Free NCAA Hoops Pick: Trojans vs Bruins CBB Odds
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24-8 USC Trojans vs. UCLA Bruins 28-3
2017 NCAA Basketball – Pac 12
Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Time: 11:30 PM ET
Venue: T-Mobile Arena Las Vegas, Nevada
CBB Moneyline Odds: OFF
CBB Betting Odds: UCLA -9.5
CBB Betting Total: 170.5
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The 3rd ranked Bruins only had 3 losses all season with one of them coming on the road against USC. However, since that loss the Bruins have won 9 straight games.
USC won their last 3 games of the season after dropping 4 in a row. They have 24 wins, but were only 10-8 in Pac 12 play and if they can score another win over UCLA they will likely be off the Big Dance bubble.
In their last games USC beat Washington 78-73 and UCLA beat Washington State 77-68.
USC ranks a legit 56th in the nation in points per game, but only 207th in points allowed.
In USC’s win over Washington in the season finale the Trojans only shot 42.4% from the floor and 25% from 3-pt range while the Huskies shot 53.8% and44.4% from deep. The reason the Trojans got the W was that they forced 17 turnovers and had 5 more offensive boards.
Chimezie Metu had 24 points and nine boards in the win over Washington and the Trojans had balance in the game with 4 starters scoring in double figures.
Bennie Boatwright (14.8 ppg) leads 4 USC players that are averaging atleast12 ppg and in the Washington win he scored 13 points, but was only 3/10 from the floor and missed 3 of his4 3-pointers.
This season USC won all 4 of their games held at a neutral site.
UCLA ranks 1st in the nation in points per game, but only 249th in points allowed.
In the win over Washington State in their season finale the Bruins did not light up the scoreboard as usual and they needed a 14-0 run in the 2nd half to get the W. In the game UCLA shot 44.3% from the floor and they held Washington State to 41.5% shooting.
In the WSU win Aaron Holiday scored 16 points to lead 4 starters that scored in double figures and star freshman PG Lonzo Ball had 12 points and 14 assists.
Bryce Alford(16.5) leads a stacked UCLA team that has 6 players averaging in double figures. Another star freshman in T.J.Leaf, who ranks 2ndon the Bruins in scoring and first in rebounds, has missed a few games with an ankle injury, but he is listed as probable for this game.
In the Bruins last loss to USC they shot better from the floor, but they committed 17 turnovers while only forcing 8.
UCLA has also won all 4 of their games this season held at a neutral site.
CBB Betting Trends:
- USC is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
- USC is 4-10 ATS in their last 14 games following a ATS loss.
- UCLA is 6-13 ATS in their last 19 games overall.
- UCLAis 4-0 ATS in their last 4 neutral site games.
Free USC Trojans vs. UCLA Bruins NCAAB Prediction:
UCLA will avenge their last loss to USC, as they will win and also cover the spread,.
4* Free CBB Betting Pick: UCLA ATS.
UCLA will win this game and advance to the semifinals of the Pac12 Conference Tournament.
NCAAB Free Score Prediction: UCLA 90 USC 77
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