UCLA vs. Oregon - 2/14/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oregon Ducks (18-7) at UCLA Bruins (15-10)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 3:00 pm (Pauley Pavilion)
The Line: UCLA Bruins -6 -- Over/Under: 148 See the Latest Odds
The UCLA Bruins and the Oregon Ducks face off on Saturday at Pauley Pavilion in a Pac-12 college basketball matchup.
The UCLA Bruins are 15-10 this season and they have won four of their last five games. UCLA is averaging 71.4 points and they are shooting 42.4 percent while defensively they are allowing 68.4 points and their opponents are shooting 41.6 percent. Norman Powell leads the Bruins averaging 15.7 points per game. Bryce Alford is averaging 15.7 points and 5.3 assists, Kevon Looney is averaging 12.2 points and 9.8 rebounds, and Tony Parker is averaging 10.7 points and 7.3 rebounds. UCLA is 12-1 at home and 7-5 in the Pac-12.
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The Oregon Ducks are 18-7 this season and they have won six of their last seven games. Oregon is averaging 77.4 points and they are shooting 46.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 71.4 points and their opponents are shooting 41.6 percent. Joseph Young leads the Ducks averaging 19.9 points per game. Elgin Cook is averaging 12.6 points and 5.7 rebounds, Dillon Brooks is averaging 12.4 points, and Jalil Abdul-Bassit is averaging 8.1 points. Oregon is 3-3 on the road and 8-4 in the Pac-12.
UCLA is 5-0 against the spread in their last five home games, 4-1 against the spread against the Pac-12, and 4-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Oregon is 2-7 against the spread against a team with a winning record, 33-16-3 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread, and 2-5 against the spread on the road against a team with a winning home record. Oregon has covered the point spread in six of their last eight games against UCLA.
The total is set at 148 but with these two inthis setting I can see this one at 160 or higher so my free pick is over. My stronger play is on who will cover the spead and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the app.