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UCLA at California 1/8/22 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

California Golden Bears vs UCLA Bruins Odds & Info

Game California Golden Bears vs UCLA Bruins
Date & Time Saturday January 8, 2022, 8:00 PM (EST)
Location
Haas Pavilion Haas Pavilion, Berkeley, USA
Latest odds
UCLA -9.5 ; O/U 134.5
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UCLA comes to the game here sitting on a 9-1 record on the year. The Bruins in their last game ended up picking up a nice win over Long Beach State after having a month off from games by a score of 96-78. 

The Bruins are sitting on an average of 82.6 points per game. The defense for UCLA has allowed only 66.8 points per game. The Bruins are shooting at a clip of 45.7% from the field. The Bruins have ended up getting a total of 16.7 assists per game, but have ended up with 41.1 boards per game.

The Golden Bears are coming here after losing in their last game. The loss for the California team came against the USC Trojans by a score of 77-63. With the loss the Golden Bears ended up dropping to a 9-6 record on the year overall.

This season the offense for California has been fairly weak with only 66.5 points per game. The defense has not been that bad with 62.7 points per game allowed. The Golden Bears are pulling down only 36.7 boards per game, but have ended up with 11 assists per game. The shooting for the Golden Bears has ended up with 44.4% of the shots landing.

Recent Betting Trends

  • The Bruins are 11-5 ATS in their last 16 games.
  • The total has went under in 5 out of the last 6 Bruins games.
  • The Golden Bears are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games.
  • The total has went under in 5 out of the last 7 Golden Bears games.

Free NCAAB Pick:

UCLA Bruins -9.5

The game here is one which should be slanted quite heavily towards the UCLA team. The Bruins are coming in with a better offense, but also a defense that has played good on the year. The Golden Bears for their part are playing good at times, but still are having a lot of issues in the way the offense as played and against the Bruins defense will have a lot of issues in this game. Final Score Prediction, UCLA Bruins win 83-64.

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