|2014 March Madness Second Round Odds & Total: Tulsa vs. UCLA|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 21 March 2014 17:00|
Tulsa vs. UCLA Odds
UCLA is 26-8 on the season and the Bruins won the Pac-12 Tournament. Tulsa was 21-12 this season and won the Conference USA title. According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, UCLA is favored to win this game, as the Bruins have odds of -8.5 points against Tulsa. The over/under total has been set at 146 points (View Matchup). These two have no recent meetings.
UCLA went 21-12 against the spread and hit the under 17 times this season. The Bruins are playing as well as they have all year, winning five of their last six, including a win over Arizona in the Pac-12 title game. UCLA ranks 10th in the nation, averaging 81.8 points per game. The Bruins also shoot 49 percent from the field, which ranks ninth nationally. The UCLA defense allows 70.8 points per game. UCLA is being led by Jordan Adams, who is averaging 17.2 points, 5.3 rebounds and 2.7 steals per game.
Tulsa was 22-8 against the spread this season and the Golden Hurricanes hit the under 20 times. Tulsa is also hot entering the tournament, as they have won 11 straight. The Golden Hurricanes post 73.1 points per game on offense while holding opponents to 67.4 points per game. Tulsa ranks 36th nationally in defensive field goal percentage, as opponents shoot just 40.3 percent against them. Tulsa is being led by James Woodard, who averages 15.7 points and 5.8 rebounds per game.
These two will face off in the second round of the South Region, today at 9:57PM ET on truTV. The game will be held from the Viejas Center in San Diego, CA.