Stanford vs. Utah Prediction
Are the Stanford Cardinal a smart underdog play tonight when they visit the Utah Utes at 8:00 p.m. ET?
Who Oddsmakers Like: Utah. According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the Utes are 4.5-point home favorites to beat the Cardinal, who opened as 4.5-point road underdogs. The total, meanwhile, sits at 144 after hitting the board at 144.
Who Public Bettors Like: Utah. As of this writing, 59% of betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Utes to cover the spread. Meanwhile, 71% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the over.
Who We Like: Stanford. The Cardinal is 9-1 against the spread in its last 10 games overall, is 9-1 against the number in its last Pac-12 games, and is 6-0 at the betting window in its last six games coming off a win. Stanford is also 7-1 against the spread in its last eight games coming off an ATS win and is 15-6 against the number in its last 21 games after scoring more than 90 points in their previous game.
On the other side, the Utes are just 1-3-1 against the spread in their last five Thursday games and are 0-4-2 at the betting window in its last six games coming off a loss.
THURSDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: STANFORD CARDINAL +4.5