UCLA vs Arizona: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 18, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 18, 2021

Johnny Juzang leads the UCLA Bruins (14-5) against the Arizona Wildcats (14-7) after scoring 32 points in a 64-61 win over Washington. The Bruins are  favorites in the matchup on Thursday, February 18, which tips at 9:00 PM ET on ESPN2. The over/under is for the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 18, 2021, 2:15 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

UCLA Betting Information

  • With a mark of 8-10, UCLA has a losing record against the spread this season.
  • The Bruins are 5-9 against the spread this season when they are at least a 2-point favorite.
  • The Bruins and their opponents have hit the over in 11 of 18 games this season (61.1%).
  • In their last game, the Bruins got a team-high 32 points from Juzang on the way to a 64-61 win over Washington on Saturday. They were favored by 9.5 points and failed to covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 125 points to go under the 142 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

UCLA Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Johnny Juzang 15 14.2 4.1 1.7 0.7 0.4 1.9
Jaime Jaquez Jr. 19 11.5 6.1 1.3 1.2 0.6 1.2
Tyger Campbell 19 11.1 2.6 5.8 1.2 0.0 0.6
Cody Riley 18 9.9 5.6 1.3 0.5 0.3 0.0
Jules Bernard 19 9.0 4.6 1.2 0.5 0.1 0.9

Arizona Betting Information

  • Arizona has generally come up short ATS this season, with an 8-12-1 record.
  • For the 20th time this season, the Wildcats are at least a 2-point underdog, where they have a record of 7-11-1 against the spread.
  • 10 of the Wildcats 21 games (47.6%) this season have failed to covered the point total.
  • The Wildcats fell 63-61 to Oregon in their last game on Saturday. Azuolas Tubelis racked up a team-high 20 points in the loss. They were favored by 2 points and didn’t cover the spread, and the teams combined to go under the 145 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Arizona Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
James Akinjo 21 14.3 2.0 5.3 1.5 0.0 1.9
Jemarl Baker Jr. 12 12.0 2.8 1.8 0.6 0.3 2.0
Azuolas Tubelis 21 11.7 6.3 1.2 0.7 0.5 0.6
Bennedict Mathurin 21 11.6 4.5 1.0 0.7 0.0 1.5
Jordan Brown 21 9.7 5.1 0.6 0.5 1.0 0.0

Total Facts

  • UCLA’s games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Thursday’s matchup over/under (139 points) in 52.6% of opportunities (10 out of 19 matchups).
  • In Arizona’s games this season, the competing teams added up to a higher point total than Thursday’s matchup total in 11 out of 21 matchups (52.4%).
  • Together, the two teams combine for 149.5 points per game, 10.5 points more than the point total of 139 for this matchup.
  • This matchup’s over/under is 3.4 fewer points than the 135.6 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • The Bruins have seen a 140.5 average over/under in their games this season, 1.5 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this game is 5.6 points fewer than the average over/under in Wildcats games this season (144.6 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/9/2021 Arizona Arizona -4 137.5 -186 +152 Regular Season 81-76 UCLA
2/29/2020 Arizona UCLA -2.5 135.5 -149 +119 Regular Season 69-64 UCLA
2/8/2020 N/A Arizona N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 65-52 UCLA

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