Division I college basketball tips early on Thursday and there are six games that begin at 5 p.m. ET or earlier that are on the William Hill Sportsbook odds board. The action starts at noon ET with UCF vs. Temple (+3.5). Colorado (-15) takes on California at 2 p.m. ET and Charleston Southern visits UNC Asheville (-10) at 4 p.m. ET.
There are a trio of games at 5 p.m. ET: Santa Clara vs. Pacific (+2), Stanford vs. Utah (+1.5) and Washington State (+9.5) vs. UCLA ( see up-to-date odds for every game today on our college basketball odds page).
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We can tell you the model likes Washington State (+9.5) to cover against UCLA in a 5 p.m. ET tip. Washington State is 9-2 straight-up overall this season 4-2 against the spread in its last six. The model is calling for Isaac Bonton to score 16 points as the Cougars keep it within the spread more than 60 percent of the time. The Over (131.5) also clears almost 70 percent of the time.
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