No. 2 UCLA @ No. 1 Gonzaga
Current Records: UCLA 5-0; Gonzaga 5-0
What to Know
The #2 UCLA Bruins will square off against the #1 Gonzaga Bulldogs at 10 p.m. ET on Tuesday at T-Mobile Arena. These two teams seek to continue their momentum from their previous wins.
The Bruins can't say they have nothing to be thankful for this Thanksgiving week. They strolled past the Bellarmine Knights with points to spare on Monday, taking the contest 75-62. UCLA's success was spearheaded by the efforts of guard Peyton Watson, who had 19 points, and center Myles Johnson, who had nine points along with 11 boards and three blocks.
As for Gonzaga, they have more to be thankful for after their matchup against the Central Michigan Chippewas on Monday. Gonzaga took their game with ease, bagging a 107-54 win over CMU. Among those leading the charge for Gonzaga was center Chet Holmgren, who had 19 points in addition to five rebounds and three blocks.
The Bruins are expected to lose this next one by 7. Those burned by picking them against the spread on Monday might want to keep in mind that the squad has not yet dropped back-to-back games against the spread this season.
The wins brought UCLA up to 5-0 and the Bulldogs to 5-0. Two offensive stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: UCLA comes into the matchup boasting the eighth most points per game in college basketball at 90.8. Gonzaga has displayed some offensive firepower of their own as they enter the game with a 55.50% field goal percentage, which is the best in college basketball.
How To Watch
- When: Tuesday at 10 p.m. ET
- Where: T-Mobile Arena -- Las Vegas, Nevada
- TV: ESPN
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Bulldogs are a solid 7-point favorite against the Bruins, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The line has drifted a bit towards the Bulldogs, as the game opened with the Bulldogs as a 5.5-point favorite.
Gonzaga and UCLA both have one win in their last two games.
- Apr 03, 2021 - Gonzaga 93 vs. UCLA 90
- Dec 12, 2015 - UCLA 71 vs. Gonzaga 66
Injury Report for Gonzaga
- Dominick Harris: Game-Time Decision (Foot)
Injury Report for UCLA
- Cody Riley: Out (Knee)
- Mac Etienne: Out for the Season (Undisclosed)
- Will McClendon: Out for the Season (Knee)