Cal vs. Colorado Football, 1st Half Live Fan Stream Chat: Bears search for 1st conference win


We pride ourselves on being the best Cal community on the Internet. To help us achieve this mission, we've been on the lookout for exclusive new content and experiences to bring to the Write for California community, beginning with the upcoming college football season.



We are excited to partner with Chancer to create a better gameday experience for Cal fans. Chancer is an entertaining and easy-to-use sports prediction platform for superfans.

Starting this week! A competition series for our 9 Pac-12 Games. By the end of the season be in the top 3 to win Fanatics Gift Cards!

Answer a few questions each week - mainly predictions on the game but also a couple of polls. Your score will be added to the PAC-12 prize series leaderboard. Each week we'll add your game score. We take your top 6 scores from the 9 PAC-12 games and that will be your total score. So if you have a bad day, or you miss a game it doesn't matter.

The winners will be the top three players with the highest total scores. We have tie breaks built into the game also, such as how many times did you feature in the top prize tier.

The prizes are three gift cards:

First prize: $150 Fanatics gift card.

Second prize: $50 Fanatics gift card.

Third prize: $25 Fanatics gift card. 

The Chancer challenges include trivia and polls about your California Golden Bears. You'll be able to play along using the Chancer app on your phone or online to get in your votes, answers and choices.

California remains winless against top-tier Football Bowl Subdivision teams, but Las Vegas oddsmakers think that will change this Saturday, Oct. 23.

The California Golden Bears (1-5, 0-3 Pac-12) are two-score favorites against the Colorado Buffaloes (2-4, 1-2 Pac-12), even after the Buffaloes’ 34-0 shutout against the Arizona Wildcats Saturday.

The most recent Cal v. Colorado college football betting odds is California -9.5 and a 43 total, as of Oct. 17, according to, an aggregator of legal U.S. sportsbooks’ offered odds.

California is about a 10-point favorite, and the total for “over-or-under” total score bets is 43.

The Cal v. Colorado spread opened shortly after 11 a.m. Pacific on Sunday at the Circa Resort and Casino sportsbook in Las Vegas, according to The Circa sportsbook began taking bets with an opening line of California -9.5 and a 42 and one-half point total.

As of Sunday afternoon, college football bet spreads are available for California v. Colorado as high as California -10.5 and a 42.5 total at the WynnBET sportsbook operated by the parent company of the Wynn Las Vegas & Encore Resort.

Last week, Colorado punished Arizona at home in Folsom Field in Boulder, Colo., with big plays on all sides of the football.

Colorado safety Trevor Woods blocked an Arizona punt in the third quarter and returned the ball for a 36-yard touchdown to give his team a 13-0 lead after the successful point-after kick.

Then, one minute and 14 seconds later, Colorado outside linebacker Carson Wells brought home a pick-six for 50 yards.

The Colorado defense kept the Arizona Wildcats to only 280 total yards of offense.

Golden Bears fans will want to look out for Colorado first-year quarterback Brendon Lewis next Saturday. Lewis threw for 248 yards and two touchdowns against the Wildcats, including a 62-yard pass in the third quarter to wide receiver Brenden Rice.

Here’s how you can watch Cal v. Colorado college football this Saturday.

How to Watch Cal v. Colorado College Football

  • When: Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021

  • Kick-Off Time: 12:30 p.m. Pacific

  • Where: FTX Field at California Memorial Stadium in Berkeley, Calif.

  • TV: Pac-12 Network

  • Radio: KGO 810 AM or on the TuneIn radio app

How to Watch Cal v. Colorado College Football Online

The Cal v. Colorado college football game will air on Pac-12 Network, the conference’s TV network. Fans can stream Pac-12 Network online from their favorite mobile device on the Pac-12 Now app, on the website, or another live TV streaming service.

Write for California will also have a live fan stream. Follow along Saturday in our live game threads and @WriteForCalLIVE on Twitter for real-time commentary, play-by-play analysis and reactions.