NCAA hoops odds preview - CS Northridge vs. UC Irvine
|CS Northridge Matadors||UC Irvine Anteaters|
|10-8||January 23, 2014, 10:00 | Bren Events Center||12-7|
The UC Irvine Anteaters will hit the floor running against the visiting CS Northridge Matadors Thursday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
UC Irvine will face the 10-9 Matadors, who own a 4-8 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Anteaters are 3-13 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Matadors are 5-6 favoring the OVER.
View CS Northridge Matadors vs UC Irvine Anteaters Odds and Stats.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the UC Irvine Anteaters as -12-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
The Anteaters sit at No. 106 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Matadors sit at No. 199 on the same chart.
In their last action, CS Northridge was a 79-69 loser at home against Santa Barbara. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as underdogs. Josh Greene went off for 27 points and added 3 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Santa Barbara handed CS Northridge a 79-69 defeat at The Matadome.
UC Irvine was a 72-54 winner in their most recent outing at home against CS Fullerton. They covered the 11-point spread as favorites. UC Irvine got 22 points from Chris McNealy en route to a 72-54 victory over CS Fullerton on Thursday at Bren Events Center.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Matadors rank No. 185 in NCAA Division 1 with 34.32 per game. That compares with UC Irvine’s No. 17 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where UC Irvine is college basketball's No. 164-ranked team at 5.74 per game, while the Matadors rate No. 248 with 4.05 per game.
A few Matadors at Anteaters trends to consider:
CS Northridge is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
CS Northridge is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games on the road
CS Northridge is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games when playing UC Irvine
CS Northridge is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing UC Irvine
UC Irvine is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
UC Irvine is 17-3 SU in its last 20 games at home
UC Irvine is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 games when playing CS Northridge
UC Irvine is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing CS Northridge
CS Northridge at Long Beach State, Saturday, January 25th
UC Irvine at Hawaii, Saturday, January 25th