Oregon Ducks vs. UCLA Bruins Free NCAAB Pick - Game Analysis and Odds
The UCLA Bruins (18-8) host the Oregon Ducks (17-9) in a Pac 12 game at the Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, California on Saturday, February 17, 2018, at 10:15 PM ET. On the NCAA betting board, UCLA is a -5 home favorite on the point spread line with the total line at 151.5.
In their last game, Oregon was on the road in Southern California where they lost to USC 72-70. The lines maker had them as a +4.5 underdog in the game resulting in a point spread cover for their backers, and the 142 put up on the scoreboard fell short of the 146.5 line. MiKyle McIntosh led the Ducks picking up 23 points on 9 of 13 shooting and three starters on the team had at least 11 points. Jonah Mathews was the high scorer for the Trojans with 20 points on 7 of 11 shooting, and Chimezie Metu had a double-double with 18 points and ten rebounds. For the game, Oregon only shot 42.6% from the field while they allowed USC to shoot 51.8%. Oregon had won two in a row before their loss to USC that moved their W/L record in the Pac-12 to 7-6.
UCLA was at home in their latest where they knocked off Oregon State 75-68. The seven-point victory covered the -6.5 betting line and the 143 points fell well short of the closing total line. Aaron Holiday was the high scorer for the Bruins racking up 17 points on 4 of 13 shooting with Thomas Welsh having a big game with 15 points and 17 rebounds. Alfred Hollins more than quadrupled his season average to be the high scorer for the Beavers with 24 points on 7 of 11 shooting. UCLA had 18 offensive rebounds in the game while Oregon State had only six which made up for the Bruins poor 39.3% shooting. UCLA has won five of their last six games and is 9-5 in Pac 12 on hold second place in the conference.
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Oregon ranks tied for 68th in the nation in ppg and tied for 127th in opponents’ ppg, and UCLA ranks 29th in ppg and 269th in opponents’ ppg.
These teams met earlier this season at Oregon where the Ducks beat the Bruins 94-91.
This season Oregon is 12-12 ATS with an O/U record of 11-13 and UCLA is 13-13 ATS with an O/U record of 14-12.
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[F] 11/08/2017 - Jalen Hill is out for season ( Suspension )
[G] 12/04/2017 - LiAngelo Ball is out for season ( Left Team )
[F] 12/22/2017 - Cody Riley is out for season ( Suspension )
[C] 02/10/2018 - Ikenna Okwarabizie is out indefinitely ( Concussion )
Oregon at UCLA NCAAB Key Betting Trends
- OREG is 4-1 ATS in their last five games
- OREG is 7-3 ATS in their previous ten road games
- OREG has an Under record of 4-1 in their last five games
- UCLA is 4-1 ATS in their previous five games
- UCLA is 7-2 ATS in their last nine home games
- UCLA has an Under record of 5-2 in their previous seven home games
Oregon at UCLA Betting Angles
Oregon is 4-1 ATS in their last five games against UCLA.
Oregon is 6-2 ATS in their last eight road games against UCLA.
In the last eight games between these teams, the Under record is 6-2.
In the last four games between these teams at UCLA, the total has gone Under every time.
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Oregon Ducks at UCLA Bruins Prediction 2/17/18
UCLA lost a close one on the road against Oregon back in January falling by three. The Bruins got off to a slow start and had trouble with turnovers in the game turning the ball over 13 times while the Ducks had only 8. They return home where they're 13-2 overall and 7-1 in conference games straight up and are an excellent 5-2-1 versus the spread. Oregon plays tough for the most and does have a positive ATS road record, but I don't think that they get off to a fast start in the rematch and UCLA's depth is the difference here helping them pull away late.
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