2 yards per game, more than the Stanford Cardinal secondary allows through the air, 211 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Stanford Cardinal own the league's No. 50-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 168 yards per game when on the road. California, on the other hand, rates No. 108 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time we saw the Ducks, they had no answer for Christian McCaffrey as the Cardinal rolled to a 52-27 victory at Autzen Stadium.

Davis Webb's 425-yard performance through the air wasn't enough last time out, as Washington State earned a 56-21 win over California on Saturday at Martin Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Stanford is 16-7 ATS in its last 23 games
  • Stanford is 19-4 SU in its last 23 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Stanford's last 5 games
  • Stanford is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • California is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • California is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of California's last 12 games
  • California is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Stanford home to Rice, Saturday, November 26th
California home to UCLA, Saturday, November 26th