Arizona State Sun Devils home to UCLA Bruins in NCAA Basketball betting action
UCLA Bruins vs Arizona State Sun Devils Odds
The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Arizona State and UCLA on Saturday, with the host Sun Devils trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
This season, the Sun Devils are 15-4 overall and 9-5 ATS ATS, while the Bruins are 16-4 and 8-11 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Arizona State boasts a 4-7 on the OU, and UCLA is 8-8.
The visitors opened as 2.5-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Sun Devils sit at No. 58 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Bruins sit at No. 53 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Bruins will win this game 81-79.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Arizona State's No. 63-ranked offense, averaging 73 PPG, against a Bruins defense that ranks No. 226 at 68.5 PPG. The Sun Devils field goal percentage has averaged 46.1% so far, less than the Bruins marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.7% per game.
Defensively, UCLA features the nation's No. 146-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.4 points per game. Arizona State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 128 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, UCLA was an 84-73 winner on the road against Arizona. They covered the 8.5-point spread as underdogs. UCLA earned an 84-73 victory over Arizona on Thursday, getting 23 points from Shabazz Muhammad at McKale Center.
Last time out for Arizona State, they were a 98-93 winner as they battled USC at home. They covered in the match as a 4-point favorite. The Trojans were burned for 28 points by Evan Gordon on Thursday as the Sun Devils put another game in the win column, 98-93, at Wells Fargo Arena.
UCLA Bruins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing USC are 6-4
After playing Arizona are 6-4
After a win are 9-1
Arizona State Sun Devils Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Washington State are 3-7
After playing USC are 8-2
After a win are 8-2
A few Bruins at Sun Devils trends to consider:
UCLA is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
UCLA is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Arizona State
UCLA is 3-6-1 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
UCLA is 1-5-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Arizona State
Arizona State is 15-2 SU in its last 17 games at home
Arizona State is 5-1-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing at home against UCLA
Arizona State is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing UCLA
Arizona State is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against UCLA
UCLA home to USC, Wednesday, January 30
Arizona State at Washington State, Thursday, January 31