UCLA Bruins vs. Arizona Wildcats - 1/7/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Arizona Wildcats (13-1) at UCLA Bruins (9-6)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Pauley Pavilion)
The Line: UCLA Bruins +3 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The UCLA Bruins will host the 7th Ranked Arizona Wildcats this Thursday.
The UCLA Bruins come into this game with a 9-6 record and are 12th in the Pac-12. The Bruins have los their past 2 games with their most recent loss coming against Washington State 85-78. Through 15 games this season the leading scorer for the Bruins has been Bryce Alford who is averaging 16.9 points per game and 4.1 rebounds with 5.1 assists. Isaac Hamilton is second on the team with 16.1 points per game and 4.7 rebounds.
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The 7th ranked Arizona Wildcats come into this game with a 13-1 record and are 3rd in the Pac-12. The Wildcats have won their past 8 games with their most recent game being a 94-82 win against Arizona State. Through 14 games this season the leading scorer for the Wildcats has been Ryan Anderson who is averaging 15.1 points per game and 10.2 rebounds. Allonzo Trier is second on the team with 14.1 points per game and 3.4 rebounds.
The Arizona Wildcats are 7-1 against the spread in their last 8 games overall. The Wildcats are 0-4 against the spread in their last 4 Thursday games. The UCLA Bruins are 7-1 against the spread in their last 8 home games vs. a team with a winning road record. The Bruins are 0-5 against the spread in their last 5 games overall.
The Arizona Wildcaats have been one of the best teams in the country. UCLA has struggles as of late losing their past 2 games to teams worse than Arizona. Even at home i think UCLA will sturggle to stop Arizona. Il take Arizona on the road here.