March Madness - Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks take on Bruins in NCAA basketball test
|Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks||UCLA Bruins|
|32-2||March 23, 2014, 07:10 | Viejas Arena||27-8|
No. 12 Stephen F. Austin - winners of 29 games in a row SU - could have another upset in their sights in the Round of 32 at the NCAA Tournament as they follow up their win over No. 5 VCU with a game against No. 4 UCLA in South Region odds on Sunday.
UCLA does very well when favored by 8 points or more (10-3 ATS) and the line was -9 late Saturday at Bovada The total was 144 over at BookMaker. SFA has won 29 straight games, while UCLA is 5-1 ATS in its past six games overall. UCLA is 10-3 ATS past 13 times as chalk of eight points or more but 0-5 ATS past five second-round games.
UCLA is also just 1-3 ATS vs 12 seeds since 1996. No. 12 seeds are 6-1 ATS past seven vs 4 seeds.
Odds Shark computer pick - 78.1-65.2 UCLA
The Bruins are 27-8 so far on the season, and 22-12 ATS vs. the number. The Lumberjacks, meanwhile, are 32-2 and 2-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen UCLA go 15-18-1 and the Lumberjacks go 2-1 on the totals.
This game matches up the No. 44 (Bruins) and the No. 88 (Lumberjacks) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.
In their last action, Stephen F. Austin was a 77-75 winner on the road against Virginia Commonwealth. They covered the 6-point spread as underdogs. Stephen F. Austin earned a 77-75 victory over Virginia Commonwealth on Friday, getting 22 points from Jacob Parker at Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl.
In their last action, UCLA was a 76-59 winner at home against Tulsa. They covered the 8-point spread as favorites. UCLA got 21 points from Jordan Adams en route to a 76-59 victory over Tulsa on Friday at Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl.
A few Lumberjacks at Bruins trends to consider:
UCLA is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
UCLA is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of UCLA's last 5 games