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Colorado vs UCLA Pac-12 tournament odds, tips and betting trends

Watch the No. 1-seeded UCLA Bruins (27-4, 18-2 Pac-12) battle Thursday’s Pac-12 tournament against the No. 9-seeded Colorado Buffaloes (17-15, 8-12 Pac- 12) Compete at T-Mobile Arena, starting at 3:00 p.m. on Pac-12 Network.

The Bruins are a 9-point favorite against the Buffaloes when the Bruins and the Buffaloes go head-to-head. The matchup over/under is fixed at 132.5.

UCLA has a 17-13-1 record against the spread this season, while Colorado is 15-17-0. The Bruins have a 15-16-0 record when it comes to total points, while games with the Buffaloes have a 14-18-0 record when it comes to making the over. The teams are averaging 144.3 points per game, 11.8 points more than this matchup’s total. In their last 10 games, UCLA has a 5-4-1 record against the spread and 10-0 overall. Colorado has won 6-4 against the spread and 5-5 overall in the last 10 games.

Here’s everything you need to get ready for Thursday’s college basketball matchup.

Colorado at UCLA odds, spreads and lines

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  • spread: UCLA-9
  • In total: 132.5
  • money line: UCLA -427, Colorado +333

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UCLA vs. Colorado Prediction

UCLA 72, Colorado 63

money line

  • UCLA has won 92.9% of their games this season when favored on the moneyline (26-2).
  • The Bruins have won all 18 games they played as moneyline favorites at odds of -427 or less.
  • Based on this game’s moneyline, UCLA’s implied winning probability is 81.0%.
  • This season, Colorado has been the underdog 10 times, winning four of those games.
  • The Buffaloes have a 1-2 record when ranked by bookmakers as underdogs of +333 or more this season.
  • Colorado has a 23.1% chance of winning this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.

against the spread

  • UCLA has a 17-13-1 ATS record so far this year.
  • Colorado has won 15 games against the spread this season while failing to cover 17 times.
  • The Bruins are up 7.9 points per game (74.2) as the Buffaloes concede (66.3).
  • UCLA has a 16-7-1 record against the spread and a 22-2 record overall when scoring more than 66.3 points.
  • Colorado is 11-11 against the spread and 13-9 overall when conceding under 74.2 points.
  • The Buffaloes are averaging 10.0 more points per game (70.1) than the Bruins are giving away to opponents (60.1).
  • If it scores more than 60.1 points, Colorado is 13-11 against the spread and 14-10 overall.
  • UCLA has an ATS record of 16-10 and a 25-1 record overall when their opponents score under 70.1.

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over under

  • The Bruins have an average implied total of 75.1 this season, which is 4.1 points higher than their implied total in Thursday’s game (71).
  • This season, UCLA has surpassed 71 points in a game 18 times.
  • The average in-season implied total of 74.2 points for the Buffaloes is 12.2 more points than the team’s implied total of 62 points in this matchup.
  • During the season, Colorado has 62+ points in 24 games.

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