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UCLA Bruins vs Arizona Wildcats 02/03/2022 Game Analysis, Predictions and Preview

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UCLA Bruins vs Arizona Wildcats 02-03-2022 Game Analysis Predictions and Preview

UCLA Bruins vs Arizona Wildcats 02/03/2022 – The top two teams of the Pac-12 conference are expected to knock heads on Tuesday night at the McKale Center in Tucson, Arizona. The UCLA Bruins will be met by the Arizona Wildcats at their home court. The UCLA Bruins are dominating the conference with a record of 8-1 and an overall record of 16-2. The Arizona Wildcats are hot at their heels with a conference score of 7-1 and an overall score of 17-2. Both these teams have a high percentage of wins in their recent games, but the NCAA basketball betting picks are in favor of a win for the UCLA Bruins.

UCLA Bruins vs Arizona Wildcats 02/03/2022

When:Thursday, February 3, 8:00 PM ET
Where:McKale Center, Tucson, Arizona
TV:ESPN
Stream:Sofascore
UCLA Bruins vs Arizona Wildcats 02/03/2022
TeamSP/RLTOTALML
UCLA Bruins+7 (-110)144 o (-110)+210
Arizona Wildcats-7 (-110)144 o (-110)-263
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UCLA Bruins

The UCLA Bruins are riding a six-game winning streak and are eager to build on another win. The latest of their victories was on Saturday night against Colorado where UCLA won 73-68. The lead scorer of the Bruins was Johnny Juzang with 23 points. Juzang also has an average of 13.2 points per game with 5.1 rebounds. Jaime Jaquez Jr. also contributed with 14 points and five rebounds. The Bruins are shooting at 35.4 percent from beyond the arc and 71.8 percent of its shots from the free-throw line.

Players to watch: J. Juzang G (GP 16, MIN 31.4, PTS 18.1, REB 4.9, AST 1.8, STL 0.7, BLK 0.1, TO 1.7, FG% 45.6, FT% 83.7, 3P% 39.5), J. Bernard G (GP 18, MIN 29.9, PTS 13.2, REB 5.1, AST 2.1, STL 0.9, BLK 0.3, TO 1.1, FG% 42.4, FT% 80.8, 3P% 33.3), J. Jaquez Jr. G (GP 17, MIN 28.2, PTS 12.3, REB 5.3, AST 2.1, STL 1.2, BLK 0.5, TO 1.4, FG% 47.3, FT% 68.5, 3P% 30.8).

Arizona Wildcats

The Arizona Wildcats are also experiencing a successful season with a high percentage of wins so far. In Sunday’s game against California, the Wildcats grabbed the lead with a score of 96-71. In that game, Arizona was led by Christian Koloko who scored 19 points. The score was also contributed by Oumar Bello’s 14 points, while the same number was provided by Bennedict Mathurin. Arizona is shooting at 33.1 percent of its shots from beyond the arc and a nice 73.3 percent from the free-throw line.

Players to watch: B. Mathurin G (GP 19, MIN 31.7, PTS 17.2, REB 6.1, AST 2.2, STL 0.9, BLK 0.3, TO 1.9, FG% 45.7, FT% 77.2, 3P% 36.5), A. Tubelis F (GP 18, MIN 24.2, PTS 14.2, REB 6.1, AST 2.8, STL 1, BLK 0.9, TO 2.2, FG% 54.6, FT% 66.7, 3P% 22.2), C. Koloko C (GP 19, MIN 24.4, PTS 13, REB 7.5, AST 1.2, STL 0.9, BLK 3.2, TO 1.5, FG% 63, FT% 75.7, 3P% 0).

UCLA Bruins vs Arizona Wildcats Betting Predictions

Trends

UCLA Bruins

UCLA are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Bruins are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games.
UCLA are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games against Arizona.
Bruins are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games against Arizona.
UCLA are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games on the road.

Arizona Wildcats

Arizona are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona’s last 6 games.
Arizona are 17-2 SU in their last 19 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona’s last 5 games against UCLA.
Arizona are 13-0 SU in their last 13 games at home.

UCLA Bruins vs Arizona Wildcats Betting Picks

Summary: These Pac-12 rivals are clearly aiming for the top spot in the conference. While UCLA seems stubborn to not give away its top spot, Arizona seems more driven to take it away from them. Still, the odds are in favor of UCLA as NCAA basketball betting experts are predicting a Bruins win on Thursday evening.

Moneyline: +210 is the ML for the Bruins and –263 is the ML for the Wildcats.

ATS: A spread of +7 (-110) is out for UCLA and a spread of -7 (-110) is out for Arizona.

Totals: Look for the total to go over 144 (-110) for the Bruins and the same to go under for the Wildcats.

Score Prediction: 76-70 Bruins win.