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UCLA Bruins vs Utah Utes in college hoops odds

Utah UtesUCLA Bruins
Jan 26, 10:30 PM | Pauley Pavilion

Utah Utes vs UCLA Bruins Odds

5-14TEAM RECORD10-9

The UCLA Bruins will try to pay off for their supporters on Thursday when they play host to the Utes at Pauley Pavilion in NCAAB action.

Supporters of the Utes have watched them go 5-14 and 7-10-1 ATS on the year, while the Bruins are at 10-9 and 9-10 ATS. In totals betting, the Bruins are 11-8, while the Utes have a 9-9 mark.

View Utah vs UCLA Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with UCLA in this one will find them as 23-point favorites.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bruins sit at No. 136 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Utes sit at No. 343 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Bruins will win this game 70-51.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Utes rank No. 337 in NCAA Division 1 with 29.3 per game. That compares with UCLA’s No. 185 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where UCLA is college basketball's No. 283-ranked team at 4.9 per game, while the Utes rate No. 283 with 4.9 per game.

Defensively, Utah features the nation's No. 306-rated defense on the road, allowing 77.3 points per game. UCLA, meanwhile, comes in at No. 212 nationally in scoring at home.

Utah was a 64-43 winner in its last match at home against Arizona State. They covered the 4.5-point spread as underdogs. Utah cruised to victory on Saturday, running Arizona State out of the gym and running up a 64-43 score at Huntsman Center.

UCLA lost its last outing, a 75-68 result against Oregon on January 21. They failed to cover in that game as a 2.5-point favorite. UCLA got 17 points from Travis Wear but lost anyway, 75-68, to Oregon on Saturday at Matthew Knight Arena.

Utah Utes Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing USC are 1-1
After playing Arizona State are 3-1
After a win are 5-5

UCLA Bruins Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
After playing Oregon are 9-1
After a loss are 6-4

A few Utes at Bruins trends to consider:
Utah is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Utah is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
UCLA is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of UCLA's last 6 games
UCLA is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games

Next up:
Utah at USC, Saturday, January 28
UCLA home to Colorado, Saturday, January 28

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