UCLA vs. Arizona State Basketball Odds for Pac-12 Tournament
Posted by: Anthony Yaylor
Tonight’s NCAA basketball betting action offers some eye-catching action out of the Pac-12 Tournament. Tonight’s tournament action will offer a UCLA vs. Arizona State basketball matchup, which is bound to deliver some thrills. The Bruins have had a modestly successful season and the Sun Devils will be looking to make quick work of them this Thursday night. So what kind of turnout can we expect on the court tonight? Let’s size up tonight’s NCAA sports betting odds to find out.
UCLA vs. Arizona State Basketball – Thursday, March 14th
When: 8:00 pm ET
Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: Local Broadcasts
Stream: Watch ESPN
NCAA Basketball Betting Odds:
The Bruins have posted a 17-15 record so far this season. Additionally the team is 9-9 in conference play this season which ranks them 7th overall in the Pac-12. In the conference tournament, UCLA was matched up against Stanford in the 1st round. All in all Stanford should’ve been an easy win since they rank near the bottom of the conference. Although UCLA came out on top 79-72, their performance could’ve been better. And since they’re facing one of the top dogs out of the Pac-12 tonight, they’ll need to be better this evening. Looking over the numbers, it’s clear that the Bruins could win this. After all, they’re scoring 78.4per game while Arizona State delivers 77.7. Defensively the Sun Devils do get the edge however as they’re only giving up 72.9 while the Bruins allot 77.6.
Players to Watch: Kris Wilkes (17.1 ppg, 4.9 rpg, 1.7 apg), Jaylen Hands (13.9 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 6.2 apg), and Moses Brown (10.0 ppg, 8.4 rpg, 0.3 apg).
Arizona State Sun Devils
The Sun Devils have fought their way to a 21-9 record this season. In addition, the team has posted a 12-6 record in Pac-12 play. This ranks them 2nd overall in the conference and gives them an opportunity to get in some March Madness betting action. In the opening round of the tournament, Arizona State was matched up against Arizona. Due to their dominant 72-64 win over the Wildcats, the Sun Devils were able to advance to the quarterfinal round. Surprisingly tonight’s odds are having a tough time sizing up this contest. Nevertheless, we should expect to see Arizona State pegged as a slight favorite over UCLA. At least that’s once the betting lines come out.
Players to Watch: Luguentz Dort (16.2 ppg, 4.3 rpg, 2.4 apg), Remy Martin (13.5 ppg, 3.2 rpg, 5.2 apg), and Zylan Cheatham (11.6 ppg, 10.4 rpg, 3.3 apg).
UCLA vs. Arizona State Basketball Betting Predictions
UCLA vs. Arizona State Basketball Betting Picks
So which side should legal betting fans take in this UCLA vs. Arizona State basketball matchup? All things considered, Arizona State is likely the better choice. However, taking UCLA is not a bad idea here. After all, these two match up pretty well and the odds on UCLA could pay off. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!
Score Prediction: 76-72 UCLA.