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UC Riverside at UC Irvine 2/10/22 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

UC Irvine Anteaters vs UC Riverside Highlanders Odds & Info

Game UC Irvine Anteaters vs UC Riverside Highlanders
Date & Time Thursday February 10, 2022, 10:00 PM (EST)
Location
Bren Events Center
Latest odds
UCI -5.5 ; O/U 120.5
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The UC Riverside Highlanders will travel on the road in state for a rival matchup against the UC Irvine Anteaters on Wednesday for a tip off time of 10 PM Eastern. This game will be available locally in California and on ESPN plus. UC Riverside comes into this game with a record on the season of 12–7, and have won four out of their last five games coming against Northridge, Long Beach State, Fullerton, and most recently against Hawaii by the score of 64–59. The only defeat for Riverside team at the hands of UC Davis by the score of 65–60.

UC Irvine comes into this match up with a record on the season of 10–7, and have won four out of their last five games coming against Northridge, and Santa Barbara both on the road, Cal Poly and Bakersfield at home. The only defeat for UC Irvine and its last five games came on the road against Long Beach State by the score of 73–67 in a close match up.

Collin Welp is leading UC Irvine in points per game at 14.5 with a field goal percentage on the seas in a 44.3% and a free-throw percentage of 86.4%. Welp is the UC Irvine leader in rebounds per game at 6.4. Justin Hohn is the UC Irvine leader in minutes per game average and 22.4 per game.

Zyon Pullin is leaving Riverside in points per game of 13.3 with a field goal percentage on the season to 44.4%, and a free throw percentage on the year of 72.9%. Calen McRae is leading Riverside and rebounds per game at 7.9. Pullin it's also the team leader in minutes per game at 33.9.

Recent Betting Trends

  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of UC Riverside's last 10 games.
  • UC Riverside are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
  • UC Riverside are 3-14 ATS in their last 17 games against UC Irvine.
  • UC Riverside are 1-16 SU in their last 17 games against UC Irvine.
  • UC Riverside are 13-6 SU in their last 19 games on the road.
  • UC Riverside are 0-7 ATS in their last 7 games when playing on the road against UC Irvine.
  • UC Irvine are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of UC Irvine's last 8 games.
  • UC Irvine are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of UC Irvine's last 5 games at home.
  • UC Irvine are 7-0 ATS in their last 7 games when playing at home against UC Riverside.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of UC Irvine's last 15 games this season.

Free NCAAB Pick:

UC Irvine Anteaters -5.5

Both teams are averaging under 67 points per game and both teams are allowing exactly 59 points per game on defense. The difference in this matchup is field-goal percentage where Irvine is shooting three points better than Riverside at 44% to 41%. In addition, Irvine is averaging 6.3 steals per game on defense which is why we see them coming away with a victory at home. Final Score Prediction: UC Irvine wins 75–67.

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