Planning on watching today’s Roadrunners and Titans game? Catch the action at Titan Gym in Fullerton, CA, as the Titans hosts this showdown at 9:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 129.5 points, and Cal State Fullerton is favored by -5 to win at home against Bakersfield.
BAKERSFIELD ROADRUNNERS VS CAL STATE FULLERTON TITANS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Cal State Fullerton Titans -5
This game will be played at Titan Gym at 9:00 ET on Saturday, January 27th.
WHY BET THE CAL STATE FULLERTON TITANS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 79-66 in favor of the Titans.
- Not only will Cal State Fullerton pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 129.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.
Is an Upset Waiting to Happen on the Road?
Despite being the underdog, Bakersfield has performed better as the underdog than the favorite this season. They have gone 3-11 in games as the underdog compared to 3-0 when favored.
On the road, Bakersfield has struggled this year, going just 2-9. Their average scoring margin on the road is -8.9 points per game, compared to +4.5 at home. Over their last ten road games, they are just 2-8.
As the underdog this season, Bakersfield has gone 7-7 against the spread. On the road, the Roadrunners have an ATS mark of 6-5, including a perfect 3-0 mark in their last three road games. Overall, Bakersfield has an ATS record of 9-8.
The over/under record for Bakersfield this season is 11-6 and today’s over/under line of 129.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (136.5). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 124 points compared to their season average of 137.5 points per game.
Against CSUN, the Bakersfield had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 69.3 points per game. They scored 64 points and posted a field goal percentage of 36.2% in the game. Leading the team in scoring was Kaleb Higgins with 19 points. Fidelis Okereke also added 14 points for the Roadrunners.
Currently, the Roadrunners’ defense holds the 90th rank in the nation, allowing 68.7 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Bakersfield’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 39.9% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 31.9% this season.
Will Cal State Fullerton Make it Happen at Home?
Cal State Fullerton has won two straight games to even their record at 10-10. They are 3-5 in Big West play and 7-5 outside of the conference. At home, the Titans are just 2-3 this season, and they have lost three in a row.
For the season, Cal State Fullerton has been favored in three of their 20 games, and they are 3-0 in those contests. The Titans are 5-10 as the underdog, and they have a road record of 6-7 compared to 2-3 at home. Their average scoring margin at home is -1.8, while on the road, it is -7.5.
Cal State Fullerton’s ATS record this season is 8-10, including a 1-4 mark at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Titans are just 4-6 vs. the spread.
Cal State Fullerton’s over/under record this season is 9-9 and today’s over/under line of 129.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season (137.4). So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total in those games is 126 points.
In their recent matchup, the Cal State Fullerton offense ended with 54 points against Cal Poly. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 34.6% and made 2 threes. The top scorer for the Titans was DJ Brewton with 13 points, while Beril Kabamba also chipped in with 10 points.
Coming into today’s game, the Cal State Fullerton defense is giving up an average of 68.2 points per contest. The Cal State Fullerton defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 51 points and allowed Cal Poly to connect on 4 threes.