Arizona vs. UCLA Odds
UCLA is 6-2 on the season, 3-2 in the Pac-12 and 3-1 at home. Arizona is 5-3 on the season, 2-3 in the Pac-12 and 0-2 on the road. The Wildcats and Bruins are 5-3 against the spread this year. Arizona has won five straight in this series.
Trends show that Arizona has covered the spread in the last 5 games in this series. The home team is also 7-2 against the spread in the last 9 games of the series.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv UCLA is the slight favorite at home, as the Bruins have odds of -3.5 points against Arizona on Saturday. The over/under total for the game has been set at 71 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had UCLA favored by 2 points. The spread was never lower than that and is at its current peak of UCLA -3.5.
Arizona is coming off a 39-36 win over USC last week. It was the biggest win of the year for the Wildcats and their second straight victory. On the year, the Arizona offense is averaging 39.1 points per game while the defense is allowing 31.1 points per contest. The Wildcats have the fourth-best passing attack in the nation, averaging 354.4 yards per game through the air. Quarterback Matt Scott has thrown for 2,724 yards and 20 touchdowns this year while also rushing for 365 yards and four scores.
UCLA is coming off a 45-43 in at Arizona State for its second straight win. The Bruins are scoring 33.4 points per game this year while the defense is holding opponents to 25.1 points per contest. UCLA has a balanced offense as quarterback Brett Hundley has thrown for 2,190 yards and 18 touchdowns while running back Johnathan Franklin has rushed for 1,042 yards and six touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Arizona tight end Terrence Miller and defensive lineman Kirifi Taula are both questionable with shoulder injuries. UCLA tackle Brett Downey is questionable with an undisclosed injury.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Arizona. The Wildcats are getting 58% of the wagers with odds of +3.5 points at UCLA on Saturday night.