UCLA Bruins vs Washington State Cougars Betting Matchup Report

Washington State CougarsUCLA Bruins
Feb 9, 10:00 PM | Pauley Pavilion

Washington State Cougars vs UCLA Bruins Odds

11-12TEAM RECORD17-6

A key college battle sees the visiting Washington State Cougars travelling to UCLA Saturday to take on the Bruins.

This season, the Bruins are 17-6 overall and 8-14 ATS ATS, while the Cougars are 11-12 and 11-8-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, UCLA boasts a 9-10 on the OU, and Washington State is 9-9.

View Washington State vs UCLA Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with UCLA in this one found them as 10.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Bruins, most recently No. 41 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Cougars, who rate No. 174 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 75-70 victory for the Bruins.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Cougars is ranked No. 190 in NCAA hoops at 34.5 per game. Contrast that with UCLA’s No. 48 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, UCLA is the No. 319-ranked team in the country at 4.4 per game, while Washington State rates No. 121 at 6.6 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Washington State owns the country's No. 176-rated mark, allowing 69.9 points per game on the highway. UCLA, on the other hand, rates No. 42 in scoring at home.

Washington State lost its last outing, a 72-68 result against USC on February 7. They earned a push in that game as a 4-point underdog. The Cougars endured a 72-68 loss at the hands of the Trojans on Thursday, despite a 21-point effort from DaVonte Lacy at Galen Center.

UCLA won its last outing, a 59-57 result against Washington on February 7. They failed to cover in that game as a 7.5-point favorite. UCLA got 22 points from Shabazz Muhammad en route to a 59-57 victory over Washington on Thursday at Pauley Pavilion.

Washington State Cougars Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Oregon State are 3-7
After playing USC are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

UCLA Bruins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing California are 7-3
After playing Washington are 8-2
After a win are 8-2

A few Cougars at Bruins trends to consider:
Washington State is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Washington State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against UCLA
Washington State is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Washington State is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against UCLA
UCLA is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington State
UCLA is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Washington State
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of UCLA's last 7 games when playing Washington State
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of UCLA's last 6 games at home

Next up:
Washington State home to Oregon State, Wednesday, February 13
UCLA at California, Thursday, February 14

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