Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Sharks versus the Bruins? Tip off is at at 10:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on P12. The game will be played at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, CA. This non-conference matchup has an over/under of 141.5 points, and the Bruins are favored to win at home vs. the Sharks.
LIU SHARKS VS UCLA BRUINS BETTING PICK
The Pick: LIU Sharks +34.5
This game will be played at Pauley Pavilion at 10:00 ET on Wednesday, November 15th.
WHY BET THE LIU SHARKS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Bruins.
- Even though we have UCLA winning straight-up, we like LIU at +34.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 141.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.
Does LIU Have What it Takes on the Road?
LIU is taking the floor for their 3rd game of the season and have a 0-2 record. Up to this point, the Sharks have been favored in every game they’ve played. LIU’s ATS record currently stands at 0-2 ahead of the game today. Over the course of the school’s last three games, they have achieved an ATS record of 1-2 and an average scoring margin of -19.
After two games, LIU has an over/under record of 1-1-0, with their games averaging a combined 145 points per game so far. The Sharks’ last five games have finished with a comined 67 points per game and an over/under record of 4-1.
In their most recent game, the LIU offense put up just 53 points vs. the Pepperdine Waves. Overall, they are now averaging 60 points per game which is 405th in the country. R.J. Greene led the team in scoring, putting up 14 points. Additionally, Andre Washington contributed 10 points for the Sharks.
Coming into today’s game, the LIU defense is giving up an average of 85.0 points per contest.
Will UCLA Make it Happen at Home?
Through two games, LIU has put together a record of 2-0 so far. In their previous three home games, including last year, LIU has posted a 3-0 record at home. UCLA’s ATS record currently stands at 1-1 ahead of the game today. Looking back on the school’s last three games, their ATS record is 1-2 with an average scoring margin of 17
UCLA’s games have, on average, featured 118.5 points per game leading to an over/under record of 0-2-0. Their average over/under line is currently 132.2 points so far. When assessing the Bruins’ performance in their last three games, their over/under record stands at 1-2, with their games averaging 73 points per game.
The LIU offense is coming off a game in which they scored 68 points vs. Lafayette. Overall their field goal percentage was 43.1% while connecting on 5 threes. Coming into the game, the Bruins offense has strugled with their outside shot this season, hitting threes at a rate of just 30%. On average, they get up 11.5 three-point attempts per game and are averaging 17 made free-throws.
So far, the Bruins’ defense is ranked 3rd in the country at 47.0 points per contest.