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NCAA Basketball Odds: Oakland Golden Grizzlies vs UIC Flames

Oakland takes to the basketball court against UIC on Sunday, hoping to send the Flames to a loss while covering the college basketball betting point spread at UIC Pavilion.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the UIC Flames betting line as 9.5-point underdogs in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over/under total value at TopBet.

Oakland Golden Grizzlies vs UIC Flames Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The UIC Flames bring a 8-7 record (8-4 ATS) to this tilt against the 13-3 Golden Grizzlies, who are 7-5-1 ATS. Those OVER/UNDER betting have witnessed UIC go 7-5 so far and the Oakland Golden Grizzlies go 2-10-1.

The Flames - Golden Grizzlies odds would favor the Golden Grizzlies if the lines were set according to our power ranks. UIC is rated No. 167 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Oakland is at No. 32.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up UIC's No. 57 nationally ranked offense (79.33 points per game) against a Oakland Golden Grizzlies defense that sits as the No. 74 at 67.25 PPG. The UIC Flames have been averaging 47.25% from the field, more than the Golden Grizzlies have managed so far this season (44.86% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Oakland earned a 78-66 victory over Valparaiso on Friday, getting 25 points from Martez Walker at Athletics-Recreation Center.

The Flames got 16 points from Tarkus Ferguson as UIC ran past Detroit 78-64 on Friday at UIC Pavilion.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Oakland is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games
  • Oakland is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games on the road
  • UIC is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • UIC is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Oakland
  • UIC is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing Oakland
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of UIC's last 5 games when playing Oakland

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland home to Detroit, Friday, January 13th
UIC at Cleveland State, Thursday, January 12th