UC Irvine Anteaters vs. Long Beach State Beach 3/5/2021 Betting Preview: Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on March 5, 2021

The Long Beach State Beach (5-9) host the UC Irvine Anteaters (14-8) as 9.5-point underdogs after Michael Carter III put up 20 points in the Beach 79-76 loss to Hawaii. The matchup airs on ESPN3 at 7:00 PM ET on Friday, March 5, 2021. The matchup’s point total is set at 142.

Betting Information

UC Irvine vs Long Beach State Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
UC Irvine -9.5 -110 -110 142 -109 -113 -521 377

Computer Picks

Computer picks for UC Irvine vs Long Beach State
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Long Beach State (+9.5) Over (142) UC Irvine 76 Long Beach State 67

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Total Facts

  • The Anteaters and their opponents have totaled at least 142 points — this matchup’s over/under — in eight of 22 outings (36.4%) this season.
  • Long Beach State and its opponents have added up to score more than 142 points in 85.7% of their games this year (12 of 14 opportunities).
  • The two teams average a combined 4.6 more points per game (146.6) than this game’s over/under of 142 points.
  • Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 144 points per game, two more than the point total in this game.
  • The average point total in Anteaters games this season is 5.5 less points than the total of 142 in this matchup.
  • Beach games this year have averaged an over/under of 154.1 points, 12.1 more than the point total in this matchup.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The Anteaters record 7.6 fewer points per game (73) than the Beach give up (80.6).
  • When UC Irvine puts up more than 80.6 points, it is 4-0 overall and 1-0 against the spread.
  • Long Beach State has a 5-4 record against the spread and a 3-8 record overall when allowing more than 73 points.
  • The Beach score 10.2 more points per game (73.6) than the Anteaters allow their opponents to score (63.4).
  • When it scores more than 63.4 points, Long Beach State is 6-0 against the spread and 5-7 overall.
  • UC Irvine has a 1-4 record overall and an ATS record of 1-4 in games when its opponents put up more than 73.6 points.
  • The Anteaters have out-scored their opponents by a total of 212 points this season (9.6 points per game on average), and opponents of the Beach have out-scored them by 98 more points on the year (seven per game).

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UC Irvine Betting Information

  • Against the spread, UC Irvine has been strong this season, posting a 9-8 record.
  • When favored by at least 9.5 points, the Anteaters have fared well against the spread, putting together a 4-1 record.
  • More often than not, UC Irvine and its foes have united to reach the over, cashing in on 9 of 17 chances this season.

Long Beach State Betting Information

  • The Beach have an even record against the spread, going 6-6 ATS.
  • In the majority of Long Beach State’s games this season, the teams have combined to hit the over (9 out of 12 games, 75%).

Head to Head

UC Irvine vs Long Beach State (Last 4 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/19/2020 UC Irvine -15 142.5 -1680 +883 Regular Season 70-55 UCI
1/22/2020 UC Irvine -10 142 -569 +400 Regular Season 63-56 LBST
2/2/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 82-80 UCI
1/16/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 80-70 LBST

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UC Irvine Leaders

  • The Anteaters leader in points and rebounds is Collin Welp, who scores 14.9 points and grabs 7.7 rebounds per game.
  • Isaiah Lee is UC Irvine’s best passer, distributing 2.2 assists per game while scoring 4.9 PPG.
  • Jeron Artest leads the Anteaters in three-point shooting with an average of 1.0 three per game.
  • The UC Irvine steals leader is Welp, who averages 1.4 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Brad Greene, who compiles 1.7 rejections per contest.

Long Beach State Leaders

  • Isaiah Washington’s points (14.8 per game) and assists (4.3 per game) stat lines give him the top rebounding and assists spots on the Beach’s leaderboards.
  • Chance Hunter is at the top of the Long Beach State rebounding leaderboard with 5.6 rebounds per game. He also notches 12.1 points and adds 1.3 assists per game.
  • Jadon Jones provides the bulk of the Beach’s three-point shooting production. He hits 1.6 threes per game to pace the team.
  • Michael Carter III (1.3 steals per game) and Joe Hampton (1.0 block per game) pace the Beach in steals and blocks, respectively.
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