The Cincinnati vs. UCLA betting line was coming in at Bruins -4. LIVE IN-PLAY WAGERING is available on this game right up to the final second.
The Bearcats (150-1 odds of winning the NCAA Men’s College Basketball Championship) come into this game with a 17-14-1 record Against The Spread while UCLA was two games below that mark.
Cincinnati has won 60 percent of their last ten games while UCLA (10-1 odds of winning the Championship) has won a mere 30 percent.
UCLA beat Kent State 97-80 in the first round of this tournament.
TJ Leaf scored 23 points, Thomas Welsh added 16.
UCLA held Kent State to 1-of-11 shooting to open and raced out to a 16-2 lead behind Ball and Leaf.
The Bruins still failed to cover the -18.5 line.
The Bearcats, meanwhile, manhandled Kansas State with a final score of 75-61.
Troy Caupain scored 23 points and Kyle Washington added 16 for the number 6 seed Bearcats, who move on to play No. 3 seed UCLA on Sunday.
''We had a sense of calm the whole time,'' Washington said following a series of upsets against number 6 seeded teams. ''We have a whole bunch of guys that are experienced and ready to play. We were ready.''
- Tyrone Black, Gambling911.com