Cal vs. Oregon Prediction
Can Cal hang with Oregon as a double-digit underdog tonight at 10:30PM ET?
Who: Cal (3-1) at Oregon (3-1)
When: 10:30PM ET, Saturday, September 30
Where: Autzen Stadium, Eugene, Oregon
Current Point Spread & Over/Under Total
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Ducks are 16-point home favorites versus the Golden Bears, who opened at +16.5. The total, meanwhile, hit the board at 68.5 but has been bet down to 67.
California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The Golden Bears have covered the spread in four of their last five games overall and are 6-2 against the number in their last eight games played in the month of September. That said, they're just 5-11 at the betting window in their last 16 conference games and are 1-4 against the spread in their last five road games.
Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
Oregon has failed to cover in nine of its last 11 conference games, is 2-7 against the number in its last nine home games, and is 4-13-1 against the spread in its last 18 games overall. The Ducks are also 1-7 at the betting window in their last eight games after allowing more than 280 yards passing in their previous game.
OUR PREDICTION: Cal has not fared well against Oregon, failing to cover in five of its last six games versus the Ducks. The Golden Bears are also winless at 0-4 at the betting window in their last four games in Eugene. The home team is 7-2 against the spread in the last nine games between these two teams, while the favorite has cashed in five of the last six meetings between these programs.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 5 PREDICTION: OREGON DUCKS -16