UCLA vs Cal: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 21, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 21, 2021

The No. 24 UCLA Bruins will try to extend a six-game win streak when they visit the California Golden Bears on Thursday, January 21 at Haas Pavilion as  favorites. The game airs at 9:00 PM ET on ESPNU. The matchup has an over/under set at points.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 21, 2021, 2:14 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

UCLA Betting Information

  • UCLA is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 8-4.
  • The Bruins have a winning record against the spread when favored by 9 points or more, going 3-1 this season.
  • The Bruins and their opponents have hit the over in 9 of 12 games this season (75%).

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
Jaime Jaquez Jr. 13 13.2 5.8 1.5 1.0 0.5 1.5
Chris Smith 8 12.6 6.4 2.0 0.9 0.5 1.3
Tyger Campbell 13 11.9 3.1 6.4 1.2 0.0 0.8
Johnny Juzang 9 11.1 2.6 1.6 0.6 0.3 1.4
Cody Riley 13 10.5 6.0 1.5 0.3 0.2 0.0

Cal Betting Information

  • The Golden Bears have typically come up short ATS this season, with a 6-7 record.
  • The Golden Bears hold an even 1-1 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least a 9-point underdog.
  • 10 of Cal’s 13 games (76.9%) this season have gone over the over/under.

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

Cal Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Matt Bradley 9 17.8 4.7 1.8 0.6 0.1 1.6
Ryan Betley 15 10.7 3.8 1.5 0.6 0.3 2.3
Makale Foreman 15 10.6 1.7 2.1 0.7 0.0 2.3
Andre Kelly 15 10.4 6.0 0.7 0.6 0.3 0.0
Grant Anticevich 11 9.4 5.1 1.4 0.4 0.6 1.0

Total Facts

  • UCLA and its opponents have gone over Thursday’s 136 total in eight out of 13 games (61.5%) this year.
  • Eight Cal games this year (53.3% of its matchups) ended with a final total higher than Thursday’s point total of 136 points.
  • The over/under for the game of 136 is 10.3 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Bruins (77.8 points per game) and the Golden Bears (68.5 points per game).
  • The 138.5 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 2.5 more than the 136 over/under in this contest.
  • On average, the Bruins have seen a 146.5 over/under in their games this season, 10.5 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • Golden Bears games have a total points bet of 138.3 points this season, 2.3 points more than the over/under for this matchup.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
12/6/2020 UCLA UCLA -9 130 -513 +380 Regular Season 76-56 UCLA
1/19/2020 UCLA UCLA -8.5 131.5 -447 +332 Regular Season 50-40 UCLA

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