Oregon State at UCLA: 3/11/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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UCLA Bruins (17-8) vs Oregon State Beavers (14-12)
Game Info: Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 5:30 pm (T-Mobile Arena)
Betting Odds: UCLA Bruins -5 -- Over/Under: 134 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Oregon State Beavers and UCLA Bruins face off on Thursday in a college basketball showdown at T-Mobile Arena.
These two teams faced off once so far this season and it was UCLA that came away with a 57-52 victory.
Oregon State on the season is sitting with a 14-12 record overall and coming into this game they have won three of their last four games. In the last game against Oregon, the offense could only manage 67 points while the defense gave up 80. Oregon State on the season is averaging 68.3 points per game while their defense is giving up 69.1 points. Oregon State is shooting 42.1 percent from the field and 33.4 percent from behind the three point line. Guard Ethan Thompson has been the best player for Oregon State averaging 15.5 points while shooting 41.1 percent from the field and 31.6 percent from behind the three point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the UCLA Bruins who sit with a 17-7 record overall, and they have lost three games in a row. In the last game against USC, they were competitive but they melted down late and were defeated by one point. UCLA on the season is averaging 72.6 points per game while their defense is giving up 67.9 points per game. UCLA is shooting 46.3 percent from the field and 37.3 percent from behind the three point line. Johnny Juzang has been the best player for UCLA averaging 14.1 points while shooting 40.9 percent from behind the three point line.
Oregon State is 12-3-1 against the spread in their last 16 games overall. UCLA is 3-10 against the spread in their last 13 games against the PAC-12. UCLA is 3-10 against the spread in their last The under is 8-0 in the last eight meetings played between the two teams. The underdog is 11-3 against the spread in the last 14 meetings played between the two teams. ‘’
UCLA is the more talented team and they are going to have very little issues getting the job done in this game. Back UCLA to come away with a cover of the spread.