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UC Davis vs CSUN Pick & Preview: Wednesday, January 11th Betting Odds

Aggies vs Matadors Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: UC Davis Aggies at CSUN Matadors
  • Where: Northridge at Premier America Credit Union
  • Date: Wednesday, January 11th
  • Betting Odds: UC Davis -6, UCDV -263 | CSUNR +210 O/U 139.5

Aggies Preview:

Heading into today’s matchup vs CSUN, the UC Davis Aggies will be taking the floor for the 16th time this season and have an overall record of 8-7. On the road, the Aggies will be playing their 7th game of the season, having gone 2-5. This season, UC Davis has been favored to win in 7 games, sitting with a mark of 5-2. For today’s contest, UC Davis has a betting line set -6 points in their favor.

UC Davis will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Elijah Pepper who is averaging 18.92 points per game for the Aggies. Pepper 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 Aggies’ offensive game plan is the play of Ty Johnson who has hit 48.1% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 16.5 points per game.

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Offensive production has been hard to come by for UC Davis this season, as they are currently ranked 304th in college basketball at 67.8 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 Aggies’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 33.3%, placing them 308th in the NCAA.

Matadors Preview:

CSUN will be looking to pick up a win in today’s game vs UC Davis in order to snap their current 4 game losing streak. Currently, the Matadors have been the home team 6 times, sitting with a record of 3-3. So far, the Matadors have been the underdog 12 times, going 1-11 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +6 underdogs on the spread.

CSUN will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Atin Wright who is averaging 14.73 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 38.9% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 13.2 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: CSUN Matadors +6

In this matchup, between the CSUN Matadors and UC Davis Aggies, we recommend getting a bet down on CSUN to cover the spread as home dogs. Our analysis points to the Matadors’ defense as the key reason that they will cover at +6. Look for UC Davis’ offensive struggles to continue, as their overall field goal percentage is just 229th in college basketball. Although the oddsmakers have UC Davis as the betting favorite, before tip-off we feel good about taking the points with CSUN at home.

 


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