Utah vs. UC Irvine: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – March 19, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on March 18, 2024

Tipping off at 10:00 PM ET on Tuesday, the Utah Utes (19-14) will face the UC Irvine Anteaters (24-9) at Jon M. Huntsman Center. Utah’s Branden Carlson is among the players to watch. Tuesday’s matchup between the Utes and the Anteaters sees the Utes as a strong, 7.5-point favorite. The matchup’s over/under is 148.5.

Utah vs. UC Irvine Betting Lines

Utah vs UC Irvine Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Utah -7.5 148.5 points

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Utah (-7.5)
Total Pick Under (148.5)

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Utah vs. UC Irvine Stat Rankings

Utah Avg. (Rank) UC Irvine Avg. (Rank)
78.1 (63rd) Points Scored 77.7 (71st)
72.6 (205th) Points Allowed 67.8 (63rd)
(1st) Rebounds (1st)
9.4 (140th) Off. Rebounds 9.5 (125th)
8.9 (42nd) 3pt Made 5.8 (320th)
17.0 (17th) Assists 15.7 (39th)
11.4 (202nd) Turnovers 10.9 (145th)

Utah vs. UC Irvine Betting Trends

  • The Utes have covered the spread 16 times in 33 games.
  • Utah is 9-5 ATS as 7.5-point favorites or more.
  • This year, 16 of the Utes’ 33 games have gone over the point total.
  • Utah’s games have had more than 148.5 points scored on 15 occasions this season.
  • The over/under in this matchup is 148.5 points, 2.2 fewer than the average total in this season’s Utes contests.
  • UC Irvine has beaten the spread 19 times in 32 games.
  • The Anteaters have won twice ATS (2-1) as a 7.5-point underdog or more this year.
  • Utah has played 33 games this year, and 16 of them have gone over the total.
  • Anteaters games have gone over 148.5 points on 12 occasions this season.
  • The over/under for this game is 3.0 points higher than the average scoring total for UC Irvine’s games of 145.5.

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Utah Impact Players

  • Carlson posts 17.1 points and 6.8 rebounds per contest — both team highs. He is also putting up 1.6 assists, shooting 49.2% from the floor and 36.9% from downtown with 1.8 made 3-pointers per contest.
  • Gabe Madsen puts up 13.0 points, 3.9 rebounds and 2.4 assists per contest. At the other end, he posts 1.4 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.
  • Deivon Smith posts a team-leading 6.4 assists per contest. He is also posting 12.4 points and 5.8 rebounds, shooting 45.2% from the floor.
  • Keba Keita is putting up 8.8 points, 0.6 assists and 5.8 rebounds per game.
  • Cole Bajema posts 9.0 points, 2.8 rebounds and 0.9 assists per contest, shooting 42.2% from the field and 40.1% from beyond the arc with 1.8 made 3-pointers per contest.

UC Irvine Impact Players

  • Pierre Crockrell II leads the Anteaters in assists (6.4 per game), and produces 7.9 points and 1.8 rebounds. He also delivers 1.0 steal and 0.0 blocked shots.
  • Devin Tillis is posting a team-leading 6.0 rebounds per game. And he is delivering 9.5 points and 1.9 assists, making 56.0% of his shots from the field.
  • Justin Hohn tops the Anteaters in scoring (12.7 points per game), and produces 2.9 rebounds and 1.6 assists. He also delivers 0.9 steals and 0.0 blocked shots.
  • Andre Henry gives the Anteaters 10.6 points, 3.7 rebounds and 0.9 assists per contest. He also puts up 0.8 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.
  • The Anteaters get 9.8 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game from Derin Saran.

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