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Howard vs. UC Santa Barbara Prediction, Odds, College Basketball Picks [12/20/2023]

Howard vs. UC Santa Barbara Prediction, Odds, College Basketball Picks  [12/20/2023]

UC Santa Barbara and Howard will meet in College Basketball action at Thunderdome-UC Santa Barbara Events Center on Wednesday, starting at 10:00PM ET.

Dimers.com's in-depth betting preview for Wednesday's Howard vs. UC Santa Barbara matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

Howard vs. UC Santa Barbara Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Spread

We have used powerful machine learning and statistics to simulate the outcome of Wednesday's College Basketball matchup between Howard and UC Santa Barbara 10,000 times, in line with our coverage of College Basketball picks.

Our popular predictive analytics model currently gives UC Santa Barbara a 78% chance of beating Howard, and our predicted final score has UC Santa Barbara winning 78-70.

According to our model, Howard (+9.5) has a 57% chance of covering the spread, while the 148.5-point Over/Under has a 54% chance of going under.

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Howard vs. UC Santa Barbara Odds

We have researched the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Howard UC Santa Barbara
Spread +9.5 (-115) -9.5 (-105)
Moneyline +360 -430
Total o148.5 (-115) u148.5 (-105)
  • UC Santa Barbara is currently the -9.5 favorite versus Howard, with -105 at BetMGM Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the underdog Howard (+9.5) to cover the spread, BetMGM also has the best odds currently on offer at -115.
  • FanDuel Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for UC Santa Barbara at -430. That means you can risk $430 to win $100 for a total payout of $530 if it gets the W.
  • Meanwhile, BetMGM currently has the best moneyline odds for Howard at +360, where you can bet $100 to profit $360, earning a total payout of $460 if it wins.
  • The Over/Under sits at 148.5 with FanDuel, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -115, as well as the best odds for the Under at -105.

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

As always, check out the sportsbooks you have access to in your state for the best College Basketball odds and lines.

Howard vs. UC Santa Barbara Picks

By comparing our predictions to the odds listed above, we have found the best betting picks for this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Spread Howard +9.5 -115
Moneyline Howard +360
Total Under 148.5 -105


While UC Santa Barbara is more likely to win the game, betting on Howard moneyline is the best option because of the edge found when comparing our data-led probabilities to the sportsbooks' odds currently available.

Taking advantage of the edges seen here at Dimers is pivotal to being profitable in the long run.

Dimers' best College Basketball bets are based on detailed modeling and betting intelligence to bring you the best possible plays every time.

Remember, our model updates regularly, so check this article for any changes to our betting insights ahead of Howard vs. UC Santa Barbara on Wednesday December 20, 2023.

Howard vs. UC Santa Barbara Game Information

Wednesday's matchup between UC Santa Barbara and Howard in College Basketball at Thunderdome-UC Santa Barbara Events Center is scheduled to start at 10:00PM ET.

  • Who: Howard vs. UC Santa Barbara
  • Date: Wednesday December 20, 2023
  • Time: 10:00PM ET / 7:00PM PT
  • Venue: Thunderdome-UC Santa Barbara Events Center


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