UCLA and USC basketball rivalry week part 2 game 2

A look at the history between UCLA and USC as well as a game preview and prediction for the game.

Jan 26, 2023; Los Angeles, California, USA; Southern California Trojans guard Reese Dixon-Waters (2)
Jan 26, 2023; Los Angeles, California, USA; Southern California Trojans guard Reese Dixon-Waters (2) / Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
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Feb 9, 2023; Berkeley, California, USA; California Golden Bears parade the Stanford Axe
Feb 9, 2023; Berkeley, California, USA; California Golden Bears parade the Stanford Axe / Neville E. Guard-USA TODAY Sports

Let's take a look at two other upcoming games between in-state rivals from the state of California.

ESPN2. 2352. 19-7. Bren Events Center . 7 PM PT. 17-9. 2353. Saturday, Mar 2. UC Irvine vs. Long Beach


The present winning streak between UC Irvine and Long Beach State: The Anteaters have won the last game against the Beaches in this in-state and Big West conference rivalry having a one-game winning streak over Long Beach State.

The last ten meetings between these two Big West conference programs: UC Irvine has won eight of the last ten times they have played Long Beach State.

Which of these teams is predicted to win the game according to ESPN Analytics?: They have UC Irvine as having a 85.9% chance of winning this game against Long Beach State.

The highest rated/ranked victories this season for UC Irvine and Long Beach State according to their opponent's current NET Ranking: For Long Beach State it was victories on the road against USC and Michigan. and for the Anteaters it was a road win against USC and a victory against New Mexico State.

Game Prediction: UC Irvine is favored to win this game, Long Beach State on the road will have a difficulty pulling off the upset and defeating the Anteaters. UC Irvine should win this game by a final score of 73-68.

11-15. 2287. Haas Pavilion. TBD. Pac-12 Network. Thursday, Mar 7. Cal vs. Stanford. 12-13. 517


The current winning streak between Stanford and Cal: The Golden Bears won the last game played between these two in-state and Pac-12 rivals as Cal defeated Stanford on January 26th of this year by a final score of 73-71.

The last ten times Stanford and Cal played one another: Cal has won six games over that span of games.

What team is predicted to win this game according to ESPN Analytics?: They have Cal as having a 50.9% chance of winning this game against Stanford.

The highest-ranked victories this season for both teams according to their opponent's current NET Ranking: For Cal, it was victories against Colorado and Washington State and for Stanford, it was wins against Arizona and Utah.

Game Prediction: Cal has been playing better of late and look for the Golden Bears on their home court to defeat Stanford by a final score of 74-72.

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