Oregon vs. Cal Handicapping Free Pick
Bettors looking for a good total play on Thursday night in college basketball should take a peek at the Oregon-Cal matchup at 9:00PM ET.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Golden Bears are now 1-point home favorites versus the Ducks after opening as a 2-point underdog. As for the total, the number opened at 146 but has been bet down to 144.5.
We like the direction of the line movement when it comes to the total. It suggests that sports books are having to adjust to receiving respected money on the under, which is what we favor in this matchup.
When these two teams met back in January, Oregon prevailed 68-65 despite Dillon Brooks being limited to just four points on 2-of-10 shooting. Cal owns the Pac-12’s leading scoring defense at 66.7 points per game and has held opponents to a field-goal percentage of 38.8.
The under has cashed in nine of Oregon’s last 13 conference games and is 7-3 in the Golden Bears’ last 10 home games.