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NCAA Basketball Odds Betting Line Favors UCLA Bruins Over Washington State Cougars

College hoops betting interest focuses on the UCLA Bruins vs Washington State Cougars battle Sunday at Friel Court as the Cougars look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Washington State Cougars in this one found them listed as 4-point underdogs earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Bruins was expected to move the line.

UCLA Bruins vs Washington State Cougars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The UCLA Bruins will look to cover the spread vs the Washington State Cougars on Sunday, as the Bruins are 4-10 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Cougars are 7-5 ATS. UCLA is 8-6 against the total, while Washington State is 6-6 versus the total betting line.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Washington State Cougars at No. 73 and the UCLA Bruins at No. 117 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Washington State's No. 120 nationally ranked offense (75.62 points per game) against a UCLA Bruins defense that sits as the No. 210 at 75.93 PPG. The Washington State Cougars have been averaging 48.61% from the field, more than the Bruins have managed so far this season (46.08% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Bruins wasted a 30-point performance from Bryce Alford in losing to Washington 96-93 on Friday at Alaska Airlines Arena.

Washington State suffered a 90-77 loss against USC on Friday, getting 19 points from Josh Hawkinson in a losing effort at Friel Court.

Betting Trends
  • UCLA is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • UCLA is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of UCLA's last 7 games
  • UCLA is 4-16 SU in its last 20 games on the road
  • Washington State is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington State's last 6 games at home
  • Washington State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing UCLA
  • Washington State is 3-18 SU in its last 21 games when playing UCLA

Next Betting Matchups

UCLA home to Arizona, Thursday, January 7th
Washington State at Washington, Saturday, January 9th