UCLA vs. Oregon State - 2/11/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oregon State Beavers (16-7) at UCLA Bruins (14-10)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 10:00 pm (Pauley Pavilion)
The Line: UCLA Bruins -7.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Pac-12 Network
The UCLA Bruins and the Oregon State Beavers face off on Wednesday at Pauley Pavilion in Pac-12 college basketball action.
The UCLA Bruins are 14-10 this season and are coming off of a loss to Cal that ended a three game winning streak. UCLA is averaging 71.3 points and they are shooting 42.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 68.8 points and their opponents are shooting 41.8 percent. Norman Powell leads the Bruins averaging 16.2 points per game. Bryce Alford is averaging 15.4 points and 5.4 assists, Kevon Looney is averaging 12.3 points and 10 rebounds, and Tony Parker is averaging 10.5 points and 7.1 rebounds. UCLA is 11-1 at home and 6-5 in the Pac-12.
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The Oregon State Beavers are 16-7 this season and they have won their last two games. OSU is averaging 62 points and they are shooting 43.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 56.3 points and their opponents are shooting 36.8 percent. Gary Payton II is averaging 12.7 points and 8.0 rebounds per game. Victor Robbins is averaging 10.3 points, Macolm Duvivier is averaging 9.9 points, and Langston Morris-Walker is averaging 9.4 points. Oregon State is 2-5 on the road and 7-4 in the Pac-12.
UCLA is 4-0 against the spread in their last four home games, 2-7 against the spread following a loss, and 6-13 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Oregon State is 1-5 against the spread in their last six road games, 1-4 against the spread in their last five games, and 8-3 against the spread against a team with a winning record. The underdog has covered the point spread in the last four meetings of these two.
This s a big number but UCLA has been money at home and I have to believe they are again here.