|College Basketball California vs. Oregon Picks & Predictions|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Thursday, 21 February 2013 15:02|
Cal vs. Oregon Free Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed Oregon as 5.5-point favorites versus California, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 138 points. The Bears are 16-9 overall and 8-5 versus the Pac-12, while the Ducks are 21-5 overall and 10-3 in conference play.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Ducks opened as 6-point favorites but the spread has been bet down to 5.5 points at most sports books. As for the total, it opened at 138.5 and has been bet down to 138 at most online sports books.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 51% of college basketball public bettors currently favor Oregon. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NCAA FREE PICK: Take Oregon. According to the latest college basketball trends, California is 2-6-1 against the spread in their last nine games following a straight up win and 4-10 ATS in its last 14 games versu a team with a winning straight up record. The Ducks are 0-4 against the number in their last four home games versus the Bears and 2-7 ATS in their last nine meetings with California overall. But look for Oregon to end their struggles versus Cal tonight with strong play from senior forward E.J. Singler (season-high 24 points versus Washington State) and fellow forward Carlos Emory (averaged 15 points in his last two games). Oregon has the edge both offensively and defensively and also has the stronger bench.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL FREE PICK: OREGON DUCKS -5.5