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NCAA hoops odds preview - UCLA vs. Stanford

UCLA BruinsStanford Cardinal
Feb 16, 4:00 PM | Maples Pavilion

UCLA Bruins vs Stanford Cardinal Odds

18-7TEAM RECORD15-10

UCLA pays a visit to Stanford on Saturday, hoping to send the Cardinal to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Maples Pavilion.

The Bruins will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 9-15 ATS against the number this season, while the Cardinal are 10-13 ATS. UCLA is 10-11 on the totals; Stanford is 9-11.

View UCLA vs Stanford Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Stanford sat as 4-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 50-rated Cardinal and the No. 43-ranked Bruins, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 76-75 result in favor of the Bruins.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bruins rank No. 69 in NCAA Division 1 with 37.2 per game. That compares with Stanford’s No. 85 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Stanford is college basketball's No. 136-ranked team at 6.4 per game, while the Bruins rate No. 308 with 4.7 per game.

Defensively, UCLA features the nation's No. 207-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.9 points per game. Stanford, meanwhile, comes in at No. 181 nationally in scoring at home.

UCLA lost its last outing, a 76-63 result against California on February 14. They failed to cover in that game as a 2-point underdog. UCLA got 15 points from Jordan Adams but lost anyway, 76-63, to California on Thursday at Haas Pavilion.

Stanford lost its last outing, a 65-64 result against USC on February 14. They failed to cover in that game as a 9.5-point favorite. The Cardinal endured a 65-64 loss at the hands of the Trojans on Thursday, despite a 22-point effort from Josh Huestis at Maples Pavilion.

UCLA Bruins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing USC are 5-5
After playing California are 8-2
After a loss are 9-1

Stanford Cardinal Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Oregon State are 4-6
After playing USC are 5-5
After a loss are 8-2

A few Bruins at Cardinal trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of UCLA's last 8 games when playing on the road against Stanford
UCLA is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of UCLA's last 6 games on the road
UCLA is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Stanford is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Stanford's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Stanford's last 8 games when playing at home against UCLA
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Stanford's last 15 games when playing UCLA

Next up:
UCLA at USC, Sunday, February 24
Stanford at Oregon State, Thursday, February 21