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Gonzaga vs UCLA Preview & Picks – UCLA To Cover In March Madness Sweet 16 Victory

20 Mar 2023
Leigh Copson 20 Mar 2023
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  • Gonzaga vs UCLA picks for Thursday, March 23
  • Tip-off is 21:25 ET at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada
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    Gonzaga vs UCLA Preview & PIcks
  • Gonzaga vs UCLA Preview & Picks
  • Head To Head
  • Gonzaga Form
  • UCLA Form
  • Gonzaga vs UCLA FAQs

Gonzaga vs UCLA Preview & Picks

UCLA are backed to cover a small spread as they progress in March Madness.

The Bruins are a team in good form, while Gonzaga have not fared well in the rare times they have been a betting underdog.

  • UCLA are 5-2-0 ATS in their last 7 games
  • Gonzaga are 1-3-0 ATS in their last 4 games
  • Gonzaga are 0-2-0 ATS as a betting underdog
  • The Over has cashed in 5 of UCLA’s last 7 games
  • The Over has hit in 9 of Gonzaga’s last 13 games

Head To Head

  • Gonzaga lead the all-time series 5-2
  • Gonzaga won 83-63 when the teams last met in November 2021

Gonzaga Form

Gonzaga go into the Sweet 16 of March Madness riding an 11-game win streak.

The Bulldogs have not lost a game since the surprise 78-70 defeat at the hands of Saint Mary’s (CA) back on February 4.

They rebounded immediately and went on to win their final seven regular season games, including a rematch with Saint Mary’s (CA), 77-68.

Gonzaga’s streak continued in the West Coast Conference tournament as they beat San Francisco 84-73 and Saint Marys’ (CA), again, 77-51.

The Bulldogs run has not slowed at the national championship either, as they have followed up an 82-70 win against Grand Canyon with an 84-81 victory over #22 TCU.


UCLA have been in fantastic form over the past several weeks, winning 14 of their last 15 games.

The Bruins suffered surprise back-to-back losses in late January, but they have lost just once since then.

They closed out the regular season with a 10-game win streak and then downed Colorado 80-69 and Oregon 75-56 in the Pac 12 tournament.

UCLA came up short in the conference tournament though, losing 61-59 to #8 Arizona in the final.

The Bruins have bounced back in March Madness, backing up an 86-53 win against UNC Asheville with a 68-63 victory over Northwestern.

Gonzaga vs UCLA FAQs

Where can I watch the Gonzaga vs UCLA live stream?

You can watch the Gonzaga vs UCLA live stream at ExpressVPN.

What is the Gonzaga vs UCLA start time?

The Gonzaga vs UCLA game is set to start at 21:25 ET.


This has all the makings of a classic encounter with an Elite Eight spot up for grabs.

We are backing UCLA to take it – they have been the more consistent team against the spread recently.

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