The Santa Clara Broncos (7-1) will try to lengthen a seven-game home winning streak when they clash against the Cal State Fullerton Titans (3-4) at Leavey Center. Tip-off is set for 6:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, November 30, 2019.
Cal State Fullerton Titans vs. Santa Clara Broncos ATS Preview
The last time the Titans played, they lost a close one to the Denver Pioneers, 65-62. Cal State Fullerton’s Davon Clare finished with 12 points and six assists in the game. Denver did an excellent job of converting from the free throw line (23-28; 82.1 percent). Cal State Fullerton, meanwhile, held the Pioneers to an effective field goal percentage of 0.420 (below the 0.494 mark opponents have averaged against Cal State Fullerton this season).
The Broncos come in on a high note after topping the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks in their last matchup, 87-75. Santa Clara was lifted by Trey Wertz, who was the top scorer from either team with 24 points on 8-for-9 shooting. Santa Clara played a nearly flawless game. They had an offensive rebounding percentage of 14.3 (below their season average of 25.3) and an effective field goal percentage of 0.661 (above their season average of 0.558). For those same stats, Southeast Missouri State recorded marks of 10.0 and 0.500, respectively.
From an effective field goal percentage perspective, Santa Clara should have a substantial edge. Dating back to the 2018-19 season, the Broncos defense ranks 58th in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.476), while the Cal State Fullerton offense ranks 256th in effective field goal percentage (0.494).
In terms of the O/U total, these teams are complete opposites. Cal State Fullerton games have finished under 100.0 percent of the time, while games involving Santa Clara have gone over 60.0 percent of the time. The Broncos have the better straight up (SU) record (7-1 vs. 3-4), but the Titans hold the clear advantage against the spread (ATS) (2-3 vs. 2-3).
Cal State Fullerton Titans at Santa Clara Broncos Odds Prediction
Free Prediction: SU Winner – Santa Clara, ATS Winner – Santa Clara, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
Cal State Fullerton ranks 148th in rebounds per game (35.9) while Santa Clara ranks 244th (33.9).