Arizona Wildcats vs. California Golden Bears: 1/30/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on January 30, 2021

The California Golden Bears (7-11) are big, 10.5-point underdogs as they look to break a three-game losing streak when they visit the Arizona Wildcats (12-4) on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at McKale Center. The game airs at 5:00 PM ET on PACN. The matchup has an over/under set at 140.5 points.

Betting Information

Arizona vs Cal Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Arizona -10.5 -110 -110 140.5 -108 -113 -670 460

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Arizona vs Cal
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Arizona (-10.5) Over (140.5) Arizona 78 Cal 65

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Total Facts

  • In 62.5% of their games this year (10 of 16 chances), the Wildcats and their opponents have combined to put up more than this matchup’s point total of 140.5 points.
  • Cal has played in seven games this season (out of 18 total matchups — 38.9% of chances) where they combined with their opponents to score more than 140.5 points.
  • The two teams average a combined 6.5 more points per game (147) than this game’s over/under of 140.5 points.
  • Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 138.6 points per game, 1.9 fewer than the over/under for this matchup.
  • The average over/under the Wildcats have had set in games this year is 7.6 more points than this outing’s point total.
  • Golden Bears games this year have averaged a total of 137.6 points, 2.9 fewer than the point total in this matchup.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The Wildcats put up 9.4 more points per game (79.2) than the Golden Bears allow (69.8).
  • Arizona is 6-0-1 against the spread and 11-3 overall when scoring more than 69.8 points.
  • When Cal allows more than 79.2 points, it is 1-1 against the spread and 0-2 overall.
  • The Golden Bears score only one fewer point than the Wildcats give up (68.8).
  • Cal has put together a 6-1 overall record and a 5-0 ATS record in games it scores more than 68.8 points.
  • Arizona has a 3-4 record overall and an ATS record of 1-5-1 in games when its opponents put up more than 67.8 points.
  • The Wildcats have out-scored their opponents by a total of 167 points this season (10.4 points per game on average), and opponents of the Golden Bears have out-scored them by 37 more points on the year (two per game).

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Arizona Betting Information

  • Arizona has struggled against the spread, going 6-9-1 on the year.
  • The Wildcats have struggled to cover, going just 2-4 ATS when favored by at least 10.5 points.
  • Arizona has been reliable for the over this season, combining with opponents to hit the total in 10 of 16 games for a 62.5% rate.

Cal Betting Information

  • Cal has a 9-7 record against the spread, covering in 56.2% of their outings.
  • The Golden Bears have not fared well as a 10.5-point underdog, going 0-1 against the spread when they are at least 10.5-point underdogs.
  • Cal and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their matchups this year — 11 of 16 (68.8%).

Head to Head

Arizona vs Cal (Last 1 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/13/2020 Arizona -10 132.5 -585 +416 Regular Season 68-52 ARZ

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Arizona Leaders

  • The Wildcats leader in points and assists is James Akinjo, who puts up 14.5 points per game to go with 5.6 assists.
  • Arizona’s best rebounder is Azuolas Tubelis, who averages 6.3 boards per game in addition to his 10.8 PPG average.
  • Jemarl Baker Jr. makes more threes per game than any other member of the Wildcats, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.0 per contest.
  • Akinjo and Christian Koloko lead Arizona on the defensive end, with Akinjo leading the team in steals averaging 1.6 per game and Koloko in blocks averaging 1.6 per contest.

Cal Leaders

  • Matt Bradley is the top scorer for the Golden Bears with 17.9 points per game. He also adds 4.9 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game to his statistics.
  • Andre Kelly is atop the Golden Bears rebounding leaderboard with 6.2 rebounds per game, and Joel Brown paces the squad in assists with 3.4 per contest.
  • Makale Foreman leads his teammates on the Golden Bears with 2.2 made threes per contest.
  • Cal’s leader in steals is Brown (1.7 per game), and its leader in blocks is Grant Anticevich (0.5 per game).
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