UC Irvine vs UC Riverside: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – February 12, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on February 12, 2021 - Last Updated on February 14, 2021

Big West opponents meet when the UC Irvine Anteaters (7-6) visit the UC Riverside Highlanders (8-3) at SRC Arena, tipping off at 7:00 PM ET on Friday, February 12, 2021. The Highlanders are 1-point underdogs in the game, the first matchup between the squads this season. The matchup has a point total of 123.5.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 12, 2021, 2:16 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Highlanders (+1)

While DraftKings has the Anteaters winning by one, the model has the Highlanders taking home the victory, with a considerable margin between the two spreads (4.5 points). Take the Highlanders.

Pick OU:
Over (123.5)

The model predicts a total 5.0 points higher than the one set by DraftKings for this matchup.

Prediction: UC Riverside 66, UC Irvine 62

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.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The average implied total for the Anteaters this season is 70.2 points, 7.2 more points than their implied total of 63 points in Friday’s game.
  • UC Irvine has scored more than its implied point total in this matchup (63) seven times this season.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Highlanders (69) is eight more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (61).
  • UC Riverside is trying to outscore its implied point total for this matchup (61) for the eighth time this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

UC Irvine and UC Riverside Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 1+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Anteaters 4-4-1 3-1 4-5
Highlanders 6-4 4-3 4-6

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Last 5 Games

UC Irvine

UC Riverside
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/6/2021 CSU Bakersfield Loss 62-57 1/31/2021 UCSD Win 71-59
2/5/2021 CSU Bakersfield Win 70-53 1/23/2021 CSU Bakersfield Win 70-63
1/30/2021 Hawaii Loss 62-61 1/22/2021 CSU Bakersfield Loss 47-45
1/29/2021 Hawaii Win 53-51 1/16/2021 Cal Poly Win 70-53
1/23/2021 Cal Poly Win 67-44 1/15/2021 Cal Poly Win 86-51

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