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Thursday night's slate of college basketball has a lack of ranked matchups, but two familiar Pac-12 foes will duke it out at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles tonight, as the UCLA Bruins host the Oregon State Beavers.


The Bruins are slight 2-point favorites at home against the Beavers, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. If you are wagering on the game, it's always great to have some additional research to help out. Here's a look at what the experts are saying about tonight's game. 


Oregon State vs UCLA Expert Predictions


ESPN BPI Prediction Model

The ESPN BPI Prediction Model has been incredibly one-sided on most of these matchups tonight. That is not the case with this Pac-12 tilt, as ESPN gives UCLA a 64 percent win probability in this contest. 


GoJoeBruin.com

It's never a good sign when a hometown website doesn't predict that team to be the winner. That's exactly the case here, as GoJoeBruin.com is picking the Beavers to win outright, by the score of 74-67.


Sports Chat Place

Last but not least, we have the Sports Chat Place prediction, and they like the Beavers to cover the 2-point spread as underdogs and win the game outright at Pauley Pavilion. 

All in all, according to the experts, it sounds like we could be in for a tight battle, but it's the Beavers that ultimately get the 2-to-1 love on picks here. 


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