UCLA vs. Utah basketball preview and more

UCLA welcomes in Utah and this time they look to get revenge and defeat the Utes after Utah earlier in the year defeated the Bruins by 46 points.
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A look at both teams by certain college basketball rankings from four ranking systems.

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UCLA Bruins

College Basketball Power Index (BPI) Rankings105

Pomeroy College Basketball (Ken Pom) Ranking: 89

Net (NCAA) Ranking: 106

Utah Utes

College Basketball Power Index (BPI) Ranking: 48

Pomeroy College Basketball (KenPom) Ranking: 45

Net (NCAA) Ranking: 48

The current winning run in this Pac-12 rivalry between the Bruins and the Utes: Utah has defeated UCLA to have a one game winning streak in the conference rivalry.

The last meeting between Utah and UCLA: On January 11, of the season, the Utes defeated the Bruins at home by a final score of 90-44.

The Utes and Bruins' greatest win of the season, based on the opponent's current NET Ranking: For the UCLA, it was a home win over Colorado and for Utah it was a victory over in-state rival BYU.

The last ten meetings: The Bruins have defeated the Utes in seven of the previous 10 games that UCLA and Utah have played against one another.

Which team does ESPN Analytics believe will win the game? They project Utah to have an 51.6% chance of winning this game against UCLA.

Game Prediction: This is a diffult game for the Bruins to win bases on the score of the last time these two teams played one another. However, this game for UCLA is at home and this is a confident and improved Bruin team. The final score of this game will be UCLA 79, Utah 73.