Cal vs. Stanford - 1/14/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Stanford Cardinal (11-4) at California Golden Bears (11-6)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 11:00 pm (Haas Pavilion)
The Line: California Golden Bears +1.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Cal Golden Bears and the Stanford Cardinal face off on Wednesday at Haas Pavilion is Pac-12 college basketball action.
The Cal Golden Bears are 11-6 this season and they have lost five of their last six games. Cal is averaging 67.4 points and they are shooting 44 percent while defensively they are allowing 62.6 points and their opponents are shooting 39.4 percent. Tyrone Wallace is averaging 18.1 points and 8.1 rebounds to lead the Bears. Jordan Mathews is averaging 15.5 points, David Kravish is averaging 10.7 points and 6.9 rebounds, and Christian Beherens is averaging 6.2 points. Cal is 8-3 at home and 1-3 in Pac-12 play.
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The Stanford Cardinal are 11-4 this season and they have won five of their last six games. Stanford is averaging 73.4 points and they are shooting 43.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 64.3 points and their opponents are shooting 41.1 percent. Chasson Randle leads the Cardinal averaging 19.3 points per game. Anthony Brown is averaging 15 points and 7.1 rebounds, Stefan Nastic is averaging 14 points and 6.8 rebounds, and Rosco Allen is averaging 8.9 points. Stanford is 2-3 on the road and 3-1 in Pac-12 play.
Cal is 2-5-1 against the spread in their last eight home games, 2-8-1 against the spread following a loss, and 3-15 against the spread against the Pac-12. Stanford is 2-7-2 against the spread against the Pac-12, 3-1-1 against the spread following a win, and 0-4-1 against the spread in their last five Wednesday games. The favorite in 9-4 against the spread in the last 13 meetings of these two.
Cal has just been awful of late and I look for Stanford to win easily.