UCLA vs. Washington State - 2/13/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Washington State Cougars (14-10) at UCLA Bruins (13-11)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 11:00 pm (Pauley Pavilion)
The Line: UCLA Bruins -8 -- Over/Under: 137 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Washington State Cougars and UCLA Bruins meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Pauley Pavilion.
The Washington State Cougars need a win after splitting their last 12 games. The Washington State Cougars are averaging 70.1 points on 40.6 percent shooting and allowing 67.7 points on 45.1 percent shooting. CJ Elleby is averaging 18.3 points and 7.2 rebounds while Isaac Bonton is averaging 14.5 points and 3.9 rebounds. Jeff Pollard is grabbing 4.1 rebounds and Tony Miller is grabbing 3.1 rebounds. The Washington State Cougars are shooting 31.6 percent from beyond the arc and 71.6 percent from the free throw line. The Washington State Cougars are allowing 30.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.8 rebounds per game. The Washington State Cougars have lost four straight road games.
The UCLA Bruins look to stay hot after winning five of their last seven games. The UCLA Bruins are averaging 70.7 points on 43.6 percent shooting and allowing 69 points on 43.9 percent shooting. Chris Smith is averaging 12.1 points and 5.4 rebounds and Jalen Hill is averaging 9.9 points and 1.3 assists. Prince Ali is dishing 1.3 assists and Cody Riley is grabbing 4.9 rebounds. The UCLA Bruins are shooting 30.5 percent from beyond the arc and 68.8 percent from the free throw line. The UCLA Bruins are allowing 38.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.1 rebounds per game. The UCLA Bruins have won three straight home games.
The Cougars are 7-24-1 ATS in their last 32 road games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Thursday games. The Bruins are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games following a straight up win and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The under is 4-1 in Cougars last 5 overall. The under is 3-1-1 in Bruins last 5 home games. The home team is 10-3 ATS in the last 13 meetings.
The Washington State Cougars are 0-5-1 ATS on the road this season where they lose by an average of 10.3 points and shoot 39.7 percent from the field. The UCLA Bruins are playing some of their best basketball of the season right now and win at home by an average of seven points. You're never sure which UCLA team is going to show up from game to game, but I'll lay the chalk here anyway.