UCSB vs CSU Bakersfield: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – February 19, 2021

The CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners (14-6) will try to build on a three-game win streak when they visit the UCSB Gauchos (12-1) at 11:00 PM ET on Friday, February 19, 2021 as 8.5-point underdogs. The Gauchos have won 10 games in a row. The matchup has an over/under of 130.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 19, 2021, 2:17 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Gauchos (-8.5)

The DraftKings line for this game has the Gauchos favored by 8.5, while the model predicts they’ll win by slightly more (9.7 points).

Pick OU:
Over (130)

The DraftKings point total for this matchup is just 6.4 points lower than the model projection.

Prediction: UCSB 73, CSU Bakersfield 63

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The Gauchos’ average implied point total this season is 5.9 more points than their implied total in Friday’s game (74.9 implied points on average compared to 69 implied points in this game).
  • So far this season, UCSB has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (69) 12 times.
  • The 69.9-point average implied total on the season for the Roadrunners is 8.9 more points than the team’s 61-point implied total in this matchup.
  • CSU Bakersfield has totaled more than 61 points in 14 games this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

UCSB and CSU Bakersfield Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 8.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Gauchos 7-2 3-1 5-4
Roadrunners 9-5 3-2 7-7

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

Last 5 Games

UCSB CSU Bakersfield
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/13/2021 Hawaii Win 81-74 2/13/2021 UCSD Win 65-50
2/12/2021 Hawaii Win 59-50 2/12/2021 UCSD Win 76-71
1/30/2021 UC Davis Win 89-86 2/6/2021 UC Irvine Win 62-57
1/29/2021 UC Davis Win 72-51 2/5/2021 UC Irvine Loss 70-53
1/23/2021 CSU Northridge Win 80-66 1/30/2021 CSU Fullerton Win 83-73

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