Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Titans and Tritons. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the Tritons at LionTree Arena in San Diego, CA. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under for this Big West conference contest is set at 139 points, with California-San Diego being favored by -10.5 at home against Cal State Fullerton.

CAL STATE FULLERTON TITANS VS CALIFORNIA-SAN DIEGO TRITONS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Cal State Fullerton Titans +10.5

This game will be played at LionTree Arena at 7:00 ET on Saturday, February 17th.

WHY BET THE CAL STATE FULLERTON TITANS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 81-66 in favor of the Titans.
  • Not only will Cal State Fullerton pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +10.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 139 points, and we like the over with a projected 147 points.

Will Cal State Fullerton Pull Through as the Underdog Road Team?

Cal State Fullerton enters tonight’s game as a +10.5 underdog. They are 5-13 this season as the underdog and have gone 11-14 overall. The Titans have lost four straight games and have a 4-9 record in Big West play.

On the road, Cal State Fullerton is 6-9 this season, and they have gone 5-5 in their last 10 games away from home. So far, they have an average scoring margin of -7.5 on the road.

As the underdog this season, Cal State Fullerton has gone 8-10 vs. the spread. On the road, the Titans are 8-7 ATS, and over their last 10 road games, they have a mark of 6-4 vs. the spread. In their last 3 road games, Fullerton is 1-2 ATS.

This season, the over/under record for Cal State Fullerton sits at 12-11, and today’s line of 139 is higher than the average OU line in their games (136). So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 142.

The Cal State Fullerton offense is coming off a game in which they scored 73 points vs. UC Riverside. Overall their field goal percentage was 42.9% while connecting on 8 threes. Offensively, the Titans hold a season-long field goal percentage of 42%, placing them 323rd in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 303rd in terms of percentage and 312nd in three-pointers made.

Currently, the Titans’ defense holds the 91st rank in the nation, allowing 68.6 points per game. The Cal State Fullerton defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 81 points and allowed UC Riverside to connect on 8 threes.

Can the Tritons Lock in a Home Win?

California-San Diego comes into this game as the favorite, as they have been in 14 of their 25 games this season. They have gone 11-3 in those games, and they have been even better at home, where they have a record of 9-2 this season.

Overall, the Tritons are 16-9, and they have won their last six games. They are coming off a 61-46 win over UC Santa Barbara. At home, they have gone 8-2 in their last 10 games.

As the favorite this season, UC San Diego has an ATS record of 10-4. At home, the Tritons are 9-2 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, UCSD has gone 7-3 ATS.

This season, the over/under record for California-San Diego games is 10-12-1. So far, the average point total in their games is 141.6. Today’s over/under line of 139 is lower than the average OU line in their games this season (143.5). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average point total in those games is 149 points.

In contrast to their season average of 76.8 points per game, the California-San Diego had a below average performance. They scored 61 points against UC Santa Barbara and had a field goal percentage of 39.1%. In terms of offense, the Tritons have a season-long field goal percentage of 45%, putting them 146th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 144th in percentage and 28th in three-pointers made.

Coming into today’s game, the California-San Diego defense is giving up an average of 66.7 points per contest. The California-San Diego defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 46 points and allowed UC Santa Barbara to connect on 4 threes.