The No. 2 seed UCLA Bruins (29-5) are heavily favored (-17.5) to defeat the No. 15 seed UNC Asheville Bulldogs (27-7) in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday at Golden 1 Center. The contest begins at 10:05 PM on truTV. Here are some insights into this West Region contest for those filling out their brackets. The matchup's over/under is set at 135.5.

UCLA vs. UNC Asheville Odds & Info

  • Date: Thursday, March 16, 2023
  • Time: 10:05 PM ET
  • TV: truTV
  • Where: Sacramento, California
  • Venue: Golden 1 Center
Favorite Spread Over/Under
UCLA -17.5 135.5

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UCLA vs UNC Asheville Betting Records & Stats

  • So far this season, the Bruins have compiled a 16-15-0 record against the spread.
  • UCLA has been at least a -5000 moneyline favorite six times this season and won all of those games.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Bruins have a 98% chance to win.
  • UNC Asheville's ATS record is 15-14-0 this season.
  • The Bulldogs have played as an underdog of +1350 or more just one time this year and came away with a win in that game.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that UNC Asheville has a 6.9% chance of pulling out a win.

UCLA vs. UNC Asheville Over/Under Stats

Games Over 135.5 % of Games Over 135.5 Average PPG Combined Average PPG Average Opponent PPG Combined Average Opponent PPG Average Total
UCLA 15 48.4% 73.9 148.9 60.3 128.9 137.5
UNC Asheville 20 69% 75 148.9 68.6 128.9 140.8

Additional UCLA vs UNC Asheville Insights & Trends

  • UCLA has a 6-4 record against the spread while finishing 9-1 overall over its past 10 games.
  • In their past 10 games, the Bruins have hit the over five times.
  • UNC Asheville has a 5-5 record against the spread while going 9-1 overall over its last 10 games.
  • Six of the Bulldogs' last 10 outings have hit the over.
  • The Bruins average 5.3 more points per game (73.9) than the Bulldogs allow (68.6).
  • UCLA is 12-7 against the spread and 19-2 overall when scoring more than 68.6 points.
  • The Bulldogs' 75 points per game are 14.7 more points than the 60.3 the Bruins allow.
  • UNC Asheville is 14-8 against the spread and 22-4 overall when it scores more than 60.3 points.

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UCLA vs. UNC Asheville Betting Splits

ATS Record ATS Record Against 17.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
UCLA 16-15-0 4-3 15-16-0
UNC Asheville 15-14-0 0-0 14-15-0

UCLA vs. UNC Asheville Home/Away Splits

UCLA UNC Asheville
17-0 Home Record 13-0
9-2 Away Record 10-6
10-6-0 Home ATS Record 8-3-0
4-6-0 Away ATS Record 7-6-0
77.8 Points Scored Per Game (Home) 79.6
69.8 Points Scored Per Game (Away) 71.9
8-8-0 Over-Under-Push Record (Home) 5-6-0
4-6-0 Over-Under-Push Record (Away) 8-5-0

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