NCAA hoops odds preview - Georgia vs. UCLA
Georgia Bulldogs vs UCLA Bruins Odds
UCLA will look to improve on its 3-1 record on Tuesday when they host Georgia in NCAA basketball odds action at Barclays Center.
Barclays Center is the location for this game, which makes it a neutral-site matchup.
The Bruins currently sports a 3-1 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-2 ATS. The Bulldogs are 1-3 and 1-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Bruins produce a 2-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Bulldogs have gone 0-3 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bruins sit at No. 98 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Bulldogs sit at No. 146 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Bruins will win this game 82-65.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bulldogs rank No. 300 in NCAA Division 1 with 30.5 per game. That compares with UCLA’s No. 23 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where UCLA is college basketball's No. 240-ranked team at 5 per game, while the Bulldogs rate No. 106 with 7 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Georgia owns the country's No. 141-rated mark, allowing 66 points per game on the highway. UCLA, on the other hand, rates No. 41 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Georgia, they were a 66-53 loser as they battled Indiana on the road. They covered in the match as a 21.5-point underdog. Indiana got 15 points from Victor Oladipo en route to a 66-53 victory over Georgia on Monday at Barclays Center.
In their last action, UCLA was a 78-70 loser on the road against Georgetown. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as favorites. The Bruins endured a 78-70 loss at the hands of the Hoyas on Monday, despite a 22-point effort from Jordan Adams at Barclays Center.
Georgia home to East Tennessee State, Friday, November 23
UCLA home to Cal Poly, Sunday, November 25