Cal vs. Wyoming - 12/10/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Wyoming Cowboys (8-1) at California Golden Bears (7-1)
College Basketball: Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 11:00 pm (Haas Pavilion)
The Line: California Golden Bears -4 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Pac-12 Network
The Cal Golden Bears and the Wyoming Cowboys face off on Wednesday in a college basketball battle of one loss teams.
The Cal Golden Bears have won their last four games after suffering their only loss of the season thus far losing to Texas. Cal is averaging 73.6 points and they are shooting 43.6 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 60.9 points and their opponents are shooting 36.2 percent. Tyrone Wallace leads the Golden Bears averaging 19 points and 8.9 rebounds per game. Jordan Matthews is averaging 14.1 points, David Kravish is averaging 12.2 points and 6.0 rebounds, and Jabari Bird is averaging 11.7 points. Cal has played just the 305th ranked schedule in the nation with their one loss coming to Texas.
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The Wyoming Cowboys are 8-1 this season with their lone loss coming at the hands of SMU. Wyoming is averaging 66.3 points and they are shooting 52.7 percent fro the floor while defensively they are allowing 53.1 points and their opponents are shooting 41.6 percent. Larry Nance Jr. leads the Cowboys averaging 12.7 points and 5.4 rebounds. Josh Adams is averaging 9.8 points, Charles Hankerson Jr. is averaging 8.9 points, and Riley Grabau is averaging 7.9 points. Wyoming looked to be tough last season but then they suffered a rash of injuries.
Cal is 9-2-1 against the spread in their last 12 non-conference games, 6-2 against the spread following a win, and 5-2-1 against the spread in their last eight home games. Wyoming is 8-17-2 against the spread following a win, 4-9-1 against the spread in their last 14 games, and 1-4-1 against the spread in their last six road games.
I have been on the Wyoming bandwagon but I didn’t like how they looked against SMU so in another step up game I am taking Cal.