UCLA Bruins vs Stanford Cardinal 01/23/2021 – The UCLA Bruins and Stanford Cardinal square-off from Kaiser Permanente Arena in Santa Cruz, California for a Pac-12 battle. The Bruins are the top team in the Pac-12 play as they took to the perfect start this season. UCLA is way ahead of Stanford Cardinal who sits at the sixth position. The Bruins are ahead of the Ducks and they will enter this game riding a hot seven-game winning streak. The Cardinal will enter this game riding a two-game losing streak and they look forward to rebounding from their last loss. The best sportsbook odds and predictions for this game is out with all the latest betting trends available.
UCLA Bruins vs Stanford Cardinal 01/23/2021
|When:||Saturday, January 23, 5:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Maples Pavilion, Stanford, California|
UCLA (12-2, 8-0 Pac-12) returns to action in Santa Cruz, Calif., on Saturday against Stanford (8-5, 4-3).
Catch the game on FOX at 2 p.m. (PT).
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UCLA Bruins have dominated the Pac-12 right from the start and they are holding an 8-0 intact record. Overall, the Bruins have won 12 of their 14 games. In their last game, they took out the California Golden Bears with a final score of 61-57. UCLA is touching an average of close to 78 points per game with their scoring offense and they are surrendering close to 69 points to opponents. From the rebounding department, the Bruins are touching close to 38 boards per game on average.
Players to watch: J. Jaquez Jr. G (GP 14 MIN 34.5 PTS 12.8 REB 5.9 AST 1.4 STL 1.1 BLK 0.5 TO 1.2 FG% 48.5 FT% 65.3 3P% 44.2), C. Smith G (GP 8 MIN 28 PTS 12.6 REB 6.4 AST 2 STL 0.9 BLK 0.5 TO 2.5 FG% 43.8 FT% 79.4 3P% 50), T. Campbell G (GP 14 MIN 33.8 PTS 11.6 REB 2.9 AST 6.4 STL 1.1 BLK 0 TO 1.9 FG% 44.9 FT% 73.7 3P% 30.3).
The Cardinal won four of their seven conference games this season and they are 8-5 with their overall play. Stanford lost their last game against Colorado Buffaloes with a final score of 77-64. From the offense end, the Cardinal is touching close to 73 points per game on average. The defense is trying to maintain balance as they are surrendering close to 69 points per game. From the rebounding department, the Cardinal is averaging close to 38 boards per game.
Players to watch: O. da Silva F (GP 13 MIN 31.5 PTS 19.3 REB 7.3 AST 2.3 STL 0.6 BLK 0.9 TO 2.8 FG% 61.5 FT% 73.5 3P% 38.1), D. Davis G (GP 7 MIN 29.9 PTS 13.1 REB 4.1 AST 3 STL 1.4 BLK 0 TO 2.3 FG% 41.4 FT% 78.8 3P% 30.8), Z. Williams F (GP 13 MIN 30.7 PTS 12.5 REB 5.7 AST 2.8 STL 1.1 BLK 0.6 TO 3.5 FG% 36.7 FT% 83.7 3P% 32.1).
UCLA Bruins vs Stanford Cardinal Betting Predictions
UCLA is 14-5-1 ATS in their last 20 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of UCLA’s last 5 games.
UCLA is 7-0 SU in their last 7 games.
UCLA is 14-6 ATS in their last 20 games against Stanford.
Bruins are 12-5 SU in their last 17 games against Stanford.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Stanford’s last 5 games.
Stanford is 7-3 SU in their last 10 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Stanford’s last 9 games against UCLA.
Stanford is 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Stanford’s last 6 games when playing at home against UCLA.
UCLA Bruins vs Stanford Cardinal Betting Picks
The college basketball betting odds are clearly in support of the Bruins to win this game and cover the spread. UCLA has a better scoring offense and the Cardinal will struggle to get past their defense. Back the Bruins to build on their winning streak.
Moneyline: The ML for the Bruins -196 and the ML for the Cardinal is +174.
Spread: The spread for UCLA is -5 (-107) and the spread for Stanford is +5 (-107).
Totals: Look for the total to go over 137.5 (-107) and look for the total to go under 137.5 (-107) for the Cardinal.
Score Prediction: 68-62, Bruins win.