Tuesday's game features the UC Irvine Anteaters (3-1) and the Pepperdine Waves (3-2) clashing at Dollar Loan Center in what should be a competitive matchup, with a projected 74-72 victory for UC Irvine according to our computer prediction. Game time is at 8:45 PM ET on November 21.

Based on our computer prediction, Pepperdine projects to cover the 5.5-point spread in its matchup versus UC Irvine. The over/under is listed at 148.5, and the two teams are projected to come in below that total.

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UC Irvine vs. Pepperdine Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Tuesday, November 21, 2023
  • Time: 8:45 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN+
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on ESPN+
  • Where: Henderson, Nevada
  • Venue: Dollar Loan Center
  • Line: UC Irvine -5.5
  • Point Total: 148.5
  • Moneyline (To Win): UC Irvine -250, Pepperdine +200

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UC Irvine vs. Pepperdine Score Prediction

  • Prediction: UC Irvine 73, Pepperdine 72

Spread & Total Prediction for UC Irvine vs. Pepperdine

  • Pick ATS: Pepperdine (+5.5)
  • Pick OU: Under (148.5)

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UC Irvine Performance Insights

  • With 74.8 points scored per game and 67.2 points conceded last year, UC Irvine was 101st in the nation on offense and 88th on defense.
  • Last year, the Anteaters were 61st in the nation in rebounds (33.8 per game) and 155th in rebounds conceded (30.8).
  • At 14.7 assists per game last year, UC Irvine was 62nd in the country.
  • The Anteaters were 210th in the nation in 3-pointers made (7.1 per game) and 22nd-best in 3-point percentage (37.7%) last season.
  • Defensively, UC Irvine was 100th in the nation in 3-pointers conceded per game at 6.6 last season. It was 88th in 3-point percentage conceded at 32.3%.
  • The Anteaters attempted 31.5% percent of their shots from beyond the arc last year, and 68.5% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 25.5% of the Anteaters' buckets were 3-pointers, and 74.5% were 2-pointers.

Pepperdine Performance Insights

  • The Waves' +55 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 11.0 points per game) is a result of putting up 77.2 points per game (160th in college basketball) while giving up 66.2 per outing (117th in college basketball).
  • Pepperdine wins the rebound battle by an average of 10.2 boards. It records 33.8 rebounds per game (178th in college basketball) compared to its opponents' 23.6.
  • Pepperdine hits 6.8 three-pointers per game (222nd in college basketball), 2.0 more than its opponents.
  • Pepperdine forces 12.8 turnovers per game (165th in college basketball) while committing 12.8 (230th in college basketball).

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