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Cal currently three point favorites over Washington


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After an incredible win in Texas that sent many Cal fans to their cardiologists and made Vince Young seal his solid verbal to Cal football, the California Golden Bears will try to go to 4-0 for the first time in eight years when they take on the Washington Huskies this Saturday. Cal opened up as one point favorites, but the line has moved up to three points since then (the Bears would probably be favored by a touchdown on a neutral field).

Washington is currently an impressive 2-1. While their offense is a bit of a work in progress (hey haven't heard that one before) and their quarterback is a bit green (definitely haven't heard that one before), their defense is fierce and will keep them in plenty of games. Washington nearly came back to beat a top-25 caliber Boise squad before dismantling FCS cupcake and then not allowing Utah State to breathe.

Husky Stadium has been a house of horrors for the Bears as of late. Cal got demolished in 2007 by a bad Washington team for no real reason at all other than lack of effort. Cal followed up their best performance of 2009 in their Big Game upset with arguably their worst in Seattle (a 42-10 obliteration). Cal then lost an entertaining duel between Zach Maynard and Keith Price on the final play. And no one wants to talk about 2013 at all so let's not.

Cal has lost six straight games to Washington. Is this the first ignominious streak Cal ends?

Let us know what you think of the line and give us your early thoughts on the game!