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UC Irvine vs Cal State Fullerton Pick & Preview: Thursday, January 26th Betting Odds
Anteaters vs Titans Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: UC Irvine Anteaters at Cal State Fullerton Titans
- Where: Fullerton at Titan Gym
- Date: Thursday, January 26th
- Betting Odds: UC Irvine -2, UCIRV -138 | CSUFL +112 O/U 134.5
UC Irvine will take the floor against the Titans with an overall record of 13-6. On the road, the Anteaters will be playing their 10th game of the season, having gone 7-3. This season, UC Irvine has been favored to win in 13 games, sitting with a mark of 10-3. For today’s contest, UC Irvine has a betting line set -2 points in their favor.
UC Irvine’s leading scorer this season is Dawson Baker, who is averaging 14.42 points per contest. So far, Baker has accounted for 18.66% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 3.37 rebounds per game and 0.89 assists. DJ Davis is the second leading scorer for the Anteaters, averaging 14.0 points per game. Between him and Davis, they are accounting for 36.8% of the team’s scoring.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for UC Irvine this season, as they are currently ranked 351st in college basketball at 66.2 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 Anteaters’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 32.5%, placing them 346th in the NCAA.
Cal State Fullerton will take the floor against the Anteaters with an overall record of 10-11. So far this season, Cal State Fullerton has played 9 games at home, sitting with a record of 8-1. For the season, Cal State Fullerton has been the underdog in 13 games, sitting with a mark of 5-8. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Titans being +2 point underdogs.
Cal State Fullerton’s leading scorer this season is Jalen Harris, who is averaging 14.14 points per contest. So far, Harris has accounted for 20.3% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 2.43 rebounds per game and 2.29 assists. Latrell Wrightsell Jr. is the second leading scorer for the Titans, averaging 15.72 points per game. Between him and Jr., they are accounting for 39.6% of the team’s scoring.
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.
Free Spread Prediction: Cal State Fullerton Titans +2
In this matchup, between the Cal State Fullerton Titans and UC Irvine Anteaters, we recommend getting a bet down on Cal State Fullerton to cover the spread as home dogs. Our analysis points to the Titans’ defense as the key reason that they will cover at +2. Look for UC Irvine’s offensive struggles to continue, as their overall field goal percentage is just 207th in college basketball. Although the oddsmakers have UC Irvine as the betting favorite, before tip-off we feel good about taking the points with Cal State Fullerton at home.