25* Pac-12 GAME OF THE YEAR on Utah +12
Stanford vs. Utah,
02/25/2012 20:30 EDT,
Score: 57 - 58
Point Spread: +12/-110 Utah
The Utah Utes are showing their best value of the season Saturday as a double-digit home underdog to Stanford. This team is out of the spotlight due to having a poor season record-wise, which means the betting public has steered clear from them. It has provided us with ample value to pull the trigger here.
Stanford is a quality team this season, but they have no business laying double-digits on the road. The Cardinal are a mediocre 6-6 on the road this year. In their first meeting with Utah this season, Stanford won 68-65 at home as a 22.5-point favorite. Now they're being asked to lay double-digits on the road? Give me a break.
Despite being on an 8-game losing streak, the Utes have been playing some of their best basketball of the season of late. Utah is a perfect 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall, with three of their losses coming by 9 points or less, and the other by 14 points to Cal, which is the best team in the Pac-12.
Utah is 6-0 ATS after 2 or more consecutive unders this season. The Utes are 6-0 ATS off an embarrassing home loss scoring less than 60 points this season. Utah is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games as an underdog. These three trends make for a perfect 16-0 system backing the Utes tonight. Bet Utah Saturday.