UC Irvine Hawaii Betting Preview
Hawaii Warriors vs UC Irvine Anteaters Odds
Bren Events Center will host UC Irvine Anteaters vs. Hawaii Warriors action on Wednesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
The Anteaters are 7-9 so far on the season, and 6-8 ATS vs. the number. The Warriors, meanwhile, are 9-5 and 5-6 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen UC Irvine go 3-5 and the Warriors go 3-6 on the totals.
The visitors opened as 7-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Anteaters, most recently No. 19 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Warriors, who rate No. 148 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 76-74 victory for the Anteaters.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature UC Irvine's No. 13-rated squad against Hawaii's No. 18-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, UC Irvine rates No. 143 in the country with 6.4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 129 nationally with 6.5 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Hawaii owns the country's No. 294-rated mark, allowing 77 points per game on the highway. UC Irvine, on the other hand, rates No. 45 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Hawaii was a 76-61 winner at home against UC Riverside. They covered the 11.5-point spread as favorites. Hawaii got 21 points from Brandon Jawato en route to a 76-61 victory over UC Riverside on Saturday at Stan Sheriff Center.
UC Irvine was a 72-67 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Cal Poly. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as underdogs. The Anteaters got 16 points from Adam Folker, but it was Cal Poly that prevailed in a 72-67 final on Saturday at Mott Gymnasium.
Hawaii Warriors Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Long Beach State are 2-2
After playing UC Riverside are 0-2
After a win are 4-6
UC Irvine Anteaters Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing CS Northridge are 7-3
After playing Cal Poly are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few Warriors at Anteaters trends to consider:
Hawaii is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Hawaii is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
UC Irvine is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
UC Irvine is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
Hawaii at Long Beach State, Saturday, January 12
UC Irvine home to CS Northridge, Saturday, January 12