Stanford vs. Cal Free Pick
Stanford is 4-2 on the season and 0-2 on the road while Cal is 3-4 overall and 2-2 at home. The Bears are 3-4 against the spread this season while the Cardinal are 3-3 ATS. Stanford has won the last two games in the series, but Cal has won 7 of its last 10 against the Cardinal.
Odds: The oddsmakers at Bovada.lv have Stanford as a slight favorite on the road in this game, as the Cardinal are getting odds of -2.5 points at Cal on Saturday. The over/under total for the game has been set at 48 points.
Line Movement: Opening odds had Stanford as a 1.5-point favorite. The spread hasn’t been lower than that and peaked at 3 points before closing at Stanford -2.5.
Public Betting: Of the wagers that have been placed on this game, 75% of the wagers are going on Stanford with odds of -2.5 points at Cal. Be sure to click on the public betting link to get the latest odds and betting percentages.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL FREE PICK: Cal is 1-5 ATS L6 on grass. Stanford is 13-2-1 ATS L16 road games. Last year: STANFORD (-17) over California, 31-28. This is one of the best rivalries in the nation. Stanford will rely on their running game, led by Stepfan Taylor, who rushed for 102 yards last week against a very tough Notre Dame defense. Stanford lost to the Irish, 20-13 in overtime last week. Taylor appeared to have scored on fourth-and-goal in OT, but was ruled to be short. Cal is coming off a 31-17 win at Washington State. Cal is averaging 195 yards per game on the ground and will need a big game on the ground. Unfortunately for Cal, they take on a Cardinal team that allows just 89.3 yards rushing per game for sixth in the nation.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 8 FREE PICK: STANFORD -2.5