After their bye week, the Bruins host Washington State.
UCLA and Washington State have been playing against one another since 1928. Early on in the series between these two schools, the Cougars dominated the Bruins from 1938-1957 winning 11 consecutive games. As of late, UCLA has done well against Washington State over the past few decades. However overall, the Bruins lead the all-time series 41-20-1. UCLA plays very well at home against Washington State as the Bruins have a commanding 23-9 record on their home field. On the road against the Cougars is a different story as UCLA is 11-18-1.
There was a period of dominance for the Bruins from 1967 to 1978 when UCLA won 12 straight games against Washington State. There have been games where the Bruins have won by big margins against the Cougars as they did in 1976 when they defeated Washington State by a final score of 62-3.
Last 10 games of this rivalry: UCLA has won six times during the past 10 games that these two schools have played one another.
Last five games of this rivalry: The Bruins have won three out of the last five games against the Cougars.
Best game between these two schools: In a very close game, The Bruins in 1985 won a classic game that resulted in a 31-30 win by UCLA.
Last meeting between both schools: UCLA in a very high-scoring and exciting game defeated Washington State on the road by a final score of 67-63 when they last played in 2019.
Prediction: UCLA 51 Washington State 34