One of the two Sweet 16 games in the West Region features a highly-anticipated matchup between the #3 seed Gonzaga Bulldogs and the #2 seed UCLA Bruins. Both teams are coming off a strong finish to the regular season and have continued their winning ways in the postseason. These teams also faced each other in a memorable Final Four game in 2021, where Gonzaga narrowly won in overtime.
The game is set to take place on Thursday at 9:45 p.m. EST in T-Mobile Arena, and both teams have their sights set on a Final Four appearance. Gonzaga boasts the best offense in the nation in terms of adjusted efficiency, leading the country in points per game and field goal percentage. They have also won their last 11 games, despite having a defense that is not as strong as their offense.
UCLA, on the other hand, has built its success on a strong defense that is ranked second in adjusted efficiency ratings. They have allowed only 60.5 points per game this season and hold opponents to low shooting percentages. They also have a solid offense, led by Jaime Jaquez Jr., who averages 17.5 points per game.
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In their previous games, Gonzaga defeated TCU with an 84-81 score, while UCLA secured a close victory against Northwestern with a 68-63 score. Gonzaga is ranked seventh in the ratings and has a 9-2 record on neutral floors, while UCLA is ranked third overall and has a 5-3 record on neutral courts. Both teams have performed well this season, and the upcoming game is sure to be a highly competitive and exciting matchup.
Stay tuned for the outcome of this important West Region – Sweet 16 game where the Gonzaga Bulldogs will try to continue their quest for the championship, but will have to face the UCLA Bruins, who are favored by oddsmakers to win this game.
Gonzaga Bulldogs vs UCLA Bruins Game Information
- Date: 03/23/2023
- Time: 09:45 PM ET
- Location: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, NV.
- How to Watch Gonzaga vs UCLA : ESPN+
- Live Stream: CBS.com
Gonzaga vs UCLA Betting Lines
Gonzaga is +105 according to our Vegas NCAAB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $105.On the other side, UCLA is -125 according to the Vegas NCAAB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $80.
The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines has Gonzaga at a 48.78% chance of winning the game, meanwhile UCLA has 55.56% probability of finishing the game with the W.
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