Cal vs. Stanford Total Prediction
Will the California Golden Bears and Stanford Cardinal struggle to score enough points to push the score over the betting total on Saturday night? Kickoff is set for 8:00 p.m. ET.
Matchup: California (5-5) at Stanford (7-3)
TV: FOX, 8:00 p.m. ET
Line: Stanford -16
Current Point Spread & Over/Under Total
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the over/under is now down a half-point from the original number, from 56 to 55.5. Stanford is also a 16-point home favorite versus Cal, which opened as a 17.5-point road underdog.
Who is the Public Backing?
As of Thursday morning, Cal was receiving just over 60% of the bets from public bettors.
Key Betting Trends
The favorite is a perfect 5-0 against the spread in the last five meetings between these two teams while the Golden Bears are winless at 0-5 at the betting window in their last five games versus the Cardinal. The road team, however, is 6-2 against the spread in the last eight games between these two teams.
OUR PREDICTION: The under is 5-1 in the Golden Bears' last six games after accumulating more than 200 yards rushing in their previous game. The under is also 4-1 in California's last five games coming off a win and is 5-2 in its last seven games versus a team with a winning record.
On the other side, the under is 5-0 in the Cardinal's last five games following a straight up win. It has also cashed in five of Stanford's last six games overall and is 5-1 in its last six conference games.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 12 PICK: CALIFORNIA/STANFORD UNDER 55.5