Betting on today’s Aggies and Matadors game? Catch the action at Premier America Credit Union in Northridge, CA, as the Matadors hosts this showdown at 10:00 ET on ESPN+. The odds for this Big West conference game currently have CSUN as the -1 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 149 points.

UC DAVIS AGGIES VS CSUN MATADORS BETTING PICK

The Pick: CSUN Matadors -1

This game will be played at Premier America Credit Union at 10:00 ET on Thursday, February 22nd.

WHY BET THE CSUN MATADORS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Matadors.
  • Not only will CSUN pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -1.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 149 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Can the Aggies Grab a Win on the Road?

After 26 games, UC Davis has a record of 15-11. The Aggies are 5-5 on the road and 8-6 overall. Against the spread, UC Davis has compiled a record of 12-12 thus far this season. Over their last five games, the team is 1-4 vs. the spread.

UC Davis comes in with an over/under record of 10-14-0 through 26 games, with their games averaging a combined 139.5 points per game so far. Over the course of the last five games, the Aggies’ games have averaged 135 points per game, along with an over/under record of 1-4.

In their latest game, UC Davis offense put up 61 points against UC Riverside. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 44.4% and made 4 threes. Elijah Pepper is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 21.1 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Ty Johnson brings a PPG average of 16.8 into the game.

Currently, the Aggies’ defense holds the 75th rank in the nation, allowing 67.8 points per game. In their previous game vs. UC Riverside, the Highlanders finished with a field goal percentage of 44% and a total of 67 points vs. UC Davis.

Can CSUN Pull Off a Home Win?

CSUN comes into this game with a 17-10 record after 27 games. On the road, the Matadors are 8-6 this season, and at home they are 7-4. CSUN has a winning record vs. the spread, sitting at 18-7 overall. In their last ten games, CSUN is 4-1 vs. the spread.

CSUN’s games have, on average, featured 149.2 points per game leading to an over/under record of 11-13-1. Their average over/under line is currently 149.1 points so far. The Matadors have an over/under record of 2-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 154 points per game.

The Matadors’ offense wrapped up their last game with 73 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 76.4 points per contest. For the season, the CSUN offense has been one of the more efficient shooting teams in the NCAA with a field goal percentage of 46%. So far, they have hit 51% of their looks from inside the arc, and are averaging 5.1 made three’s per contest.

At this time, the Matadors’ defense is positioned 207th in the country, permitting 73.3 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 8.3 threes per game vs. UC Davis. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 30.0%.