College Insider Tournament - UC Irvine Anteaters visit Oral Roberts Golden Eagles in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
UC Irvine Anteaters vs Oral Roberts Golden Eagles Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Oral Roberts vs UC Irvine battle Sunday at Mabee Center as the Golden Eagles look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
This season, the Golden Eagles are 19-14 overall and 3-3 ATS ATS, while the Anteaters are 21-15 and 17-17 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Oral Roberts boasts a 2-3 on the OU, and UC Irvine is 14-14.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Golden Eagles sit at No. 101 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Anteaters sit at No. 37 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Golden Eagles will win this game 74-72.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Oral Roberts's No. 94 nationally ranked offense (70.7 points per game) against a Anteaters defense that sits as the No. 132 at 65.1 PPG. The Golden Eagles have been averaging 46.2% from the field, more than the Anteaters have managed so far this season (43.4% on average).
Defensively, UC Irvine features the nation's No. 185-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.9 points per game. Oral Roberts, meanwhile, comes in at No. 130 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for UC Irvine, they were an 80-71 winner as they battled High Point at home. They covered in the match as an 8.5-point favorite. Will Davis II went off for 32 points and added 14 rebounds for good measure, leading UC Irvine to an 80-71 win over High Point on Wednesday at Bren Events Center.
Last time out for Oral Roberts, they were an 84-76 winner as they battled Texas-Arlington on the road. They covered in the match as a 4-point underdog. The Golden Eagles grabbed an 84-76 win over the Mavericks on Wednesday, behind a 24-point effort from Warren Niles at College Park Center.