Free CBB Hoops Pick: Golden Bears vs Wildcats Odds
Looking for California Golden Bears vs. Arizona Wildcats free plays? CBB betting sees the Golden Bears taking on the Wildcats on Thursday, March 3, 2016 at the McKale Center Tucson, Arizona Cappers Picks provides complimentary expert handicapping picks on all college basketball matchups all season long so stay tuned for more FREE daily NCAA hoops predictions.
(21-8) California Golden Bears vs. Arizona Wildcats (22-7)
Date: Thursday, March 3, 2016
Time: 9:00 PM ET
Venue: McKale Center Tucson, Arizona
CBB Moneyline Odds: Off
CBB Betting Odds: (OPEN) -5, Now -5.5
CBB Betting Total: 146.5
Live CBB Odds
Updated Sportsbook Bonuses For Today
With each of these teams with over 20 wins they are pretty safe for the Big Dance, but tournament seeding is still important.
Cal is 1 game back of Oregon in the Pac 12 standings while Arizona is 2 back.
Arizona is ranked 18th in the nation and Cal is back in the top 25 ranking 25th.
In their last games Cal beat USC 87-65 and Arizona lost to Utah 70-64.
Cal Golden Bears
In the middle of the Pac 12 season Cal hit a bump, but they are finishing the season strong and they are riding a 7-game winning streak.
The Golden Bears have a solid defense ranking 57th in the nation in points allowed per game. That D has been more than solid as of late, as in their last 3 games they have given up fewer than their season average every time.
The Cal offense ranks in the middle of the pack in terms of points per game, but they are a balanced group with 5 players that are averaging in double figures led by Jaylen Brown and Tyrone Wallace, who are both averaging more than 15 ppg.
While Cal is 3-1 this season facing top 25 teams they lost their only game facing a ranked team on the road.
Earlier this season at home Cal beat Arizona 74-73.
Arizona has fallen in the rankings as of late, as they have lost their last 2 games.
The Wildcats have played well for the season on both sides of the court ranking 20th in the nation in scoring and 88th in points allowed. However, their offense has struggled lately and they have scored 75 points and 70 points in their last 2 games, which is less than their season average of 81.1 ppg.
Arizona is 2-2 this season facing top 25 teams.
In their loss to Utah Arizona almost came back to win, but they were down 11 at half and for the game the Wildcats shot 42.9% from the floor while the Utes shot 49.2% from the floor.
CBB Betting Trends:
- Golden Bears are 7-0 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
- Golden Bears are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record.
- Golden Bears are 12-1 ATS in their last 13 games following a straight up win.
- Wildcats are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall.
- Wildcats are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 home games.
- Wildcats are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record.
Free Cal Golden Bears vs. Arizona Wildcats CBB Prediction:
The home team is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 games between these Pac 12 rivals and look for that trend to continue in this game.
4* Free CBB Betting Pick: UNDER the Number
The Wildcats are tough to beat at home and while Cal is on a roll that will come to the end in the desert, as Arizona will win and cover.
NCAAB Free Score Prediction: Arizona 70 – Cal 60
If you’re looking for more picks like this Cal Golden Bears vs. Arizona Wildcats matchup we’ll be providing 4* free college basketball predictions on the blog all season long, and check out our Experts for guaranteed premium & free NCAAB Hoops picks!
CappersPicks.com has NCAA basketball odds up on a ton of futures, and you will also find DAILY CBB lines up as well.