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UCLA Bruins vs Huskies College Hoops Game Preview

UCLA BruinsWashington Huskies
22-7March 06, 2014, 09:00 | Alaska Airlines Arena16-13



The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Washington and UCLA on Thursday, with the host Huskies trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

The Huskies bring a 16-13 record (14-14 ATS) to this tilt against the 22-7 Bruins, who are 17-11 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Washington go 13-14-1 so far and the Bruins go 13-14-1.

View UCLA Bruins vs Washington Huskies Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back visiting UCLA before tip-off in this one found them as -4-point favorites over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.

This game puts the Huskies, most recently No. 90 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Bruins, who rate No. 48 in the latest survey.

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In their last action, UCLA was a 74-69 winner at home against Oregon State. They failed to cover the 14-point spread as favorites. The Bruins got 24 points from Jordan Adams as UCLA ran past Oregon State 74-69 on Sunday at Pauley Pavilion.

Washington won its last outing, a 72-49 result against Washington State on February 28. They covered in that game as an 8.5-point favorite. Washington cruised to victory on Friday, running Washington State out of the gym and running up a 72-49 score at Alaska Airlines Arena.

How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Washington's No. 64-ranked scoring average of 74.45 PPG, against a Bruins defense rated No. 159 and allowing 70.97 PPG. The Huskies FG% has averaged 44.73% to date this season, less than the Bruins shooters have managed so far (48.85% per game).

A few Bruins at Huskies trends to consider:
UCLA is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of UCLA's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of UCLA's last 9 games on the road
UCLA is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Washington
Washington is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
Washington is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Washington is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home


Next up:
UCLA at Washington State, Saturday, March 8th
Washington at USC, Saturday, March 8th

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