Youngstown State Penguins vs. UIC Flames: 2/25/2021 Betting Trends, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line and Preview

Written by on February 25, 2021

The UIC Flames (9-12) are 4.5-point underdogs as they look to stop a five-game road slide when they square off against the Youngstown State Penguins (14-11) on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at Beeghly Center. The matchup airs at 8:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The over/under is 140 in the matchup.

Betting Information

Youngstown State vs UIC Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Youngstown State -4.5 -113 -109 140 -109 -112 -209 168

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Computer picks for Youngstown State vs UIC
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Youngstown State (-4.5) Over (140) Youngstown State 74 UIC 70

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Total Facts

  • In 80% of their games this year (20 of 25 chances), the Penguins and their opponents have recorded more than this matchup’s over/under of 140 points.
  • UIC and its opponents have added up to score at least 140 points in 47.6% of their games this season (10 of 21 chances).
  • The two teams average a combined 2.2 more points per game (142.2) than this game’s total of 140 points.
  • The Penguins and the Flames have seen their opponents average a combined 4.4 more points per game than the over/under of 140 set in this matchup.
  • The average total the Penguins have had set in games this year is 6.3 more points than this outing’s point total.
  • The average over/under for Flames games this season is 0.4 more points than the point total of 140 in this outing.

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Youngstown State Betting Information

  • Youngstown State has not performed well against the spread this season, posting a 9-11-1 record.
  • When favored by at least 4.5 points, the Penguins have put together a 3-3-1 record ATS.
  • The Penguins and their opponents have gone over the total in 12 of 21 games (57.1%) this season.

UIC Betting Information

  • The Flames have a 9-12 record against the spread, covering in only 42.9% of their games.
  • The Flames have not fared well as a 4.5-point underdog, going 0-1 against the spread when they are at least 4.5-point underdogs.
  • The Flames and their opponents have hit the over in fewer than half of their games this year — 9 of 21 (42.9%).

Head to Head

Youngstown State vs UIC (Last 7 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/23/2021 Youngstown State -1 141 -116 -105 Regular Season 85-77 YNGST
1/22/2021 UIC -1.5 141.5 -125 +103 Regular Season 67-66 UIC
3/5/2020 UIC -3 135.5 -160 +132 Conference Tournament 67-61 UIC
1/30/2020 Youngstown State -3 140.5 -155 +126 Regular Season 90-83 UIC
12/30/2019 UIC -4 140 -186 +153 Regular Season 70-64 YNGST
2/16/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 81-73 YNGST
1/10/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 78-63 UIC

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Youngstown State Leaders

  • The scoring leader for the Penguins this season is Naz Bohannon, who averages 16.7 points, 8.2 rebounds, and 2.7 assists per game.
  • Michael Akuchie leads Youngstown State in rebounding, averaging 8.2 per game, while Shemar Rathan-Mayes leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 3.6 in each contest.
  • Rathan-Mayes hits more threes per game than any other member of the Penguins, knocking down shots from deep at a clip of 1.6 per contest.
  • The Youngstown State steals leader is Darius Quisenberry, who averages 1.6 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Akuchie, who compiles 0.6 rejections per contest.

UIC Leaders

  • Teyvion Kirk is atop almost all of the Flames’ leaderboards by putting up 14.3 points, 6.8 rebounds and 5.7 assists per game.
  • Jamie Ahale leads his teammates on the Flames with 2.1 made threes per game.
  • UIC’s leader in steals is Kirk (0.9 per game), and its leader in blocks is Rob Howard Jr. (0.9 per game).
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