USC vs UCLA: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 6, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 6, 2021

The UCLA Bruins (17-7) are slight underdogs (by 2 points) to extend an 11-game home winning streak when they host the USC Trojans (20-6) on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 4:00 PM ET. The matchup’s over/under is 135.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 6, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

USC Betting Information

  • USC has a 16-9 record ATS this year.
  • The Trojans have a winning record against the spread when favored by 2 points or more, going 14-8 this season.
  • 13 of 25 USC games this season (52%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.
  • The Trojans took down Stanford 79-42 and covered the spread as 8-point favorites, while going under the 136.5 point total in their last contest on Wednesday. Tahj Eaddy totaled a team-high 16 points in the victory.

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

USC Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Evan Mobley 26 16.2 8.5 2.2 0.9 2.8 0.3
Tahj Eaddy 26 13.9 2.7 2.5 0.5 0.0 2.0
Drew Peterson 26 9.8 5.1 3.0 0.6 0.3 1.0
Isaiah Mobley 25 9.1 7.7 1.5 0.4 1.0 0.3
Isaiah White 26 7.0 3.5 0.9 1.0 0.2 0.6

UCLA Betting Information

  • The Bruins hold a losing record ATS this season, covering 10 times and failing to cover 13 times.
  • For the 17th time this season, the Bruins are at least a 2-point underdog, where they have a record of 6-10 against the spread.
  • Nine of the Bruins 23 games (39.1%) this season have failed to hit the over on the point total.
  • The Bruins fell to Oregon 82-74 and failed to cover the spread as 5.5-point underdogs, while hitting the over on the 135.5 point total on Wednesday in their most recent contest. Jules Bernard scored a team-high 23 points in the loss.

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 20 14.2 4.3 1.8 0.8 0.4 2.0
Jaime Jaquez Jr. 24 11.8 6.0 1.5 1.2 0.7 1.1
Tyger Campbell 24 10.6 2.4 5.7 1.1 0.0 0.6
Cody Riley 23 10.3 5.3 1.3 0.4 0.3 0.0
Jules Bernard 24 10.0 4.5 1.4 0.5 0.1 1.2

Total Facts

  • In USC’s matchups this season, the Trojans and their opponents have exceeded Saturday’s total of 135.5 points 15 times (57.7% of opportunities).
  • In 54.2% of UCLA’s games this season (13 of 24), the total points scored was higher than Saturday’s 135.5-point over/under.
  • The Trojans average 74.7 points per game against the Bruins’ 73, totaling 12.2 points over the contest’s total of 135.5.
  • This game’s point total is 3.2 fewer points than the 132.3 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • This season, the average total for Trojans games is 138.9 points, 3.4 more than the over/under of 135.5 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this game is 5.6 points fewer than the average over/under in Bruins games this season (141.1 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/6/2021 USC USC -4.5 136.5 -192 +158 Regular Season 66-48 USC
3/7/2020 USC USC -3 133.5 -167 +137 Regular Season 54-52 USC
1/11/2020 N/A UCLA N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 74-63 USC
2/28/2019 N/A UCLA N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 93-88 UCLA
1/19/2019 N/A USC N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 80-67 USC

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