Nevada Wolf Pack vs Anteaters College Hoops Game Preview
Nevada Wolf Pack vs UC Irvine Anteaters Odds
The UC Irvine Anteaters will try to cover the spread at Bren Events Center on Saturday when they get a visit from the Nevada Wolf Pack in NCAA basketball action.
The Anteaters are 0-0 so far on the season, and 0-0 ATS vs. the number. The Wolf Pack, meanwhile, are 0-0 and 0-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen UC Irvine go 0-0 and the Wolf Pack go 0-0 on the totals.
The visitors opened as 1.5-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including . The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 51-rated Nevada taking on the No. 193-rated Anteaters in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 2-0 win for the Anteaters on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Wolf Pack rank No. 118 in NCAA Division 1 with 0 per game. That compares with UC Irvine’s No. 118 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where UC Irvine is college basketball's No. 116-ranked team at 0 per game, while the Wolf Pack rate No. 116 with 0 per game.
Defensively, Nevada features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. UC Irvine, meanwhile, comes in at No. 67 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Nevada, they were an 84-56 loser as they battled Stanford on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 6-point underdog. Nevada was crushed on Wednesday, getting blown out by Stanford and falling by an 84-56 score at Maples Pavilion.
UC Irvine was a 68-57 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Long Beach State. They covered the 13-point spread as underdogs. UC Irvine suffered a 68-57 loss against Long Beach State on Friday, getting 15 points from Daman Starring in a losing effort at Honda Center.
Nevada Wolf Pack Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
After a loss are 8-2
UC Irvine Anteaters Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing UCLA are 1-4
After playing Long Beach State are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
A few Wolf Pack at Anteaters trends to consider:
Nevada is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Nevada's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of UC Irvine's last 5 games at home
UC Irvine is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of UC Irvine's last 10 games
UC Irvine is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
Nevada home to CS Fullerton, Friday, November 16
UC Irvine at UCLA, Tuesday, November 13