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Jan 5, 10:00 PM | Spanos Center

UC Irvine Anteaters vs Pacific Tigers Odds

4-10TEAM RECORD4-8

Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for UC Irvine when they take on the Tigers on Thursday in college hoops betting action.

The Tigers sit at 4-8 (6-3 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Anteaters are currently 4-10 (7-4-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Pacific is 4-5 OU, and UC Irvine is 6-6 OU.

View UC Irvine vs Pacific Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Anteaters are listed as 3.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Tigers at No. 280 and the Anteaters at No. 114 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 63-60 result in favor of the Anteaters.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Pacific's No. 276 nationally ranked offense (63.1 points per game) against a Anteaters defense that sits as the No. 273 at 71.4 PPG. The Tigers have been averaging 40.2% from the field, more than the Anteaters have managed so far this season (39.9% on average).

Defensively, UC Irvine features the nation's No. 148-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.8 points per game. Pacific, meanwhile, comes in at No. 294 nationally in scoring at home.

UC Irvine was a 74-60 loser in their most recent outing at home against Long Beach State. They failed to cover the 13.5–point spread as underdogs. UC Irvine got 16 points from Derick Flowers but lost anyway, 74-60, to Long Beach State on Monday at Bren Events Center.

Pacific was a 78-73 loser in its last match on the road against CS Fullerton. They covered the 11.5–point spread as underdogs. Pacific suffered a 78-73 loss against CS Fullerton on Monday, getting 19 points from Lorenzo McCloud in a losing effort at Titan Gym.

UC Irvine Anteaters Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing UC Davis are 4-6
After playing Long Beach State are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8

Pacific Tigers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing UC Riverside are 4-6
After playing CS Fullerton are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8

A few Anteaters at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of UC Irvine's last 5 games when playing on the road against Pacific
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of UC Irvine's last 12 games on the road
UC Irvine is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Pacific
UC Irvine is 1-14 SU in its last 15 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pacific's last 5 games when playing at home against UC Irvine
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pacific's last 7 games when playing UC Irvine
Pacific is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Pacific is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing UC Irvine

Next up:
UC Irvine at UC Davis, Saturday, January 7
Pacific home to UC Riverside, Saturday, January 7

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