The 11-5 California Golden Bears travel to Los Angeles to take on the 15-4 UCLA Bruins. Let’s take a look at the odds, trends, injuries and hand out a College Basketball Free Pick for this matchup.

Bet California at UCLA

Tip off: 10:30PM ET

Odds: Oddsmakers from online sports book Sports Interaction have made UCLA an 8.5-point favorite.

Over/Under Total: 139.5

Public Betting Information: TheSpread.com public betting page shows that 69% of public bettors like California +9 over UCLA tonight.

Top Public Betting Trends:

All games in this series since 1997

CALIFORNIA is 15-11 against the spread versus UCLA since 1997

UCLA is 16-10 straight up against CALIFORNIA since 1997

10 of 18 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL since 1997

Games over the last 3 seasons

UCLA is 3-3 against the spread versus CALIFORNIA over the last 3 seasons

UCLA is 5-1 straight up against CALIFORNIA over the last 3 seasons

4 of 6 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 season

All games played at UCLA since 1997

CALIFORNIA is 7-4 against the spread versus UCLA since 1997

UCLA is 8-3 straight up against CALIFORNIA since 1997

4 of 7 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL since 1997

Games played at UCLA over the last 3 seasons.

CALIFORNIA is 2-0 against the spread versus UCLA over the last 3 seasons

UCLA is 2-0 straight up against CALIFORNIA over the last 3 seasons

2 of 2 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons

Key Injuries:

CALIFORNIA

[C] 11/28/2008 - Taylor Harrison is out indefinitely. ( Knee )

UCLA

[G] 12/13/2008 - Mustafa Abdul-Hamid is expected to miss the rest of the season. (Wrist)

Free Pick: Our free pick for this game is OVER. Four of seven games in this series have gone over the total since 1997 and more recently, 2 of 2 games in this series have gone over the total over the last three seasons.

Bet California at UCLA

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Posted: 1/29/09 2:30PM ET

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