Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Huskies versus the Bruins? Tip off is at at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on PACN. The game will be played at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, CA. The Huskies are the favored team in this Pac-12 conference contest against the Bruins. The game’s over/under currently sits at 140.5 points.

WASHINGTON HUSKIES VS UCLA BRUINS BETTING PICK

The Pick: UCLA Bruins +1

This game will be played at Pauley Pavilion at 7:00 ET on Sunday, January 14th.

WHY BET THE UCLA BRUINS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Bruins.
  • Not only will UCLA pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +1.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 140.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Is a Win at Los Angeles Possible for the Huskies?

Washington will be looking to build on their two-game win streak when they take on UCLA today. So far this season, the Huskies have gone 10-6, including an 8-3 record in non-conference games. As the favorite, Washington is 8-2.

On the road, the Huskies are just 1-3 this season, and they have lost two straight games. Their average scoring margin on the road is -2.8. In their last game, Washington beat Arizona State by a score of 82-67.

Washington’s ATS record this season is 9-7, but they are just 4-6 vs. the spread when favored. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Huskies have gone 4-6.

Washington’s over/under record for the season sits at 8-8, and today’s line of 140.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season (151.1). Over their last three games, they have an over/under record of 1-2 with an average scoring total of 149 points compared to their season average of 156.8 points per game.

The Huskies’ offense finished with 82 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 81.7 points per contest. Sahvir Wheeler led the scoring for the Huskies, contributing 24 points. Additionally, Keion Brooks Jr. chipped in with 22 points.

At present, the Huskies’ defense is nationally ranked 235th, allowing 75.1 points per game. So far, the Washington defense is giving up an average of 9.8 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.7 times per game (530th).

Does UCLA Have a Shot at a Home Win?

UCLA has struggled at home this season, going just 4-6 in their first ten games. They have also lost their last five games at home. Overall, they are 6-10 on the season, including a 1-4 record in Pac-12 play.

For the season, UCLA has been the underdog in six of their 16 games, going 0-6 in those matchups. They are coming off a 90-44 loss to Utah, and they have lost four straight games.

UCLA is 2-8 against the spread at home this season and just 5-10-1 overall. As the underdog, the Bruins are 3-3 vs. the spread this year and 4-5-1 in their last 10 games as the underdog. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, UCLA is 4-5-1 vs. the spread. In their last 3 home games, the Bruins are 0-3 vs. the spread and they are 0-5 in their last 5 home games vs. the spread.

UCLA’s over/under record this season is 3-13 and today’s over/under line of 140.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (134.7). So far, 14 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 122 points.

In their most recent game, the UCLA offense concluded with only 44 points against Utah. Throughout the game, they made 3/17 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 31.5%. Dylan Andrews led the team in scoring, putting up 9 points. Additionally, Sebastian Mack contributed 8 points for the Bruins.

The Bruins’ defense is presently ranked 29th nationally, allowing an average of 63.9 points per contest. The UCLA defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 90 points and allowed Utah to connect on 13 threes.