California vs. Stanford - 2/6/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Stanford Cardinal (11-9) at California Golden Bears (14-8)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 4:00 pm (Haas Pavilion)
The Line: California Golden Bears -7.5 -- Over/Under: 139 See the Latest Odds
The California Golden Bears and the Stanford Cardinals face off on Saturday in a Pac-12 college basketball rivalry game.
The California Golden Bears are 14-8 this season and they have lost their last two games. Cal is averaging 74.3 points per game and they are shooting 46.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 67 points and their opponents are shooting 38.8 percent. Jaylen Brown leads the Golden Bears averaging 15.8 points and 5.5 rebounds per game. Tyrone Wallace is averaging 15.4 points and 5.1 rebounds, Jordan Mathews is averaging 13.2 points, and Ivan Rabb is averaging 12.5 points and 8.4 rebounds. Cal is 13-0 at home and 4-5 in the Pac-12.
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The Stanford Cardinal are 11-9 this season and they have lost three of their last four games. Stanford is averaging 70.3 points per game and they are shooting 41.6 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 71.1 points and their opponents are shooting 44.6 percent. Rosco Allen leads the Cardinal averaging 15.1 points and 6.2 rebounds per game. Reid Travis is averaging 12.8 points and 7.1 rebounds, Marcus Allen is averaging 12.3 points, and Dorian Pickens is averaging 11.5 points. Stanford is 1-4 on the road and 4-5 in the Pac-12.
Cal is 5-1 against the spread in their last six home games, 1-5 against the spread in their last six games, and 1-5 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Stanford is 5-15-1 against the spread against the Pac-12, 3-11 against the spread in their last 14 road games, and 0-3-1 against the spread in their last four games. The home team is 11-5 against the spread in the last 16 meetings of these two teams.
With the total set at 139 I see this one going way over and the over is my free pick.