College basketball point spread favors Ducks in battle with Anteaters
|UC Irvine Anteaters||Oregon Ducks|
|6-5||December 17, 2013, 10:30 | Matthew Knight Arena||9-0|
The Oregon Ducks will try to pay off for their supporters on Tuesday when they play host to the UC Irvine Anteaters at Matthew Knight Arena in NCAA basketball action.
The Ducks currently sports a 9-0 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 6-0-2 ATS. The Anteaters are 6-5 and 5-5 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Ducks produce a 6-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Anteaters have gone 2-8 against the number.
View UC Irvine Anteaters vs Oregon Ducks Odds and Stats.
Bettors looking to back visiting UC Irvine before tip-off in this one found them as 14-point underdogs over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.
This game matches up the No. 10 (Ducks) and the No. 59 (Anteaters) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.
Last time out for UC Irvine, they were a 70-61 winner as they battled Eastern Washington on the road. They covered in the match as a 1-point underdog. Luke Nelson scored 13 points leading the Anteaters to a 70-61 victory over Eastern Washington at Reese Court on Sunday.
Oregon was a 71-64 winner in their most recent outing at home against Illinois. They earned a push of the 7-point spread as favorites. The Ducks got 14 points from Mike Moser as Oregon ran past Illinois 71-64 on Saturday at Moda Center at the Rose Quarter.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Oregon's No. 163-rated squad against UC Irvine's No. 19-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Oregon rates No. 55 in the country with 7.44 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 131 nationally with 6 per match.
A few Anteaters at Ducks trends to consider:
UC Irvine is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of UC Irvine's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of UC Irvine's last 8 games on the road
Oregon is 4-0-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Oregon is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Oregon is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
UC Irvine at Denver, Saturday, December 21st
Oregon at BYU, Saturday, December 21st