UCLA vs. Washington State - 3/1/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington State Cougars (12-15) at UCLA Bruins (17-12)
College Basketball: Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 9:30 pm (Pauley Pavilion)
The Line: UCLA Bruins -13 -- Over/Under: 146 See the Latest Odds
The UCLA Bruins and the Washington State Cougars face off on Sunday at Pauley Pavilion in Pac-12 college basketball.
The UCLA Bruins are 17-12 this season and they have won six of heir last nine games. UCLA is averaging 71 points and they are shooting 43.3 percent while defensively they are allowing 67.7 points and their opponents are shooting 41.3 percent. Norman Powell is averaging 16.1 points per gam to lead the Bruins. Bryce Alford is averaging 15.3 points and 5.2 assists per game, Kevon Looney is averaging 12.3 points and 9.4 rebounds, and Tony Parker is averaging 10.3 points and 6.7 rebounds. UCLA is 14-1 at home and 9-7 in the Pac-12.
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The Washington State Cougars are 12-15 this season and they are coming off of a win at USC. WSU is averaging 70.7 points and they are shooting 43.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 43.2 points and their opponents are shooting 46.5 percent. DaVonte Lacy is averaging 17.2 points per game to lead the Cougars. Josh Hawkinson is averaging 14.4 points and 10.7 rebounds, Ike Iroegbu is averaging 8.4 points, and Dexter Kernich-Drew is averaging 6.4 points. Washington State is 3-8 on the road and 6-9 in the Pac-12.
UCLA is 5-0 against the spread in their last five games, 401 against the spread following a win, and 20-8 against the spread in their last 28 home games. Washington State is 7-19-4 against the spread in their last 30 road games, 5-2-1 against the spread following a win, and 6-18-3 against the spread in their last 28 road games against a team with a winning home record. The home team has covered the point spread in the last five meetings of these two.
The total is at 146 but I still have this one going over so the free pick here is over 146. I also have a stronger pick on who will cover the spread and I will pos that in the Premium Area as well as the app.