Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Highlanders versus the Titans? Tip off is at at 10:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Titan Gym in Fullerton, CA. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 132.5 points, and Cal State Fullerton is favored by -2.5 to win at home against UC Riverside.

UC RIVERSIDE HIGHLANDERS VS CAL STATE FULLERTON TITANS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Cal State Fullerton Titans -2.5

This game will be played at Titan Gym at 10:00 ET on Thursday, February 15th.

WHY BET THE CAL STATE FULLERTON TITANS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 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 132.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Taking a Look at the Highlanders Chances on the Road

UC Riverside heads into tonight’s game as a 2.5-point underdog, and they are 2-13 as the underdog this season. The Highlanders are 10-15 overall, including a 5-8 mark in Big West play. They have won two straight games, and their last victory came against UC Irvine, 88-78.

On the road this season, UC Riverside is 0-12, and they have lost 12 straight games away from home. For the year, they have been outscored by an average of 13.1 points per game on the road.

As the underdog, UC Riverside has an ATS record of 7-8 this season. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, their ATS mark is 5-5. On the road, the Highlanders are 4-8 vs. the spread this year and 1-4 over their last 5 road games.

Today’s over/under line of 132.5 is lower than the average over/under line in UC Riverside’s games this year (138.6). This season, 16 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-1-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 146 points.

In their latest game, UC Riverside offense put up 88 points against UC Irvine. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 47.5% and made 13 threes. In terms of offense, the Highlanders have a season-long field goal percentage of 38%, putting them 398th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 325th in percentage and 87th in three-pointers made.

At present, the Highlanders’ defense is nationally ranked 144th, allowing 71.2 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.2 threes per game vs. Cal State Fullerton. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 35.0%.

Do the Titans Stand a Chance at Home?

Cal State Fullerton enters tonight’s game as 2.5-point favorites, and they are 4-1 this season when favored. They have gone 3-4 at home this season, including a 6-4 record over their last 10 games.

Overall, the Titans are 11-13 this season, and they have lost three straight games. Their record in Big West play is 4-8, compared to 7-5 in non-conference action.

Cal State Fullerton has an ATS record of 10-12 this season and they are 2-5 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Titans have gone just 4-6 ATS.

Cal State Fullerton has an over/under record of 11-11 this season, and today’s over/under line of 132.5 is lower than the average over/under line of 136.1 in their games. So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 138 points.

In their recent game, the Titans’ offense concluded with 71 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 66.8 points per contest. Max Jones is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 15.4. Meanwhile, DJ Brewton also brings a PPG average of 14.3 into the game.

So far, the Titans’ defense is ranked 79th in the country at 68.1 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Bakersfield, the Roadrunners finished with a field goal percentage of 46% and a total of 73 points vs. Cal State Fullerton.