Cal vs. UCLA Prediction
Is the betting total in tonight's Pac-12 matchup between the Cal Golden Bears and UCLA Bruins set too high? Tip-off is set for 10:30 p.m. ET.
Who Oddsmakers Like: UCLA. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Bruins are 16.5-point home favorite to beat the Golden Bears, who opened as a 17-point underdog. The total, meanwhile, hit the board at 154 and that's where it currently sits.
Who Public Bettors Like: UCLA. As of Thursday morning, 64% of betting tickets wagered online for tonight's game are currently on the Bruins to cover the point spread.
Who We Like: The under. In the last four meetings between these two teams in L.A., the under is a perfect 4-0. The under is also 4-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams overall, is 10-3 in the Bruins' last 13 games following an ATS win and is 4-1-1 in their last six games when facing an opponent with a winning percentage below .400.
On the other side, the under is 4-0 in the Golden Bears' last four games overall, is 4-0 in their last four games following a loss, and is 4-0 in their last four conference games. The under has also cashed in five of their last seven road games versus a team with a home winning percentage of greater than .600.
THURSDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: CAL/UCLA UNDER 154