The CSUN Matadors (0-6) are off to a slow start and will try to pick up their first victory when they clash against the Green Bay Phoenix (1-3) at Kress Events Center. Action gets underway at 8 p.m. ET on Monday, November 25, 2019.
CSUN Matadors at Green Bay Phoenix Free Preview
The Matadors were beaten by the Colgate Raiders in their last outing, 64-56. Elijah Harkless had a solid performance for CSUN, putting up 10 points and seven rebounds. Colgate had an offensive rebounding percentage of 34.1 (above their season average of 27.0). CSUN, on the other hand, held the Raiders to an effective field goal percentage of 0.431 (below their season average of 0.518).
In the Phoenix’s last matchup, they were beaten by the Wisconsin Badgers, 88-70. With 13 points and six assists, Green Bay’s JayQuan McCloud played well. Wisconsin held the Phoenix to an offensive rebounding percentage of 9.1 (below their season average of 31.0). Green Bay, meanwhile, had a turnover percentage of 12.0 (better than their season average of 18.1).
There could be plenty of transition action in this showdown that features a pair of the country’s more up-and-down teams. Green Bay ranks seventh in possessions per game (76.4) and CSUN is 51st (72.2) dating back to last season.
Since last season, the Matadors have had records of 11-25 straight up (SU) and 10-21-1 against the spread (ATS). Vegas has been fairly accurate when setting the O/U total of CSUN games since last season with 17 unders compared to 15 overs.
The Phoenix, on the other hand, have records of 15-18 SU and 16-14-1 ATS since last season. Over that same time frame, Green Bay’s games have had a tendency to finish over the O/U total (58.1 percent).
CSUN Matadors at Green Bay Phoenix ATS Prediction
College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Green Bay, ATS Winner – Green Bay, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
Green Bay ranks 126th in three pointers attempted per game (23.3) while CSUN ranks 277th (19.6).