Santa Clara Vs UC Irvine: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – November 27, 2021

Written By PlayPicks Staff on November 27, 2021

The UC Irvine Anteaters (3-1) will attempt to extend a three-game winning run when visiting the Santa Clara Broncos (5-1) on Saturday, November 27, 2021 at Leavey Center. This matchup is at 7:30 PM ET. Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Broncos’ (-170 to win on the moneyline) contest against the Anteaters (+141).

This article references odds current as of November 27, 2021 at 7:08 PM ET. Browse all the current odds for this outing in the table in this article and click here to claim your free sports bet (up to $1,001) at Caesars!

Santa Clara Vs UC Irvine Betting Lines

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Santa Clara (-3.5)
Total Pick Under (136.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Santa Clara Vs UC Irvine Stat Rankings (2020-21)

Santa Clara Avg. (Rank) UC Irvine Avg. (Rank)
70.1 (206th) Points Scored 72.2 (141st)
71.7 (215th) Points Allowed 62.5 (18th)
36.4 (106th) Rebounds 40.0 (11th)
8.2 (277th) Off. Rebounds 11.3 (74th)
5.6 (312th) 3pt Made 4.8 (342nd)
12.1 (246th) Assists 11.8 (271st)
13.0 (149th) Turnovers 12.4 (190th)

Santa Clara Vs UC Irvine Betting Trends

  • Santa Clara beat the spread seven times in 19 games last year.
  • As a 3.5-point favorite or greater, the Broncos had one win ATS (1-3) last year.
  • There were nine Santa Clara games (out of 19) that hit the over last year.
  • Nine times last year, Santa Clara and its opponent combined for more than 136.5 points.
  • The point total average for Broncos games last season was 139.6, 3.1 more points than the over/under for this matchup.
  • UC Irvine beat the spread 11 times in 26 games last year.
  • As a 3.5-point underdog or greater, the Anteaters had one win ATS (1-2) last season.
  • UC Irvine had nine of its 26 games go over the point total last year.
  • UC Irvine games had over 136.5 points nine times last season.
  • Games involving the Anteaters last year averaged 132.6 points per game, a 3.9-point differential when compared to the over/under for this contest.

Santa Clara Impact Players

  • Jalen Williams puts up a team-leading 18.5 points per game. He is also putting up 3.8 rebounds and 3.7 assists, shooting 52.0% from the field and 44.4% from beyond the arc with 1.3 made 3-pointers per contest.
  • Keshawn Justice paces the Broncos at 7.8 rebounds per game, while also posting 3.3 assists and 13.3 points.
  • PJ Pipes leads the Broncos at 3.8 assists per game, while also posting 2.3 rebounds and 15.0 points.
  • Parker Braun puts up 9.2 points, 6.2 rebounds and 1.8 assists per contest. Defensively, he averages 0.2 steals and 1.2 blocked shots.
  • Josip Vrankic is putting up 16.3 points, 6.0 assists and 6.7 rebounds per contest.

UC Irvine Impact Players

  • Collin Welp averaged 14.8 points per contest to go with 7.5 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game last season.
  • Brad Greene grabbed 7.6 rebounds per game, while DJ Davis dished out 2.1 assists per contest.
  • Davis made 1.0 three per game a season ago.
  • Welp averaged 1.2 steals per game, while Greene notched 2.1 blocks per contest.
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