UCLA vs. Washington State Odds
UCLA is 7-2 on the season, 4-2 in the Pac-12 and 3-1 on the road. Washington State is 2-7 on the year, 0-6 in conference play and 1-3 at home. The Bruins are 6-3 against the spread this year while the Cougars are 3-5-1 ATS. UCLA has won four straight in this series.
Trends show that UCLA is just 2-9 against the spread in its last 11 meetings with the Cougars and only 1-6 ATS in its last 7 trips to Washington State. The underdog has covered the spread in 6 of the last 8 games in this series.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, UCLA is favored to win this game, as the Bruins have odds of -16.5 points at Washington State on Saturday. The over/under total has been set at 60.5 points (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had UCLA favored by 15 points. The spread would hit a low of 14 during the week before closing at a peak of UCLA -16.5.
UCLA is coming off an impressive 66-10 win over Arizona last week. The Bruins have won three straight since a 43-17 loss to Cal on Oct. 6. UCLA is scoring 37 points per game this year while the defense is holding opponents to 23.4 points per contest. The offense is being led by running back Johnathan Franklin, who has rushed for 1,204 yards and eight touchdowns.
Washington State has its worst showing of the year last week, losing 49-6 at Utah. The Cougars have now lost six straight games. The Washington State offense is having trouble scoring, as it is averaging just 19 points per game, while the defense is allowing 31.8 points per contest. The offense is being led by receiver Marquess Wilson, who has caught 52 passes for 813 yards and five touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, UCLA tackle Brett Downey is questionable with an undisclosed injury while receiver Devin Lucien is questionable with a collarbone injury. Washington State running backs Teondray Caldwell (head) and Leon Brooks (foot) are both questionable to play.
The Public Bets for this game are backing UCLA. The Bruins are getting 83% of the wagers with odds of -16.5 points at Washington State on Saturday night.