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California Golden Bears vs Stanford Cardinal 3/11/2020 Betting Picks, Preview and Game Analysis
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California Golden Bears vs Stanford Cardinal 3/11/2020 –The Stanford Cardinal face the California Golden Bear in a Pac-12 Conference Tournament matchup. Both teams met twice this season with the series tied at 1-1. Vegas basketball odds pick the host team to win this one and get some measure of revenge. California’s win came on the very same floor and now Stanford wants payback.
California Golden Bears vs Stanford Cardinal 3/11/2020
California Golden Bears
California Golden Bears lost time out and are looking to bounce back against the Cardinal. They lost their season finale to Oregon State, its second consecutive loss. Matt Bradley and Paris Austin try to drum up the offense but need better defense. California is seeking its 20th NCAA tournament appearance. This will also be their first bid since the 2015-2016 season.
Players to watch: M. Bradley G (31 GP 33.3 MIN 17.5 PTS 4.9 REB 1.5 AST 0.5 STL 0.2 BLK 2.3 TO 43.9 FG% 86.6 FT% 38.6 3PT%), P. Austin G (31 GP 27.6 MIN 9.1 PTS 2.6 REB 2.5 AST 1 STL 0.1 BLK 2.3 TO 38.1 FG% 83.8 FT% 21.7 3PT%), K. South G (31 GP 30 MIN 8.7 PTS 2.2 REB 1 AST 0.7 STL 0.1 BLK 1 TO 34.7 FG% 84.5 FT% 30.3 3PT%).
Cardinal is still smarting from their loss to Oregon but a win could erase all that. Oscar da Silva and Tyrell Terry will lead their offensive attack, hoping to get things back on track. A win could keep their hopes for an 18th NCAA tournament bid alive. It will be their first appearance since the 2013-14 season.
Players to watch: O. da Silva F (30 GP 28.6 MIN 16.1 PTS 6.3 REB 1.6 AST 1.2 STL 0.9 BLK 2.6 TO 58.4 FG% 77.1 FT% 31.7 3PT%), T. Terry G (30 GP 32.8 MIN 14.9 PTS 4.5 REB 3.2 AST 1.4 STL 0 BLK 2.6 TO 44.6 FG% 89.6 FT% 40.7 3PT%), S. Jones F (31 GP 28.9 MIN 8.9 PTS 3.3 REB 0.8 AST 0.6 STL 0.9 BLK 0.8 TO 41.9 FG% 69.6 FT% 42.9 3PT%).
California Golden Bears vs Stanford Cardinal Betting Predictions
California Golden Bears
The total has gone OVER in 5 of California’s last 5 games.
Stanford is 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
California Golden Bears vs Stanford Cardinal Betting Picks
Stanford is playing great basketball and this is probably why college basketball lines pick them to prevail. With momentum on their side, the Golden Bears may not have enough to keep up with the Cardinal. A loss could see Cal plummet, perhaps a motivation to get them up and give Stanford a good challenge.
Moneyline: +400 is set for the Golden Bears and -500 is set for the Cardinal.
ATS: Look for the spread of +9.5 for California and -9.5 for Stanford
Totals: Over 129.5 is out for the Golden Bears and under 129.5 is out for the Cardinal.
Score Prediction: 68-61, Stanford Cardinal.