Stanford vs. UCLA - 2/27/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
UCLA Bruins (15-13) at Stanford Cardinal (14-12)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 4:30 pm (Maples Pavilion)
The Line: Stanford Cardinal -1 -- Over/Under: 140 See the Latest Odds
The Stanford Cardinal and the UCLA Bruins face off on Saturday in Pac-12 college basketball action.
The Stanford Cardinal are 14-12 this season and they have won three of their last four games. Stanford is averaging 69.3 points per game and they are shooting 41.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 69.8 points and their opponents are shooting 44.6 percent. Rosco Allen leads the Cardinal averaging 15.6 points and 6.3 rebounds per game. Dorian Pickens is averaging 11.9 points, Marcus Allen is averaging 11.3 points, and Michael Humphrey is averaging 9.6 points and 6.2 rebounds. Stanford is 11-5 at home and 7-8 in the Pac-12.
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The UCLA Bruins are 15-13 this season and they have lost four of their last six games. UCLA is averaging 78.2 points per game and they are shooting 45.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 75.7 points and their opponents are shooting 42.1 percent. Isaac Hamilton leads the Bruins averaging 16.8 points per game. Bryce Alford is averaging 16.1 points and 5.4 assists, Tony Parker is averaging 12.8 points and 8.7 rebounds, and Thomas Welsh is averaging 11.4 point and 8.5 rebounds. UCLA is 3-6 on the road and 6-9 in the Pac-12.
Stanford is 8-18-1 against the spread against the Pac-12, 1-5 against the spread following a win, and 1-5 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. UCLA is 4-0 against the spread following a loss and 5-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread. The home team has covered the point spread in four of the last five meetings of these two teams.
UCLA is fading fast and I see Stanford getting the win and covering the light number.