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UCLA Bruins visit Utah Utes in NCAA College Basketball Betting

UCLA takes to the basketball court against Utah on Saturday, hoping to send the Utes to a loss while covering the college basketball betting point spread at Jon M. Huntsman Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the UCLA Bruins in this one, their betting line was listed as -5-point favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline.

UCLA Bruins vs Utah Utes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Utah Utes bring a 12-4 record (7-6-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 17-1 Bruins, who are 11-7 ATS. Those OVER/UNDER betting have witnessed Utah go 8-5-1 so far and the UCLA Bruins go 11-5-2.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 34-rated UCLA Bruins taking on the No. 85-rated Utah Utes in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Utah's No. 45-ranked scoring average of 80.44 PPG, against a UCLA Bruins defense rated No. 202 and allowing 74.94 PPG. The Utah Utes FG% has averaged 50.54% to date this season, less than the UCLA Bruins shooters have managed so far (53.52% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

UCLA got 37 points from Bryce Alford en route to a 104-89 victory over Colorado on Thursday at Coors Events Center.

The Utes blew out USC on Thursday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 86-64 win at Jon M. Huntsman Center.

Betting Trends
  • UCLA is 10-5 ATS in its last 15 games
  • UCLA is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • UCLA is 17-1 SU in its last 18 games
  • UCLA is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Utah is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Utah is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Utah is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games at home
  • Utah is 21-3 SU in its last 24 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

UCLA home to Arizona State, Thursday, January 19th
Utah at Washington State, Wednesday, January 18th