A California rivalry is set for Saturday afternoon when the UCLA Bruins (8-3, 5-3 in Pac-12) visit the Cal Golden Bears (4-7, 2-6). UCLA has seen their season go up in smoke the past two weeks, so they will be looking to rebound with a regular season finale win. Below is my college football pick for UCLA vs Cal.
UCLA vs California Betting Pick
|ℹ️ The Pick:||California +9.5|
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This game will be played at California Memorial Stadium at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, November 25, 2022.
Why Bet Cal +9.5
✅ Cal is 7-2 ATS in their last nine home games.
✅ The Golden Bears are 5-1 ATS in their last six home games against UCLA
California Golden Bears
|39.33||Avg Opp Score||33|
|32.67||Avg Opp Score||30|
|35.2||Avg Opp Score||33.8|
|35||Avg Opp Score||27|
|29.5||Avg Opp Score||28.6|
|28.8||Avg Opp Score||21.1|
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Last time out, UCLA hosted #7 USC and lost a thrilling 48-45 game. UCLA jumped out to a 14-0 first quarter lead, but USC was able to cut that lead down to just one-point at the half. USC took a 10-point lead midway through the third quarter, and it was back-and-forth the rest of the way as they Trojans escaped with a win.
Dorian Thompson-Robinson went 23/38 for 309 yards, four touchdowns, three interceptions, and added 81 yards and two touchdowns on the ground. Defensively, UCLA allowed 649 total yards and forced one USC interception.
Through 11 games, UCLA is scoring 40.0 points per game and gaining 504.9 yards, 268.1 through the air and 236.8 on the ground. Defensively, the Bruins allow 28.4 points and 403.4 yards, 274.0 passing and 129.4 rushing.
California Golden Bears
Cal hosted Stanford and used a big fourth quarter to win 27-20. Stanford led this game 17-6 entering the fourth quarter, but the Golden Bears rallied and scored the first 21 points of the quarter to take a 27-17 lead. A great comeback for this Cal team.
Jack Plummer went 23/43 for 280 yads, one touchdown, and two interceptions. Jaydn Ott ran the ball 18 times for 97 yards and a touchdown in the win. Defensively, Cal allowed 400 total yards and forced two Stanford turnovers, one interception and one recovered fumble.
After 11 games, Cal is scoring 23.5 points per game and gaining 364.9 yards, 265.6 through the air and 99.3 on the ground. Defensively, the Golden Bears allow 27.2 points and 419.2 yards, 287.7 passing and 131.5 rushing.