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

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
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
UC Irvine -15 -110 -110 126.5 -109 -113 -1950 946

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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)
    Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
    1/23/2021 UC Irvine -16.5 132 -2378 +1078 Regular Season 67-44
    1/22/2021 UC Irvine -16 135.5 -2381 +1028 Regular Season 68-49
    2/27/2020 UC Irvine -11.5 137 -842 +546 Regular Season 82-76
    1/25/2020 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 74-67

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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%).
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    UC Irvine Leaders

    Anteaters Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Collin Welp 15 13.3 7.5 1.6 1.0 0.5 0.6
    Brad Greene 11 11.1 7.3 0.5 0.9 2.1 0.0
    Austin Johnson 15 6.0 4.4 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.0
    Isaiah Lee 15 4.7 1.5 2.3 1.0 0.0 0.8
    JC Butler 11 4.3 3.2 1.4 0.5 0.0 0.2

    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%).
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    Cal Poly Leaders

    Mustangs Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Colby Rogers 11 14.5 3.7 2.5 1.4 0.1 2.2
    Alimamy Koroma 14 12.9 5.5 0.5 0.3 1.1 0.6
    Mark Crowe 5 5.0 1.6 0.6 0.8 0.0 1.4
    Hank Hollingsworth 8 3.5 2.6 0.3 0.0 0.5 0.0
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