Sweet 16 Odds, Pick for Gonzaga vs. UCLA: The PRO Prediction for Thursday Night

Sweet 16 Odds, Pick for Gonzaga vs. UCLA: The PRO Prediction for Thursday Night article feature image

Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images. Pictured: Kenneth Nwuba #14 and head coach Mick Cronin of the UCLA Bruins

  • UCLA is a short spread favorite against Gonzaga on Thursday, March 23 based on live Sweet 16 odds.
  • The Gonzaga vs. UCLA over/under also sits at 145.5 according to the latest Sweet 16 odds.
  • Using the Action Network's PRO betting tools, we identify the smartest Sweet 16 pick for Gonzaga vs. UCLA on Thursday night.

Sweet 16 Odds: Gonzaga vs. UCLA

Gonzaga Odds+1.5
UCLA Odds-1.5
DateThursday, March 23
Time9:45 p.m. ET

*Odds as of Thursday morning

The West Region is wide open after No. 1 seed Kansas fell to Arkansas in the Round of 32, meaning the winner of Thursday night's Gonzaga vs. UCLA Sweet 16 matchup will be in a prime position to make a run to the Final Four.

As one would expect in a matchup between No. 2 and No. 3 seeds, the latest Gonzaga vs. UCLA odds suggest that tonight's matchup is essentially a toss up.

The Bruins are 1.5-point favorites against the Bulldogs as of the time of writing, meaning that Thursday's Sweet 16 contest could be a very competitive one.

But when it comes solely to Sweet 16 picks, the over/under may be offering the smartest bet for Gonzaga vs. UCLA.

Let me explain.

Sweet 16 Pick: Gonzaga vs. UCLA

Sweet 16 bettors are split on the Gonzaga vs. UCLA over/under, but the Action Network's PRO systems are finding clear value on one side of this total.