Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Matadors versus the Titans? Tip off is at at 9:00 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 Big West conference contest is set at 147 points, with Cal State Fullerton being favored by -2.5 at home against CSUN.

CSUN MATADORS VS CAL STATE FULLERTON TITANS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Cal State Fullerton Titans -2.5

This game will be played at Titan Gym at 9:00 ET on Saturday, February 24th.

WHY BET THE CAL STATE FULLERTON TITANS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Titans.
  • Not only will Cal State Fullerton pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -2.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 147 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Do the Matadors Have a Shot at a Road Win?

CSUN enters this game with a record of 17-11 and has gone 8-8 in Big West play. They have lost two games in a row, including a 66-65 loss to UC Davis in their most recent game.

On the road this season, the Matadors have gone 8-6, and they have gone 5-5 in their last 10 games away from home. For the year, they have been outscored by an average of 0.8 points per game on the road.

As the underdog, CSUN has a solid ATS record of 10-4 this season. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Matadors have gone 6-4 vs. the spread. On the road, CSUN has an ATS record of 11-3 this year and they have gone 7-3 in their last 10 road games vs. the spread.

CSUN’s over/under record this season is 11-14-1 and today’s line of 147 is lower than the average over/under line of 149.1 in their games. So far, 12 of their games have had lower scoring than 147 points. In their last three games, the average scoring total is 145 points and their OU record over their last 10 games is 3-6-1.

Coming off their recent game, the CSUN offense tallied 65 points in a matchup against UC Davis. Their field goal percentage for the game was 44.2%, and they made 3 threes. On the offensive front, the Matadors have a season-long field goal percentage of 46%, ranking 125th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 261st in terms of percentage and 352nd in three-pointers made.

Currently, the Matadors’ defense holds the 198th rank in the nation, allowing 73.0 points per game. The CSUN defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 66 points and allowed UC Davis to connect on 3 threes.

Is A Home Victory Likely for Favored Cal State Fullerton?

Cal State Fullerton is 12-15 overall and 5-10 in Big West play. They have gone 4-5 at home this season, and they are 5-1 when favored.

Over their last ten games at home, the Titans are 5-5, and they are coming off a 68-50 win over Cal Poly. On the season, they have a scoring differential of +1.2 at home.

Cal State Fullerton has an ATS record of 12-13 this season and they are 3-6 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Titans are 5-5 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 147 for the Cal State Fullerton vs CSUN game is higher than the average over/under line in their games this season (135.9). So far, 19 of their games have finished with less points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 139 points.

In their most recent game, the Titans’ offense tallied 68 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 67.1 points per game. The team’s top scorer is DJ Brewton, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 15.1, while Max Jones also carries a PPG average of 15.2 into the game.

So far, the Titans’ defense is ranked 78th in the country at 68.2 points per contest. In their most recent game, the Cal State Fullerton defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as Cal Poly knocked down 12 three-pointers on their way to 50 points.