The UCLA Bruins (8-2) are 3-point underdogs as they try to continue a three-game winning streak when they visit the Arizona Wildcats (9-2) on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at McKale Center. The contest airs at 9:00 PM ET on ESPN. The matchup’s point total is 139.5.
|Favorite||Spread||Favorite Spread Odds||Underdog Spread Odds||Total||Over Total Odds||Under Total Odds||Favorite Moneyline||Underdog Moneyline|
|Arizona (-3)||Over (139.5)||Arizona 74 UCLA 70|
- In six of 11 games (54.5%) this season, the Wildcats and their opponents have totaled at least this matchup’s point total of 139.5 points.
- UCLA and its opponents have added up to score at least 139.5 points in 40% of their games this year (four of 10 chances).
- The Wildcats and the Bruins combine to average 15.1 more points per game than the total of 139.5 set for this game.
- Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 134.6 points per game, 4.9 fewer than the point total in this game.
- The average total the Wildcats have had set in matchups this season is 6.0 more points than this outing’s point total.
- The average over/under for Bruins games this year is 4.3 more points than the point total of 139.5 for this outing.
Scoring Betting Tips
- The Wildcats put up 10.8 more points per game (78.7) than the Bruins give up (67.9).
- Arizona has a 9-2 record overall and a 4-0 record against the spread when putting up more than 67.9 points.
- When UCLA gives up more than 78.7 points, it is 1-0 against the spread and 1-0 overall.
- The Bruins put up an average of 75.9 points per game, 9.2 more points than the 66.7 the Wildcats allow.
- UCLA has put together a 5-0 ATS record and a 7-1 overall record in games it scores more than 66.7 points.
- Arizona is 0-3 against the spread and 1-2 overall when it allows more than 75.9 points.
- The Wildcats have put up a total of 132 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 12 per game), and the Bruins have out-scored opponents by 80 points on the season (eight more per game).
Arizona Betting Information
- Arizona has covered in just four of 11 matchups this season.
- When favored by at least 3 points, the Wildcats have struggled to a 3-6 record ATS this season.
- Arizona has been reliable for the over this season, combining with opponents to hit the total in 7 of 11 games for a 63.6% rate.
UCLA Betting Information
- UCLA has a winning record against the spread, going 6-3 ATS (covering 66.7% of the time).
- The Bruins have fared well as a 3-point underdog, going 4-2 against the spread when they are at least 3-point underdogs.
- The Bruins and their opponents have hit the over in more than half of their matchups this year — 6 of 9 (66.7%).
Head to Head
|Date||Favorite||Spread||Total||Favorite Moneyline||Underdog Moneyline||Game Type||Result|
|2/29/2020||Arizona||-2.5||135.5||-149||+119||Regular Season||69-64 UCLA|
|2/8/2020||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||Regular Season||65-52 UCLA|
- The Wildcats leader in points and assists is James Akinjo, who puts up 12.9 points per game along with 5.2 assists.
- Azuolas Tubelis is Arizona’s best rebounder, grabbing an average of 5.9 boards in each contest while scoring 10.5 points per game.
- Jemarl Baker Jr. makes more threes per game than any of his teammates on the Wildcats, knocking down shots from downtown at a clip of 2.2 per game.
- Akinjo is the Wildcats leader in steals, averaging 1.6 steals per game, while Christian Koloko leads them in blocks with 1.1 per contest.
- Jaime Jaquez Jr. is at the top of the Bruins scoring leaderboard with 12.8 points per game. He also pulls down 5.7 rebounds and averages 1.4 assists per game.
- Chris Smith is at the top of the Bruins rebounding leaderboard with 6.4 rebounds per game, and Tyger Campbell leads the team in assists with 7.0 per outing.
- Jaquez provides the bulk of the Bruins’ three-point shooting production. He knocks down 1.7 threes per game to pace the squad.
- UCLA’s leader in steals is Campbell with 1.2 per game, and its leader in blocks is Jalen Hill with 1.1 per game.
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