UCLA vs. Cal Free Pick
UCLA is 4-1 on the season and 2-1 at home while Cal is 1-4 overall and 0-2 on the road. The Bruins are 4-1 against the spread while the Bears are 1-4 ATS. Cal has won and covered the spread in 3 of its last 4 against UCLA.
Odds: The oddsmakers at Bovada.lv have UCLA as the favorite to win this game, as the Bruins have odds of -2.5 points at Cal. The over/under total for the game has been set at 56.5 points.
Line Movement: Opening odds had UCLA as a 2.5-point favorite as well. The spread climbed to 3 points during the week before settling back at 2.5 points.
Public Betting: Of the wagers that have been placed on this game, 78% are going on UCLA with odds of -2.5 points at Cal on Saturday. Be sure to click on the public betting link to get the latest odds and betting percentages.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL FREE PICK: UCLA is 5-0 ATS L5 as a road fave. Last year: UCLA (+5) over California, 31-14. UCLA is back in the top 25 after rebounding from their first loss (Oregon State on Sept. 22). They rebounded with a 42-14 road win last week over Colorado. Cal (1-4, 0-2) has been struggling this year, coming off a 27-17 loss to Arizona State at home where they were booed after trailing 17-7 at the half. UCLA is led by QB Brett Hundley, who is third in the Pac-12 in total offense with 329 yards per game, while senior Johnathan Franklin is fourth in the nation with 139.4 rushing yards per game. Cal can’t protect QB Zach Maynard, who has been sacked 25 times, an FBS-high. UCLA is second in the Pac-12 in sacks with 18.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 6 FREE PICK: UCLA -2.5