BYU Cougars vs. UCLA Bruins NCAA Men’s Basketball Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for March 20, 2021

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BetMGM Sep 23, 2021, 10:03 PM
The UCLA Bruins (17-9) visit the No. 23 BYU Cougars (20-6) as 4-point underdogs after Jaime Jaquez Jr. put up 27 points in the Bruins 86-80 victory over Michigan State. The matchup airs on CBS at 9:40 PM ET on Saturday, March 20, 2021. The point total is 138.5 in the matchup. Bet with BetMGM's online sportsbook on BYU vs UCLA and other NCAA College Basketball action HERE.

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BYU vs UCLA Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total OddsFavorite MoneylineUnderdog Moneyline
BYU-4-112-108138.5-108-112-187154

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Point Total Insights

  • BYU has combined with its opponents to score over Saturday's total, 138.5, in 69.2% of its 26 games this season.
  • In 14 of 27 (51.9%) UCLA games this season, the total points scored surpassed Saturday's 138.5 over/under.
  • The 137.4 combined points per game that these two squads have allowed this season are 1.1 fewer than the 138.5 total in this contest.
  • The 78.7 points per game the Cougars put up are 9.8 more points than the Bruins allow (68.9).
  • The Bruins' 73.3 points per game are only 4.8 more points than the 68.5 the Cougars allow.
  • Head to Head

    BYU vs UCLA (Last 1 Games)
    DateFavoriteSpreadTotalFavorite MoneylineUnderdog MoneylineGame TypeResult
    11/25/2019N/AN/AN/AN/AN/ARegular Season78-63

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    BYU Betting Data

  • Strong against the spread this season, the Cougars have covered 17 times in 23 contests.
  • The Cougars fare well when favored by at least 4 points, posting an 8-3 record against the spread.
  • Cougars games have played to the total or above 1 times in 23 games this season.
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    BYU Leaders

    Cougars Leaders
    NameGPPTSREBASSTSTLBLK3PM
    Alex Barcello1616.94.94.60.80.02.6
    Connor Harding137.02.61.50.40.11.0
    Trevin Knell166.11.91.10.30.11.5
    Richard Harward165.94.01.40.20.20.0
    Kolby Lee144.32.21.30.20.00.2

    UCLA Betting Data

  • UCLA has covered the spread in greater than half of its games, going 13-11 ATS.
  • The Bruins have not fared well as a 4-point underdog going 6-7 against the spread.
  • In most of UCLA's games this season, the teams have not hit the over (0 out of 24 games, 0%).
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    UCLA Leaders

    Bruins Leaders
    NameGPPTSREBASSTSTLBLK3PM
    Chris Smith512.67.81.81.00.61.0
    Jules Bernard1212.35.41.50.60.31.2
    Cody Riley139.64.21.30.40.60.0
    Tyger Campbell128.92.06.10.80.00.5
    Jalen Hill57.65.61.20.21.40.0
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