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UC Davis Aggies vs Pacific Tigers Odds
The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Pacific and UC Davis on Saturday, with the host Tigers trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
Pacific will face the 8-11 Aggies, who own a 9-8-2 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Tigers are 9-7 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Aggies are 8-8 favoring the OVER.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Pacific sat as 10.5-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Tigers - Aggies odds would favor the Tigers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Pacific is rated No. 171 in the current Odds Shark poll, while UC Davis is at No. 255. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 74-69 win for the Tigers.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Aggies rank No. 232 in NCAA Division 1 with 33.6 per game. That compares with Pacific’s No. 305 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Pacific is college basketball's No. 160-ranked team at 6.2 per game, while the Aggies rate No. 21 with 8.3 per game.
Defensively, UC Davis features the nation's No. 280-rated defense on the road, allowing 74.6 points per game. Pacific, meanwhile, comes in at No. 126 nationally in scoring at home.
UC Davis won its last outing, a 79-72 result against UC Riverside on January 26. They earned a push in that game as a 7-point favorite. The Aggies got 20 points from J.T. Adenrele as UC Davis ran past UC Riverside 79-72 on Saturday at UC Davis Pavilion.
Pacific was a 71-67 winner in its last match at home against CS Fullerton. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as favorites. The Tigers grabbed a 71-67 win over the Titans on Saturday, behind a 14-point effort from Lorenzo McCloud at Spanos Center.
UC Davis Aggies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Santa Barbara are 5-5
After playing UC Riverside are 5-5
After a win are 3-7
Pacific Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Cal Poly are 7-3
After playing CS Fullerton are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
UC Davis at Santa Barbara, Thursday, February 7
Pacific at Cal Poly, Thursday, February 7