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California vs. San Francisco - 12/5/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
San Francisco Dons (7-1) at California Golden Bears (2-4)
Date & Time Wednesday December 5, 2018, 11:00 PM (EST)
The Line
The Line: California Golden Bears +5.5 -- Over/Under: 140
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NCAA BB | San Francisco Dons (7-1) at California Golden Bears (2-4)
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Wednesday college basketball action features a matchup out west with the Cal Golden Bears facing the San Francisco Dons.

The San Francisco Dons drive for a perfect 8-0 start went by the wayside in an 85-81 loss to Buffalo as a four point underdog on Saturday. San Francisco held a small 50.8%-49.3% edge in marksmanship with the Bulls hitting a few more three for the winning margin.

Frankie Ferrari topped a balanced Dons offense with 19 points and six assists on 7-16 from the field while Matt McCarthy added 17 points and six boards on 7-8 accuracy. San Francisco received 14 points on 5-9 shooting from Jordan Ratinho followed by Charles Minlend and Jamaree Bouyea with 13 points and eleven points respectively with Minlend hauling in nine rebounds.

The Cal Golden Bears opportunity at back to back wins never materialized in an 84-71 loss at St. Mary’s as a 10.5 underdog on Saturday. Cal was down 15 points heading to the locker room and never made a run with the Gaels burning the nets at 60% and allowing 44.8%.

The Golden Bears received 16 points, three pulls and three steals from Justice Sueing on 6-10 from the floor with Matt Bradley adding 15 points and four boards on 4-12 shooting. Paris Austin gave Cal 12 points on 5-12 followed Darius McNeill with eleven points.

San Francisco Dons are 4-1-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall and San Francisco Dons are 4-1-2 ATS in their last 7 non-conference games and San Francisco Dons are 1-6-1 ATS in their last 8 vs. Pacific-12. Cal Golden Bears are 9-30-2 ATS in their last 41 Wednesday games and Cal Golden Bears are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. West Coast and Under is 16-6 in Golden Bears last 22 overall.

San Francisco looks like a top four squad in the WCC and says a win and cover are in order against Cal…

Pick:
San Francisco -5.5

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