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UCLA Bruins Home to USC Trojans in NCAA Basketball Betting

The UCLA Bruins host USC on Wednesday, looking to build on their 11-6 mark against the 13-3 Trojans in college basketball betting action at Pauley Pavilion.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The UCLA Bruins were listed as -2-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the over/under betting odds total was expected shortly.

USC Trojans vs UCLA Bruins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The UCLA Bruins currently sport a 11-6 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 6-11 ATS. The USC Trojans are 13-3 and 11-5 ATS. Betting totals have seen the UCLA Bruins produce a 11-6 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the USC Trojans have gone 7-9 against the totals betting line.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 123-rated UCLA Bruins and the No. 18-ranked USC Trojans, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features UCLA's No. 44-ranked scoring average of 80.35 PPG, against a USC Trojans defense rated No. 160 and allowing 71.65 PPG. The UCLA Bruins FG% has averaged 46.25% to date this season, less than the USC Trojans shooters have managed so far (46.78% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

USC got 27 points from Elijah Stewart en route to a 103-101 victory over Arizona on Saturday at Galen Center.

UCLA earned a 81-74 victory over Arizona State on Saturday, getting 26 points from Isaac Hamilton at Pauley Pavilion.

Betting Trends
  • USC is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • USC is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of USC's last 5 games
  • USC is 17-7 ATS in its last 24 games on the road
  • UCLA is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • UCLA is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of UCLA's last 7 games
  • UCLA is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

USC at Oregon, Thursday, January 21st
UCLA at Oregon State, Wednesday, January 20th