|2012 Pac-12 College Football Week 11 Odds: Oregon vs. California|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 09 November 2012 11:30|
Oregon vs. Cal Odds
Oregon is 9-0 on the season, 6-0 in the Pac-12 and 3-0 on the road. Cal is 3-7 on the year, 2-5 in conference play and 2-4 at home. The Ducks are 5-4 against the spread this year while the Bears are 3-7 ATS. Oregon has won three straight in this series.
Trends show that the home team is 4-0 against the spread in the last four games of this series. Cal is just 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games on grass while Oregon is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 road games.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Oregon is the clear favorite on the road, as the Ducks have odds of -28 points at Cal on Saturday. The over/under total has been set at 67.5 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Oregon favored by 28 points. The spread was never lower than that and peaked at 29 points during the week before closing back at Oregon -28.
Oregon is coming off a 62-51 win at USC last week. The Ducks have managed to score at least 42 points in every game this year and they currently lead the nation in scoring, averaging 54.3 points per game. Defensively, the Ducks are holding opponents to 22.9 points per contest. Oregon is being led this year by speedy running back, Kenjon Barner, who has rushed for 1,295 yards and 19 touchdowns.
Cal is coming off a 21-13 loss to Washington last week. The Bears have dropped three straight entering this game. Cal is averaging just 24.5 points per game on offense while the defense is allowing 27.6 points per contest. Quarterback Zach Maynard has thrown for 2,214 yards and 12 touchdowns to lead the offense this year, but he is doubtful for this game with a knee injury. Running back C.J. Anderson will have to step up. He has rushed for 673 yards and four touchdowns this season.
In terms of Injuries, Cal receiver Keenan Allen is out with a knee injury while offensive lineman Matt Summers-Gavin is doubtful with a knee injury. Oregon defensive tackle Issac Remington is questionable with a leg injury while defensive end Dion Jordan is questionable with a shoulder injury.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Oregon. The Ducks are getting 88% of the wagers with odds of -28 points at California on Saturday night.