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Washington State Cougars take on Bruins in NCAA Basketball Betting

The UCLA Bruins host Washington State on Saturday, looking to build on their 12-9 mark against the 9-11 Cougars in college basketball betting action at Pauley Pavilion.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Washington State Cougars opened as 10.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including MyBookie. The total was set to open a bit later (check out Bovada for the latest situation).

Washington State Cougars vs UCLA Bruins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The UCLA Bruins sit at 12-9 (7-14 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Washington State Cougars are currently 9-11 (9-10 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? UCLA is 14-7 OU, and Washington State is 11-8 OU.

The Bruins - Cougars odds would favor the Bruins if the lines were set according to our power ranks. UCLA is rated No. 195 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Washington State is at No. 266.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits UCLA's No. 39-ranked offense, averaging 79.95 PPG, against a Cougars defense that ranks No. 204 at 75.65 PPG. The Bruins field goal percentage has averaged 46.12% so far, less than the Cougars marksmen have achieved on the year, 48.56% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Washington State got 21 points from Ike Iroegbu but lost anyway, 81-71, to USC on Thursday at Galen Center.

UCLA got 28 points from Bryce Alford on the way to a 86-84 loss against Washington on Thursday at Pauley Pavilion.

Betting Trends
  • Washington State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Washington State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington State's last 8 games
  • Washington State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • UCLA is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of UCLA's last 8 games
  • UCLA is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • UCLA is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Washington State home to Arizona, Wednesday, February 3rd
UCLA at USC, Thursday, February 4th