UCLA Vs. Cal: College Football Betting Picks, Predictions And Tips – November 27, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on November 22, 2021

Pac-12 opponents will clash when the UCLA Bruins (7-4, 5-3 Pac-12) meet the California Golden Bears (4-6, 3-4 Pac-12). The Golden Bears, with +200 moneyline odds to win, take to the road against the Bruins, listed at -6 on the spread, on November 27, 2021 at 10:30 PM ET. The contest’s total is currently set at 58.5.

The insights in the following article reference odds valid as of November 27, 2021 at 10:23 PM ET. Head to the table below for the latest lines for this matchup and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

UCLA Vs. Cal Odds

Computer Pick

Computer picks for UCLA vs Cal
Spread Over/Under
UCLA (-6) Under (58.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

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Team Stat Comparison

UCLA Stats (Rank) Cal
36.0 (17) Points Per Game 24.7 (96)
27.9 (82) Points Per Game Against 21.1 (29)
231.5 (63) Pass Yards 236.3 (57)
272.5 (122) Pass Yards Against 233.5 (81)
209.0 (19) Rush Yards 179.5 (44)
126.7 (31) Rush Yards Against 122.2 (25)
11 (61) Giveaways 7 (17)
14 (13) Takeaways 12 (34)
+3 Turnover Differential +5

UCLA Vs. Cal Betting Insights

UCLA Stats And Trends

  • UCLA has seven wins in 11 games against the spread this season.
  • The Bruins are 3-1 as 6-point favorites or more.
  • UCLA has seen six of its 11 games go over the point total.
  • UCLA and its opponent have broken the 58.5-point mark eight times this year.
  • The point total average for Bruins games this season is 61.8, 3.3 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.

Recent Head-To-Head Matchups

UCLA has an edge against Cal over the last three matchups between these two squads, putting together a 3-0 record in those games. UCLA has had the upper hand scoring in those three matchups, totaling 101 points while Cal notched 44.

Cal Stats And Trends

  • Cal has six wins in 10 games against the spread this season.
  • The Golden Bears are 3-0 as 6-point underdogs or more.
  • There have been five Cal games (out of 10) that went over the total this season.
  • Cal’s games have gone over 58.5 points on three occasions this season.
  • Golden Bears games average 49.5 total points, 9.0 fewer than the total for this matchup.

UCLA Players To Watch

  • Dorian Thompson-Robinson has 1,963 passing yards (218.1 ypg) to lead UCLA, completing 61.6% of his passes and collecting 15 touchdown passes and six interceptions this season. He’s also contributed on the ground with 439 rushing yards (48.8 ypg) on 103 carries with nine rushing touchdowns.
  • Zach Charbonnet has carried the ball 174 times for a team-high 1,012 yards (101.2 per game), with 10 touchdowns this year. He’s also tacked on 18 catches for 156 yards (15.6 per game).
  • This season Brittain Brown has taken 93 carries for 593 yards (65.9 per game) and seven touchdowns.
  • Greg Dulcich’s 635 receiving yards (63.5 yards per game) lead all receivers on the team. He’s registered 36 receptions and four touchdowns.
  • Kyle Philips has reeled in 46 passes for 594 yards (66.0 yards per game) and six touchdowns this year.
  • Kazmeir Allen’s 16 catches have turned into 249 yards (27.7 ypg) and four touchdowns.

Cal Players To Watch

  • Chase Garbers has thrown for 2,030 yards (225.6 ypg) to lead Cal, completing 65.4% of his passes and collecting 15 touchdown passes and six interceptions this season. He’s also figured in the ground game with 420 rushing yards (46.7 ypg) on 72 carries with three rushing touchdowns.
  • The team’s top rusher, Damien Moore, has carried the ball 91 times for 495 yards (49.5 per game), with six touchdowns this year.
  • This season Christopher Brown Jr. has piled up 79 carries for 440 yards (44.0 per game) and one touchdown.
  • Trevon Clark’s team-leading 604 receiving yards (67.1 yards per game) have come on 29 receptions with four touchdowns.
  • Kekoa Crawford has grabbed 26 passes for 409 yards (45.4 yards per game) this year.
  • Jeremiah Hunter’s 21 receptions this season have resulted in 388 yards (48.5 ypg) and one touchdown.
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