Wichita State vs. Cal Prediction

Wichita State vs. Cal Basketball Predictions Against the Spread 11/20/17

Are the Wichita State Shockers a safe bet to cover the spread today when they take on the Cal Golden Bears at 4:30 p.m. ET? Let's dive into the matchup.

According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Shockers are now 19.5-point favorites to beat the Golden Bears, who opened as an 18-point underdogs. As for the total, it hit the board at 147 and that's where it currently sits.

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As of Monday morning, nearly 70% of tickets are on the Golden Bears to cover the spread. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link above leading up to tip-off.

On an injury front, Markis McDuffie is out with a foot injury for Wichita State and Cole Welle will miss today for Cal due to a thumb injury. Other than that, both teams are relatively healthy.

OUR PREDICTION: The Shockers are an impressive 8-2-1 against the spread in their last 11 games overall. They're also 8-2-1 against the number in their last 11 non-conference games. They're a perfect 5-0 at the betting window in their last five games played on Monday, and are 4-1-1 against the spread in their last six games when facing an opponent with a winning percentage above .600.

Wichita State is also 53-25-2 against the spread in its last 80 games following an ATS win and is 9-3-1 against the number in its last 13 games versus a team with a winning straight up record. The Golden Bears, meanwhile, are just 3-8-1 against the spread in their last 12 neutral site games and have failed to cover in four of their last five non-conference games.

 

MONDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTIONS: WICHITA STATE SHOCKERS -19.5

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