Stanford vs. Utah Thursday Prediction
Pac-12 rivals square off at Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake, UT on Thursday evening when 4-5 Utah hosts 8-3 Stanford at 5:00 p.m. ET. With the way the Utes have had issues closing out games, is the Cardinal the play as a 1.5-point road favorite?
717 Stanford Cardinal (-1.5) vs. 718 Utah Utes (+1.5); o/u 136
5:00 p.m. ET, Thursday, January 14, 2021
Venue: Jon M. Huntsman Center, Salt Lake, UT
Stanford vs. Utah College Basketball Prediction
The favorite is 3-1-1 against the spread in the last five meetings between these two teams while the Utes have failed to cover in six of their last eight games overall. Utah is also 1-4 against the number in its last five games coming off an ATS loss and is 1-4 against the spread in its last five games when facing an opponent with a winning percentage above .600.
The Utes are also 1-4 against the spread in their last five games versus a team with a winning record, are 1-4 against the number in their last five home games and are winless at the betting window in their last four games coming off a loss.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: STANFORD CARDINAL -1.5