UCLA Bruins vs. USC Trojans - 1/13/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
USC Trojans (14-3) at UCLA Bruins (11-6)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 11:00 pm (Pauley Pavilion)
The Line: UCLA Bruins -2 -- Over/Under: 157.5 See the Latest Odds
The USC Trojans will travel to play the UCLA Bruins in a Pac-12 Conference battle on Wednesday.
The UCLA Bruins are 11-6 (2-2) and are coming off of a win against Arizona State by a score of 81-74. UCLA has won two games in a row, after losing their first two games in conference play. UCLA has had some big wins this year against Kentucky, Gonzaga, and Arizona. However, UCLA has lost against Monmouth and Washington State. UCLA is averaging 80.4 points per game while giving up 76.8 points per game. UCLA is also averaging 42.1 rebounds per game and 15.6 assists per game. Bryce Alford is averaging 17.4 points per game and 5.1 assists per game for UCLA. Isaac Hamilton is averaging 16.5 points per game and 4.4 rebounds per game for the Bruins. UCLA is shooting 69.1% on free throws, 37.5% on three-pointers, and 46.2% on all field goal attempts.
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The USC Trojans are 14-3 (3-1) and are coming off of a win against Arizona by a score of 103-101. USC has been very good this season and has a high scoring offense. USC has good wins against Arizona and Wichita State, and losses to Monmouth, Washington, and Xavier. USC is averaging 84.3 points per game while giving up 71.6 points per game. USC is also averaging 42.8 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per game. Jordan McLaughlin is averaging 12.9 points per game and 5.2 assists per game for USC. Julian Jacobs is averaging 12.9 points per game and 5.3 rebounds per game for the Trojans. USC is shooting 67.1% on free throws, 40.9% on three-pointers, and 46.8% on all field goal attempts.
USC is 7-3 ATS in their last 10 Wednesday games. USC is 6-2 ATS in their last 8 conference games. The over is 4-1 in USC’s last 5 games. UCLA is 12-5 ATS in their last 17 conference games. UCLA is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games. The over is 4-0 in UCLA’s last 4 conference games.
This should be a great game between two very good teams. Both of these teams are high scoring, so this should be a very offensive based game. UCLA at home will have the advantage, and I think they win this game in front of their fans.