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California Golden Bears Host the Utah Utes in Week 5 NCAA Football Betting Odds Action

The California Golden Bears will try to pick up win and cover the spread at California Memorial Stadium on Saturday when they get a visit from the Utah Utes in Week 5 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Utah Utes were listed as 2-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 prediction formulas pick a 28-27 win for the Golden Bears on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Utah Utes vs California Golden Bears Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

California bring a 2-2 record (2-2 ATS) to the Week 5 betting matchup against the 4-0 Utah Utes, who are 2-2 ATS against the spread. Over under betting has seen California go 4-0 so far and the Utes go 2-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and California vs Utah injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 33 (California Golden Bears) and the No. 59 (Utah Utes) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA football Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits California's No. 11-ranked offense, averaging 45.5 PPG, against a Utah defense that ranks No. 17 this week at 15.75 PPG. The California aerial game is averaging 459.25 yards per game, more than the Utah Utes secondary allows through the air, 182.25 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Utah Utes feature the league's No. 3-rated road run defense, allowing 56 yards per game. California, meanwhile, ranks No. 118 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Utes grabbed a Week 4 victory over the Trojans in their last game, winning 31-27 at Rice-Eccles Stadium.

In California's last outing, Davis Webb threw for 478 yards in a losing cause against the Sun Devils, 51-41 at Sun Devil Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Utah is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Utah is 10-3 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
  • Utah is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Utah's last 5 games on the road
  • California is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of California's last 5 games
  • California is 7-17 ATS in its last 24 games at home
  • California is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Utah home to Arizona, Saturday, October 8th
California at Oregon State, Saturday, October 8th