Preview: California Golden Bears vs. Arizona Wildcats
The California Golden Bears and the Arizona Wildcats will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Arizona Stadium.
Oddsmakers currently have the Golden Bears listed as 2-point favorites versus the Wildcats, while the game’s total is sitting at 54½.
Nate Longshore was 17-for-28 for 198 yards with three touchdowns and one interception, as California defeated Arizona State 24-14 in Week 6.
Cal covered as 8-point home favorites as the game played under the 56.5-point total listed by sportsbooks.
Arizona was upset 24-23 by Stanford in Week 7 as a 7-point favorite. The game’s 47 points went UNDER the posted total of 53.
Nic Grigsby ran for 66 yards and a touchdown in a losing effort for Arizona.
California has won 2 straight games.
California: 4-1 SU, 4-1 ATS
Arizona: 4-2 SU, 4-2 ATS
California most recently:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on grass are 3-7
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 4-6
Arizona most recently:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on grass are 6-4
After being outgained are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
California is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
California is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
California is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Arizona
California is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Arizona
Arizona is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Arizona is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Arizona is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games
Arizona is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
California home to UCLA, Saturday, October 25
Arizona home to Southern Cal, Saturday, October 25