Who's Playing

UC Irvine @ Santa Clara

Current Records: UC Irvine 3-1; Santa Clara 5-0

What to Know

The Santa Clara Broncos will take on the UC Irvine Anteaters at 7:30 p.m. ET Saturday at Leavey Center. Santa Clara is out to keep their four-game home win streak alive.

It looks like the Broncos got the smaller half of the wishbone at Thanksgiving dinner. They fell to the Fresno State Bulldogs 59-52.

Meanwhile, UC Irvine took their game at home on Saturday with ease, bagging an 82-48 win over the Pepperdine Waves.

Santa Clara is the favorite in this one, with an expected 3.5-point margin of victory. If their 4-0-1 record against the spread is anything to go by, the prospects look good for bets placed on them.

Santa Clara is now a perfect 5-0 while UC Irvine sits at 3-1. Two stats to keep an eye on: The Broncos come into the contest boasting the eighth highest field goal percentage in college basketball at 52.30%. But the Anteaters have been holding their opponents to a field goal percentage of 34.10%, which places them seventh in college basketball. We'll see which of these strengths -- offense or defense -- will win out.

How To Watch

  • When: Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET
  • Where: Leavey Center -- Santa Clara, California
  • Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $6.00

Odds

The Broncos are a 3.5-point favorite against the Anteaters, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 3.5-point spread, and stayed right there.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

UC Irvine have won all of the games they've played against Santa Clara in the last seven years.

  • Nov 15, 2018 - UC Irvine 61 vs. Santa Clara 49
  • Nov 30, 2016 - UC Irvine 58 vs. Santa Clara 55
  • Nov 23, 2015 - UC Irvine 79 vs. Santa Clara 61