UC Irvine vs Cal Poly: Big West Tournament Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 11, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 11, 2021

The No. 2 seed UC Irvine Anteaters (16-8) are favored by  in the Big West Tournament quarterfinals over the No. 10 seed Cal Poly Mustangs (4-19). The teams will hit the court Thursday at 8:00 PM ET live on ESPN3, with the winner moving closer to a guaranteed spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 11, 2021, 2:10 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

UC Irvine Betting Information

  • The Anteaters have covered the spread more often than not this season, earning a record ATS of 9-7-1.
  • The Anteaters have a winning record against the spread when favored by 15 points or more, going 2-0 this season.
  • The Anteaters and their opponents have gone over the set total in only 7 of 17 games this season (41.2%).
  • The Anteaters defeated Long Beach State 73-58 and covered the spread as 8.5-point favorites, while falling short of the 141.5 point total in their last contest on Saturday. Dawson Baker totaled a team-high 14 points in the victory.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

UC Irvine Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Collin Welp 24 14.8 7.7 1.5 1.3 0.7 0.8
Dawson Baker 22 10.6 2.0 1.4 1.0 0.1 0.9
Brad Greene 24 9.6 7.5 0.8 0.6 1.8 0.0
DJ Davis 22 9.0 1.1 2.1 0.8 0.0 1.0
JC Butler 24 5.5 2.5 0.8 0.9 0.0 0.4

Cal Poly Betting Information

  • The Mustangs hold a losing record ATS this season, covering eight times and failing to cover 11 times.
  • 31.6% of Cal Poly’s 19 games this season have gone over the over/under.
  • The Mustangs defeated CSU Fullerton 87-82 and covered the spread as 6-point underdogs, while hitting the over on the 140 point total on Tuesday in their most recent game. Colby Rogers totaled a team-high 21 points to lead them to the victory.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Cal Poly Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Alimamy Koroma 21 13.3 5.6 0.5 0.3 1.0 0.8
Colby Rogers 18 12.2 3.6 2.2 1.1 0.2 1.7
Mark Crowe 23 7.3 2.5 1.0 1.0 0.3 2.0
Brantly Stevenson 21 6.8 2.9 2.0 0.9 0.2 0.8
Keith Smith 22 5.6 2.8 3.9 1.4 0.1 0.5

Total Facts

  • UC Irvine’s games this year have gone over the point total for Thursday’s matchup (126.5 points) in 17 out of 24 opportunities (70.8% of matchups).
  • In 15 out of Cal Poly’s 23 games this year (65.2%), the competing teams scored more points than the point total in Thursday’s matchup.
  • The Anteaters average 73 points per game against the Mustangs’ 62, amounting to 8.5 points over the game’s over/under of 126.5.
  • These two teams give up a combined 134.8 points per game, 8.3 more than this contest’s over/under.
  • This season, the average total for Anteaters games is 136.3 points, 9.8 more than the over/under of 126.5 points for this contest.
  • Mustangs games have a total points bet of 133.4 points this season, 6.9 points more than the over/under for this contest.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/23/2021 UC Irvine UC Irvine -16.5 132 -2378 +1078 Regular Season 67-44 UC IRV
1/22/2021 UC Irvine UC Irvine -16 135.5 -2381 +1028 Regular Season 68-49 UC IRV
2/27/2020 UC Irvine Cal Poly -11.5 137 -842 +546 Regular Season 82-76 UC IRV
1/25/2020 N/A UC Irvine N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 74-67 UC IRV

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