The California Golden Bears will take on the Saint Mary’s Gaels at 10:30 p.m. ET at Haas Pavilion in the final game on the college basketball schedule for Saturday. California is 6-4 overall and 6-0 at home, while Saint Mary’s is 8-2 and is on the road for the first time. The Gaels are favored by 8.5 points in the latest California vs. Saint Mary’s odds, while the over-under is set at 126. Before entering any Saint Mary’s vs. Cal picks, you’ll want to see the college basketball predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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Even if it wasn’t a dominant performance, the Golden Bears beat Fresno State 69-63 on Wednesday. California guard Matt Bradley was one of the most active players for the squad as he had 24 points. It was a nice win for a Cal squad that came into that matchup with four losses in its prior six matchups. The Golden Bears, however, have taken on a tough schedule that has included Duke and Texas, which should help prepare them for another NCAA Tournament-caliber squad in Saint Mary’s.
Meanwhile, Saint Mary’s came up short against Dayton on Sunday, falling 78-68 to snap an eight-game losing streak. Forward Malik Fitts and guard Kristers Zoriks were standouts for Saint Mary’s despite the loss. The former had 21 points along with eight boards, while the latter had 14 points. Both teams have struggled against the spread this season with Cal entering the matchup 4-6 ATS, while Saint Mary’s is just 3-7 against the number.
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