Washington State Cougars vs. UCLA Bruins - 1/3/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
UCLA Bruins (9-5) at Washington State Cougars (8-5)
College Basketball: Sunday, January 3, 2016 at 9:30 pm (Friel Court)
The Line: Washington State Cougars +4 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Washington State Cougars will host the UCLA Bruins this Sunday.
The Washington State Cougars come into this game with a 8-5 record and are currently 12th in the Pac-12. The Cougars have lost 3 of their past 4 games with their most recent game being a 90-77 loss to USC. Through 13 games this season the leading scorer for Washington State has been Josh Hawkinson who is averaging 16.7 points per game and 10.8 rebounds. Ike Iroegbu who is averaging 13.7 points per game with 4.1 assists.
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The UCLA Bruins are 25th in the country and come into this game with a 9-5 record and are currently 11th in the Pac-12. However the Bruins lost their last game 96-93 in overtime to Washington. Through 14 games this season the leading scorer for the Bruins has been Bryce Alford who is scoring 17.4 points per game and 4.4 rebounds with 5.1 assists. Issac Hamilton is second on the team with 15.3 points per game and 4.6 rebounds. UCLA will try to bounce back with a win here on the road.
The UCLA Bruins are 5-2 against the spread in their last 7 road games. The Bruins are 0-4 against the spread in their last 4 games overall. Washington State is 7-0 against the spread in their last 7 games following a straight up loss. The Cougars are 5-2 against the spread in their last 7 games following an against the spread loss.
The UCLA Bruins suffered a tough loss in overtime in their last game out. Washington State has not been playing good lately and will be in for a tough game against UCLA. Il take UCLA to bounce back and get a win here on the road while covering the spread.