UCLA Bruins vs San Diego State Aztecs Betting Matchup Report
San Diego State Aztecs vs UCLA Bruins Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the UCLA Bruins try to run the San Diego State Aztecs off the court at Honda Center in college hoops action.
This matchup is a neutral-site affair being played at Honda Center.
UCLA will face the 4-1 Aztecs, who own a 2-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Bruins are 2-2 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Aztecs are 1-1 favoring the OVER.
Bettors looking to side with UCLA in this one found them as 2.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 136-ranked Bruins and the No. 32-rated Aztecs in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 83-78 win for the Aztecs on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits UCLA's No. 39-ranked offense, averaging 78 PPG, against a Aztecs defense that ranks No. 12 at 53.2 PPG. The Bruins field goal percentage has averaged 46.5% so far, more than the Aztecs marksmen have achieved on the year, 38.7% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, San Diego State owns the country's No. 25-rated mark, allowing 52 points per game on the highway. UCLA, on the other hand, rates No. 87 in scoring at home.
Last time out for San Diego State, they were a 66-60 winner as they battled USC on the road. They covered in the match as a 2-point favorite. San Diego State earned a 66-60 victory over USC on Sunday, getting 17 points from James Rahon at Galen Center.
Last time out for UCLA, they were an 82-56 winner as they battled CS Northridge at home. They covered in the match as a 14.5-point favorite. The Bruins blew out CS Northridge on Wednesday, running up a 20+ point victory in an 82-56 win at Pauley Pavilion.
San Diego State Aztecs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
After playing USC are 3-1
After a win are 8-2
UCLA Bruins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Texas are 3-0
After playing CS Northridge are 4-1
After a win are 4-6
A few Aztecs at Bruins trends to consider:
UCLA is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
UCLA is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
San Diego State home to Texas Southern, Monday, December 3
UCLA at Texas, Saturday, December 8