UCLA vs. Colorado Prediction
Will Colorado cover as a home underdog tonight when it hosts UCLA at 11:00PM ET in Pac-12 play?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Buffaloes are 6.5-point home underdogs against the Bruins after opening as a 7.5-point dog. As for the total, the number currently sits at 159.5 after hitting the board at that same number.
UCLA KEY TRENDS: The Bruins are just 1-5 against the spread in their last six road games, are 1-10 against the number in their last 11 conference games and are winless at 0-5 at the betting window in their last five games overall. They're 1-4 against the spread in their last five road games versus an opponent with a winning home record as well.
COLORADO KEY TRENDS: The Buffs have failed to cover in six of their last eight home games, are 1-5 against the spread in their last six games overall, and are 1-5 against the number in their last six games when playing an opponent with a winning record. They're also 1-4 against the spread in their last five home games following three or more consecutive road games.
OUR PREDICTION: The home team has cashed in all four of the last four meetings between these two teams while the Buffaloes have been solid in conference play, going 6-2 at the betting window in their last eight games against Pac-12 opponents. They're also 5-2 against the spread in their last seven games coming off a loss, while the Bruins are just 6-19-1 at the betting window in their last 26 games when they're favored on the road.
THURSDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: COLORADO BUFFALOES +6.5