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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors UCLA Bruins in Battle with Stanford Cardinal

Basketball betting fans will hope to hit paydirt on Thursday when the Stanford Cardinal try to run the UCLA Bruins off the court at Maples Pavilion in college hoops action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Stanford Cardinal were listed as 5-point underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the over/under betting odds total was expected shortly.

UCLA Bruins vs Stanford Cardinal Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Stanford Cardinal are 6-8 so far on the season, and 4-10 ATS vs the number. The UCLA Bruins, meanwhile, are 11-3 and 6-8 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Stanford go 4-9-1 and the UCLA Bruins go 8-6 on betting totals.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Stanford Cardinal at No. 231 and the UCLA Bruins at No. 53 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

Statistical Matchup

In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Stanford's No. 75-rated squad against UCLA's No. 13-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Stanford rates No. 226 in the country with 6.29 per game, while their foes tonight, the UCLA Bruins rank No. 131 nationally with 7.86 per match.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Bruins blew out Washington on Sunday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 74-53 win at Pauley Pavilion.

The Cardinal got 15 points from Michael Humphrey, but it was California that prevailed in a 77-74 final on Saturday at Maples Pavilion.

Betting Trends
  • UCLA is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of UCLA's last 7 games
  • UCLA is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games on the road
  • UCLA is 10-3 ATS in its last 13 games when playing Stanford
  • Stanford is 4-11 ATS in its last 15 games
  • Stanford is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Stanford's last 6 games
  • Stanford is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

UCLA at California, Saturday, January 6th
Stanford at USC, Sunday, January 7th