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Cal State Fullerton vs CSUN Pick & Preview: Saturday, January 21st Betting Odds

Titans vs Matadors Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Cal State Fullerton Titans at CSUN Matadors
  • Where: Northridge at Premier America Credit Union
  • Date: Saturday, January 21st
  • Betting Odds: Cal State Fullerton -6.5, CSUFL -295 | CSUNR +234 O/U 126.5

Titans Preview:

Cal State Fullerton will take the floor against the Matadors with an overall record of 10-10. On the road, the Titans will be playing their 11th game of the season, having gone 2-9. So far, the Titans have been favored 5 times, going 3-2 straight up. In today’s matchup, the oddsmakers have Cal State Fullerton as -6.5 point favorites.

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Cal State Fullerton will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Latrell Wrightsell Jr. who is averaging 15.72 points per game for the Titans. Jr. is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Titans’ offensive game plan is the play of Jalen Harris who has hit 37.4% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 14.0 points per game.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for Cal State Fullerton this season, as they are currently ranked 231st in college basketball at 70.3 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Titans’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 33.0%, placing them 322nd in the NCAA.

Matadors Preview:

Coming into today’s matchup, the CSUN Matadors are in the middle of a 8 game losing streak and have an overall record of 3-16. Currently, the Matadors have been the home team 8 times, sitting with a record of 3-5. So far, the Matadors have been the underdog 16 times, going 1-15 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +6.5 underdogs on the spread.

CSUN will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Atin Wright who is averaging 14.0 points per game for the Matadors. Wright is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Matadors’ offensive game plan is the play of Dionte Bostick who has hit 39.0% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 13.32 points per game.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for CSUN this season, as they are currently ranked 441st in college basketball at 61.6 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Matadors’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 30.3%, placing them 452nd in the NCAA.

Free Spread Prediction: Cal State Fullerton Titans -6.5

For this matchup, our college basketball betting model points to their being value in taking the Cal State Fullerton on the spread as -6.5 point favorites over the CSUN Matadors. Not only do we see the team continuing to perform well vs the spread on the road, as the school is 6-4 vs the spread (last 10), they are due to shut down a CSUN unit that struggles with their outside shooting. Look for a good defensive effort to be the key reason that the Titans take care of business and cover as -6.5 point favorites.

 


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