Oregon vs UCLA Betting Odds and Pick – February 9, 2017


UCLA and Oregon already had one of the most entertaining games of the college basketball season when the Ducks beat the Bruins 89-87 on a last-second trey from Dillon Brooks in the conference opener for both teams. In the grander narrative, Oregon has struggled when visiting UCLA, as the Ducks are just 6-14 SU in their past 20 trips to Pauley Pavilion.

– Shark Bites
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the last 6 games between UCLA and Oregon.
  • UCLA is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 games.
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oregon’s last 6 games as underdog.

UCLA’s offense has gone off during the last two games, as the Bruins have averaged 101 points while shooting 59.1 percent from the field. TJ Leaf was a big contributor to the offensive explosion with the freshman averaging 26 points and 12 rebounds while shooting 73.5 percent in the past two outings.

Oregon is looking to assert itself as the team to beat in the Pac-12 with the Ducks coming off an 85-58 thrashing of conference-leading Arizona. Guard Tyler Dorsey did his best to impersonate a player in NBA Jam against Arizona, with the sophomore tallying 23 points while going 7-for-9 from the floor and draining all six of his 3-point attempts.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the UCLA Bruins in this one found them listed as -4-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Ducks was expected to move the line.

Oregon Ducks vs UCLA Bruins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

UCLA Bruins battles the Oregon Ducks, currently sitting with a 21-3 mark (13-10 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 14-7-3 for the UCLA Bruins and 9-14 for the Oregon Ducks.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 31 (UCLA) and the No. 6 (Oregon) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up UCLA’s No. 2 nationally ranked offense (92.92 points per game) against a Oregon Ducks defense that sits as the No. 19 at 63.46 PPG. The UCLA Bruins have been averaging 53.46% from the field, more than the Ducks have managed so far this season (48.13% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Oregon cruised to victory on Saturday, running Arizona out of the gym and running up a 85-58 score at Matthew Knight Arena.

The Bruins blew out Washington on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 107-66 win at Alaska Airlines Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Oregon is 9-2 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Oregon is 19-1 SU in its last 20 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oregon’s last 5 games
  • Oregon is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • UCLA is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 games
  • UCLA is 21-3 SU in its last 24 games
  • UCLA is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games at home
  • UCLA is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oregon at USC, Saturday, February 11th
UCLA at Oregon State, Sunday, February 12th


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