Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Mustangs versus the Titans? Tip off is at at 10:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Titan Gym in Fullerton, CA. The over/under for this game is set at 131 points, and Cal State Fullerton is favored by -9.5 vs. Cal Poly in a Big West conference matchup.

CAL POLY MUSTANGS VS CAL STATE FULLERTON TITANS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Cal Poly Mustangs +9.5

This game will be played at Titan Gym at 10:00 ET on Thursday, February 22nd.

WHY BET THE CAL POLY MUSTANGS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-69 in favor of the Titans.
  • Even though we have Cal State Fullerton winning straight-up, we like Cal Poly at +9.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 131 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.

Will the Mustangs Pull Through as the Away Underdog?

Cal Poly comes into their 27th game of the year with an overall record of 4-22. In road games, the Mustangs have a record of 1-13. At home, they are 2-9. Heading into today’s game, Cal Poly’s ATS record is 11-14, while their performance in the last five games shows a 2-3 record against the spread.

Cal Poly comes in with an over/under record of 12-11-2 through 26 games, with their games averaging a combined 135 points per game so far. When assessing the Mustangs’ performance in their last three games, their over/under record stands at 3-0, with their games averaging 139 points per game.

Against Hawaii, the Cal Poly had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 62.4 points per game. They scored 51 points and posted a field goal percentage of 27.6% in the game. Quentin Jones led the team in scoring, putting up 11 points. Additionally, Tuukka Jaakkola contributed 10 points for the Mustangs.

Cal Poly’s defense is currently in line with the NCAA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 72.8 points per game. Cal Poly will look once again to perform well on defense, holding Hawaii to just 27% shooting in their most recent game.

Can the Titans Hold Strong at Home?

Cal State Fullerton currently has a record of 11-15 after playing 26 games. In their last ten home games, which includes some from last year, Cal State Fullerton has a 5-5 record. Cal State Fullerton’s record vs. the spread heading into today’s game stands at 11-13. Over their last ten games, they have gone 2-3 vs. the spread.

After 26 games, Cal State Fullerton has an over/under record of 13-11-0, with their games averaging a combined 135.6 points per game so far. The Titans’ last five games have culminated with an average of 142 points per game and an over/under record of 4-1.

In their recent game, the Titans’ offense concluded with 69 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 67.1 points per contest. Max Jones is leading the team in scoring at 15.2 points per contest. DJ Brewton has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 14.9 going into the game.

Currently, the Titans’ defense holds the 95th rank in the nation, allowing 68.9 points per game. The Cal State Fullerton defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 76 points and allowed California-San Diego to connect on 8 threes.