No. 5 Utah faces another Pac-12 challenge on Saturday when it meets No. 23 California. Who do the trends support to cover in this clash?
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Utah is the favorite at home in this game, as the Utes are getting odds of -7 points against Cal. The over/under total is currently listed at 61 points. These two meet on Saturday at 10PM ET on ESPN.
The recent head-to-head trends show that Utah has won 3 of 5 meetings since 2000 with Cal, and the winning team has covered the spread in all five meetings. The home team is 4-1 in those games and the two are 3-1 with the over in their last four meetings.
Other trends show that Cal is just 3-8 against the spread in its last 11 games in October and 8-17 ATS in its last 25 conference games. Utah is 10-3 ATS in its last 13 games against a winning team and 5-0 ATS and scoring more than 40 points in the previous games. The under looks strong in this one as Cal has hit the under in 4 straight Pac-12 games and 5 of its last 6 after a win. Utah has hit the under in 5 of its last 6 home games and its 7-2-1 with the under in its last 10 games following a win.