LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 10:  Head coach Steve Alford of the UCLA Bruins  reacts during a semifinal game of the Pac-12 Basketball Tournament against the Arizona Wildcats at T-Mobile Arena on March 10, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty

The UCLA Bruins begin NCAA Tournament play on Friday night in Sacramento against the Kent State Golden Flashes, and AM 570 LA Sports has the call. 

As a No. 3 seed going up against a No. 14 seed, the Bruins are expected to cruise to a Round of 64 victory. That said, history has taught us that anything is possible once March Madness arrives. 

But in the event this contest turns into a blowout, there is one element that can keep viewers engaged from start to finish: gambling. 

Below is a glance at the odds for Friday's showdown, as well as some other key information.

Start Time: 6:57 p.m. PT (Approx., following Cincinnati vs. Kansas State)

Venue: Golden 1 Center

Location: Sacramento, Calif.

Odds: UCLA -18.5 

Over/Under: 162.5

TV Channel: TruTV

Live Stream: March Madness Live

Radio: AM 570 LA Sports

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