Cal v. Colorado College Football Betting Odds and Lines: Golden Bears Favored Big
California is a two-touchdown favorite against Colorado
Las Vegas oddsmakers expect the Colorado Buffaloes (0-5) to remain winless.
According to VegasInsider.com, which collects and analyzes college football betting odds and lines from U.S. sportsbooks, the California Golden Bears (3-2) are favored to win this weekend.
Cal v. Colorado college football betting odds and lines: Who is favored to win?
The Cal v. Colorado college football betting odds opened between California -12 and California -14.5 on Sunday, Oct. 9, per VegasInsider.com. Most U.S. sportsbooks opened at California -14, although the first sportsbook to take bets on Cal v. Colorado was the Circa Sportsbook, which posted a California -12 line on Sunday at 11:14 a.m. Pacific.
The latest college football betting odds for Cal v. Colorado as of Thursday morning are between California -14.5 and California -15, which implies the California Golden Bears will win by about 15 points against the Colorado Buffaloes on Saturday, Oct. 15.
Most U.S. sportsbooks have "over-or-under" totals between 48 and 48.5 points, according to VegasInsider.com, which is unchanged from when they first opened this past Sunday.
Cal v. Colorado college football: What you should know
Sports bettors heavily favor the California Golden Bears.
Analysis from VegasInsider.com shows that 92% of all money bet on the point spread has been on Cal. Seventy-six percent of all point-spread bets have been on the Golden Bears.
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The California Golden Bears are 3-2 against the spread this season, while the Colorado Buffaloes are 0-5.
Moneyline bets range between California -625 and California -769, per VegasInsider.com. The moneyline of California -625 means a Golden Bear win, regardless of the margin of victory, would return $100 if a bettor wagered $625.
The Colorado Buffaloes currently have the worst record in the Pac-12 Conference. In its last game, the Buffaloes lost 20-43 against the Arizona Wildcats, giving up 673 yards of total offense, including 484 passing yards and six touchdowns to the rival quarterback Jayden de Laura.
California and Colorado both had a bye last week.