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UCLA Bruins vs Texas Longhorns in college hoops odds

Texas LonghornsUCLA Bruins
Dec 3, 4:30 PM | Pauley Pavilion

Texas Longhorns vs UCLA Bruins Odds

4-2TEAM RECORD2-4

The Texas Longhorns will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Bruins in UCLA at Pauley Pavilion on Saturday in college basketball action.

The Bruins bring a 2-4 record (2-4 ATS) to this tilt against the 4-2 Longhorns, who are 0-4 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed UCLA go 3-3 so far and the Longhorns go 2-2.

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Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 1-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Bruins at No. 273 and the Longhorns at No. 138 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 82-69 result in favor of the Longhorns.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits UCLA's No. 218-ranked offense, averaging 66.2 PPG, against a Longhorns defense that ranks No. 208 at 68.3 PPG. The Bruins field goal percentage has averaged 42.1% so far, less than the Longhorns marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.7% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Texas owns the country's No. 344-rated mark, allowing 100 points per game on the highway. UCLA, on the other hand, rates No. 302 in scoring at home.

Texas won its last outing, a 73-57 result against North Texas on November 29. They failed to cover in that game as a 22-point favorite. The Longhorns grabbed a 73-57 win over the Mean Green on Tuesday, behind a 16-point effort from Myck Kabongo at Frank Erwin Center.

In their last action, UCLA was a 62-39 winner at home against Pepperdine. They covered the 14–point spread as favorites. The battle between the Bruins and Waves didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Pepperdine was handed a 62-39 defeat on Monday at Pauley Pavilion.

Texas Longhorns Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Texas-Arlington are 5-0
After playing North Texas are 3-2
After a win are 5-5

UCLA Bruins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
After playing Pepperdine are 4-1
After a win are 5-5

A few Longhorns at Bruins trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games on the road
Texas is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games on the road
Texas is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Texas is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
UCLA is 16-4 SU in its last 20 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of UCLA's last 12 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of UCLA's last 9 games
UCLA is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games

Next up:
Texas home to Texas-Arlington, Tuesday, December 6
UCLA home to Pennsylvania, Saturday, December 10

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