UCLA vs. BYU NCAA Prediction
The UCLA Bruins earned an 11th seed by pulling off a small upset versus Michigan State in the “First Four” on Thursday night. Can the Bruins pull off another upset in the first round of the NCAA Tournament when they take on BYU at 9:40 p.m. ET tonight?
787 UCLA Bruins (+3.5) at 788 BYU Cougars (-3.5); o/u 139
9:40 p.m. ET, Saturday, March 20, 2021
Hinkle Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN
UCLA vs. BYU Betting Prediction
The Bruins are 4-11 against the spread in their last 15 games overall, are 9-21 against the number in their last 30 neutral site games as an underdog and are 3-7 at the betting window in their last 10 games versus a team with a winning record. They’re also 0-4 against the spread in their last four games following an ATS win.
On the other side, the Cougars are 8-1-1 against the spread in their last 10 games played on Saturday, are 3-1-1 against the number in their last five games versus a team with a winning record and is 5-2-1 at the betting window in their last eight games overall. They’re also 35-17-1 ATS in their last 53 games coming off a loss.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL BETTING PREDICTION: BYU COUGARS -3.5