UC Irvine Anteaters vs. Cal Poly Mustangs Big West Men’s Basketball Tournament Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for March 11, 2021

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BetMGM Sep 28, 2021, 1:03 PM

The No. 2 seed UC Irvine Anteaters (16-8) are favored by 15 points in their Big West Tournament quarterfinal matchup against the No. 10 seed Cal Poly Mustangs (4-19) on Thursday at Mandalay Bay Event Center, starting at 8:00 PM ET on ESPN3. The winner will move one step closer to earning an automatic spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

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UC Irvine vs Cal Poly Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total OddsFavorite MoneylineUnderdog Moneyline
UC Irvine-15-110-110126.5-109-113-1950946

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Point Total Insights

  • In 17 of its 24 games this season (70.8%), UC Irvine and its opponents have gone over the current over/under of 126.5.
  • In 15 of 23 (65.2%) Cal Poly games this season, the total points scored elevated above Thursday's 126.5 over/under.
  • The combined points per game average of the two teams, 135, is 8.5 points greater than Thursday's over/under.
  • The Anteaters record 73 points per contest, only 1.6 more points than the 71.4 the Mustangs allow their opponents.
  • The Mustangs put up an average of 62 points per game, just 1.4 fewer points than the 63.4 the Anteaters give up to opponents.
  • Head to Head

    UC Irvine vs Cal Poly (Last 4 Games)
    DateFavoriteSpreadTotalFavorite MoneylineUnderdog MoneylineGame TypeResult
    1/23/2021UC Irvine-16.5132-2378+1078Regular Season67-44
    1/22/2021UC Irvine-16135.5-2381+1028Regular Season68-49
    2/27/2020UC Irvine-11.5137-842+546Regular Season82-76
    1/25/2020N/AN/AN/AN/AN/ARegular Season74-67

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    UC Irvine Betting Data

  • The Anteaters have been solid against the spread this season, earning an 11-6 record.
  • The Anteaters have covered half the time, going 0-0 against the spread when favored by at least 15 points.
  • UC Irvine and its foes have combined to reach or surpass the over in 0 of 17 games this season (0%).
  • Place a bet on the UC Irvine Anteaters to win the Big West conference at the BetMGM online sportsbook.

    UC Irvine Leaders

    Anteaters Leaders
    NameGPPTSREBASSTSTLBLK3PM
    Collin Welp1513.37.51.61.00.50.6
    Brad Greene1111.17.30.50.92.10.0
    Austin Johnson156.04.40.30.30.50.0
    Isaiah Lee154.71.52.31.00.00.8
    JC Butler114.33.21.40.50.00.2

    Cal Poly Betting Data

  • The Mustangs have a losing record against the spread, going 5-16 ATS (covering just 23.8% of the time).
  • The Mustangs have gone 0-0 against the spread when they are at least a 15-point underdog.
  • In the majority of Cal Poly's games this season, the teams have not hit the over (0 out of 21 games, 0%).
  • Place a bet on the Cal Poly Mustangs to win the Big West conference at the BetMGM online sportsbook.

    Cal Poly Leaders

    Mustangs Leaders
    NameGPPTSREBASSTSTLBLK3PM
    Colby Rogers1114.53.72.51.40.12.2
    Alimamy Koroma1412.95.50.50.31.10.6
    Mark Crowe55.01.60.60.80.01.4
    Hank Hollingsworth83.52.60.30.00.50.0
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