Stanford vs California Prediction College Basketball Picks 3/13/24

California (13-18) vs Stanford (13-17)

Game Info: Wednesday, March 13, 2024 at 9:00 pm (T-Mobile Arena)

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In this article we will formulate a Stanford vs California betting prediction for this college basketball game on Wednesday, March 13th at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. To formulate this prediction, we will examine:

  • The Stanford recent form and recent player performance 
  • The California recent form and recent play performance
  • Recent Betting trends and streaks involving Stanford
  • Recent Betting trends and streaks involving California
  • Recent betting trends in games played between Stanford and California
  • A summary that ties it all together and produces a favorable betting outcome for Today’s Game between Stanford and California

Stanford Preview

The Stanford Cardinal are 13-17 (8-12) this year after they defeated Cal by a score of 80-58 in their last game. Stanford led 41-32 at the half and they were able to score 39 points in the second half for the easy win. The Cardinal shot 47.4% from the field and made 12 three pointers in the game. Stanford had lost their previous six games, allowing at least 81 points in four of them. The Cardinal are scoring 76.5 points per game with 34 rebounds per game and 16.3 assists per game, while allowing 76.4 points against per game this year. Maxime Raynaud is averaging 15.6 points per game, 9.6 rebounds per game, and 2.0 assists per game. Stanford is shooting 46.9% from the field, 74.1% on free throws, and 37.7% on three pointers this season. 

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California Preview

The California Golden Bears are 13-18 (9-11) this season after they lost to Stanford by a score of 80-58 in their last game. California trailed by nine points at halftime and only scored 26 points in the second half in the loss. The Golden Bears shot 35% from the field and had 17 turnovers in the game. California lost to Utah by a score of 88-59 and Colorado by a score of 88-78 in the two games prior to Stanford. The Golden Bears are scoring 73.9 points per game with 37.1 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per game, while giving up 76.7 points against per game this season. Jaylon Tyson is averaging 19.6 points per game, 6.8 rebounds per game, and 3.3 assists per game. California is shooting 42.2% from the field, 72.8% on free throws, and 33.5% on three pointers this year. 

Stanford vs California Betting Prediction

California comes into this matchup on a three game losing streak and they have allowed 80, 88, and 88 points in those three games. The Golden Bears are allowing over 76 points against per game on defense this season, while only shooting 42.2% from the field. Stanford was able to snap their losing streak in their last game against Cal, but they have been just as bad on defense. Cal won the first meeting between these teams by a score of 73-71, while Stanford won the second by a score of 80-58. I really don’t care for either of these teams, but I am going to take Stanford here, especially after just winning by 20+ points. 

David’s Pick Stanford ML

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