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Cal v. Arizona State College Football Betting Odds and Lines: Las Vegas Likes the Golden Bears
California is a two-score favorite over Arizona State
Las Vegas oddsmakers and sports bettors like the California Golden Bears (2-2, 0-1 Pac-12) over the Arizona State Sun Devils (1-3, 0-1 Pac-12).
California will play its last game against Arizona State as Pac-12 Conference league members in Berkeley, Calif., on Saturday, Sept. 30, and the latest college football betting odds and lines imply the Golden Bears are a two-score favorite over the Sun Devils.
Cal v. Arizona State college football betting odds and lines: Who is favored to win?
The Cal v. Arizona State college football betting odds opened at California -11.5 on Sunday, Sept. 23, according to sports lines and odds aggregated by the betting resource Vegas Insider.
The latest college football betting odds for California v. Arizona State, as of Thursday morning, are between California -12.5 and California -13, which implies the California Golden Bears are about 13-point favorites over the Arizona State Sun Devils.
A survey of U.S. sportsbooks’ recently offered odds shows a seeming consensus with an “over-or-under” total set at 47.5 points as of Thursday morning, according to Vegas Insider.
The over-or-under total set of 47.5 points would benefit “over” bettors if the combined final score of California v. Arizona State is 48 points or higher. In contrast, an “under” bet would pay out if the game’s point total is 47 points or lower.
The “moneyline” bet for California v. Arizona State is between California -550 and California -450 and Arizona State +345 and Arizona State +375, as of Thursday morning, according to U.S. sportsbooks’ odds aggregated by Vegas Insider.
A moneyline bet at the most favorable odds of California -450 would pay a $100 profit on a $450 wager if California beats Arizona State.
A moneyline bet at the most favorable odds of Arizona State +375 would net the bettor a profit of $375 on a $100 bet if Arizona State comes out on top against California and wins in an upset.
Cal v. Arizona State college football: What you should know
According to an analysis by Vegas Insider, 76% of all point-spread bets and 84% of all moneyline bets have been on the California Golden Bears to date. The overwhelming majority (78%) of total bets have been on an “over” result.
California is 2-2 against the point spread in the 2023 college football season, while Arizona State is 1-3.
Saturday’s California v. Arizona State match-up will be the 36th all-time meeting between the two West Coast schools. The two teams have historically been even-matched, although the California Golden Bears have a slight 18-17 advantage in the series.
Arizona State has beaten California in the last four meetings. California’s most recent victory over Arizona State was a 48-46 nail-biter in 2015, with both teams scoring tit for tat, back and forth.
Both teams are searching for their first conference victory. Last week, Arizona State lost to the No. 8 USC Trojans at home, 28-42.