Yale at California 11/9/18 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions
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Yale Bulldogs vs. California Golden Bears
NCAAB: 11:00 PM EST
Nov. 09, 2018
Latest Odds : YALE -3 Total 139.5
The Yale squad is going to the opposite coast to face off against the Golden Bears. However, the Bulldogs will be facing a strong opponent in California that could make this one of those games that is going to be lost before it even tips for the Bulldogs. The one thing the Bulldogs do have going for them is the team is smart and should be bale to help them in getting the win here.
The Bulldogs last season had an offense that was able to score 74 points a game. The defense for the Bulldogs only gave up 73 points a game. However, the rebounding game could become an issue for Yale as they only pulled down 33.9 boards a game last season.
The Golden Bears if they perform like they did last year could actually give the Yale team a chance. Last season the Golden Bears were very poor when it came to scoring and this is something the Golden Bears would like to be able to avoid here this year.
With the Golden Bears last year the team was only able to score 67 points a game when it came to the offense. The Golden Bears when it was time to protect the net struggled as well with the team giving up a total of 77 points a game.
Recent Betting Trends:
Bulldogs are 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 Friday games.
Golden Bears are 7-15 ATS in their last 22 non-conference games.
Under is 5-2 in Bulldogs last 7 vs. Pacific-12.
Under is 13-3 in Golden Bears last 16 overall.
Free Betting Pick: Yale Bulldogs -3
California is going to look much like they did last season and that is going to be weak offensively and defensively. The Golden Bears will also struggled to get the ball around as the team is going to have some issues in passing and that will continue again here in this game. Final Score Prediction, Yale Bulldogs win and cover ATS 67-60.