UC Riverside Highlanders vs UC Davis Aggies Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner

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Feb 28, 11:00 PM | Student Center

UC Davis Aggies vs UC Riverside Highlanders Odds

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UC Davis pays a visit to UC Riverside on Thursday, hoping to send the Highlanders to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Student Center.

UC Riverside battles the Aggies, currently sitting with a 12-14 mark (13-11-2 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 10-10 for the Highlanders and 9-14 for the Aggies.

View UC Davis vs UC Riverside Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the UC Riverside Highlanders as 3.5-point underdogs in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 291-rated Highlanders and the No. 258-ranked Aggies, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 67-60 result in favor of the Aggies.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits UC Riverside's No. 328-ranked offense, averaging 59.3 PPG, against a Aggies defense that ranks No. 308 at 72.7 PPG. The Highlanders field goal percentage has averaged 41.9% so far, less than the Aggies marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.7% per game.

Defensively, UC Davis features the nation's No. 251-rated defense on the road, allowing 72.7 points per game. UC Riverside, meanwhile, comes in at No. 303 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for UC Davis, they were a 79-78 winner as they battled Northern Colorado at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 6-point favorite. Corey Hawkins went off for 34 points and added 6 rebounds for good measure, leading UC Davis to a 79-78 win over Northern Colorado on Saturday at UC Davis Pavilion.

Last time out for UC Riverside, they were a 66-58 loser as they battled Portland State on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 6-point underdog. The Highlanders got 22 points from Chris Patton, but it was Portland State that prevailed in a 66-58 final on Saturday at Stott Center.

UC Davis Aggies Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing CS Fullerton are 6-4
After playing Northern Colorado are 0-1
After a win are 3-7

UC Riverside Highlanders Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Pacific are 3-7
After playing Portland State are 0-1
After a loss are 2-8

A few Aggies at Highlanders trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of UC Davis's last 7 games on the road
UC Davis is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games on the road
UC Davis is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against UC Riverside
UC Riverside is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against UC Davis
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of UC Riverside's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of UC Riverside's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of UC Riverside's last 9 games when playing UC Davis

Next up:
UC Davis home to CS Fullerton, Saturday, March 2
UC Riverside home to Pacific, Saturday, March 2

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