UCLA gets home game against Oregon
The UCLA Bruins broke up a long ATS skid against the Oregon Ducks in their last meeting as those two schools hit the hardwood together once again in hoops betting action Thursday.
UCLA got past Oregon 70-68 as a 2.5-point road underdog on the college basketball betting lines when they last met on January 30, putting an end to the Bruins' 0-4 SU and ATS run against the Ducks. That January matchup turned into an UNDER result.
Supporters of the Ducks have watched them go 18-8 and 12-11-2 ATS on the year, while the Bruins are at 21-6 and 17-9 ATS. In totals betting, the Bruins are 12-13-1, while the Ducks have a 13-11 mark.
This game puts the Bruins, most recently No. 31 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Ducks, who rate No. 25 in the latest survey.
Oregon was a 67-53 winner in its last match at home against Washington State. They covered the 13-point spread as favorites. The Ducks grabbed a 67-53 win over the Cougars on Sunday, behind a 21-point effort from Mike Moser at Matthew Knight Arena.
UCLA lost its last outing, an 83-74 result against Stanford on February 22. They failed to cover in that game as a 2-point underdog. The Bruins endured an 83-74 loss at the hands of the Cardinal on Saturday, despite a 14-point effort from Norman Powell at Maples Pavilion.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and UCLA has the nation's No. 6-rated offensive output, at 82.89 PPG. The visiting Ducks defense ranks No. 214 allowing on average 74.27 PPG. The Bruins FG% has averaged 49.54% so far, more than the Ducks marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.14% per game.
A few Ducks at Bruins trends to consider:
Oregon is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Oregon is 5-11 ATS in its last 16 games
Oregon is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Oregon's last 10 games
UCLA is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
UCLA is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of UCLA's last 5 games
UCLA is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Oregon at USC, Saturday, March 1st
UCLA at Oregon State, Sunday, March 2nd