California vs. UNLV Odds

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SAN JOSE, CA (TheSpread) – UNLV is the higher seed, but California will have the home-crowd advantage when the two meet on Thursday at 7:27PM ET as part of the NCAA Tournament.

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This game will be played from HP Pavilion in San Jose, California and is part of the East Region with UNLV as the fifth seed and Cal coming in as the 12th seed. (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, UNLV is the slight favorite in this game, as the Rebels have odds of -2 points against California. The over/under total for this game has been set at 131 points. Opening odds had UNLV favored by 3 points. The spread was never greater than that, and closed out at a low of UNLV -2. These two teams have met five times since 2003. UNLV has won and covered the spread in four of those five meetings.

UNLV is an at-large big out of the Mountain West Conference. The Rebels are 25-9 on the season and went 10-6 in conference play, finishing third in the Mountain West. UNLV is 22nd in the current RPI rankings, having a 7-6 record against RPI Top 50 teams. The Rebels were 2-0 on a neutral floor this season and are currently 13-20 against the spread.

Cal is an at-large bid out of the Pac-12 Conference. The Golden Bears are 20-11 overall and went 12-6 in conference play, finishing tied for second in the conference. Cal is 53rd in the RPI rankings and has a 5-5 record against teams ranked in the Top 50 of the RPI. Cal is 3-1 on a neutral floor this season and 12-16-1 against the spread.

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2013 March Madness Second Round Odds – California vs. UNLV

735 California +2 Over 131

736 UNLV -2 Under 131

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