Planning on watching today’s Gauchos and Titans game? Catch the action at Titan Gym in Fullerton, CA, as the Titans hosts this showdown at 9:00 ET on ESPN+. In this Big West matchup, UC Santa Barbara is favored by -1 vs. Cal State Fullerton. The over/under for the game is 139.5 points.

UC SANTA BARBARA GAUCHOS VS CAL STATE FULLERTON TITANS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Cal State Fullerton Titans +1

This game will be played at Titan Gym at 9:00 ET on Saturday, March 2nd.

WHY BET THE CAL STATE FULLERTON TITANS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Titans.
  • Not only will Cal State Fullerton pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +1.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 139.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.

Is a Win at Fullerton Possible for the Gauchos?

UC Santa Barbara comes into this game as the favorite, as they have been in 16 of their 27 games this season. They have a record of 9-7 in those games, and they will look to improve on that mark against Cal State Fullerton.

On the road this season, the Gauchos have gone 6-6, and they have a scoring differential of -0.1 points per game. Over their last 10 games away from home, they have a record of 5-5.

UC Santa Barbara has an ATS record of 9-15-1 this season and they are 5-10-1 vs. the spread when favored. On the road, the Gauchos are 6-6 ATS and over their last 10 games as the favorite, they have gone 4-6 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for UC Santa Barbara games is 15-10. So far, the average over/under line in their games is 145, and the average scoring total is 145.2. Today’s over/under line of 139.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games. Their last three games have had an average scoring total of 151 points, and their over/under record in their last 10 games is 7-3.

UC Santa Barbara’s offense had a good outing, putting up 83 points against Cal Poly. They achieved a 55.1% field goal percentage and went 26/33 from the free-throw line. Ajay Mitchell was the leading scorer for the Gauchos, putting up 22 points. In addition, Yohan Traore contributed 19 points.

So far, the Gauchos’ defense is ranked 182nd in the country at 72.6 points per contest. So far, the UC Santa Barbara defense is giving up an average of 7.6 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12.3 times per game (634th).

Can Cal State Fullerton Secure a Home Victory?

Cal State Fullerton is 4-6 at home this season, and they are 6-14 when they are the underdog. They have played 29 games this year, going 13-16 overall and 6-11 in Big West Conference play. Over their last ten games at home, the Titans have a record of 4-6.

In their most recent game, Cal State Fullerton defeated Long Beach State by a score of 76-71. This season, they have been the underdog 20 times, going 6-14 in those games. Their average scoring margin at home this year is +0.6 points per game.

Cal State Fullerton has an ATS record of 13-14 this season and they are 10-10 vs. the spread when listed as the underdog. Their home ATS mark is just 3-7 and they have gone 2-7 vs. the number in their last 10 games at home. As the underdog, the Titans have gone 5-5 in their last 10 games vs. the spread.

Cal State Fullerton’s over/under record for the season sits at 14-13 and the average over/under line in their games is 136.6. So far, 13 of their games have finished with more points than today’s over/under line of 139.5. In their last three games, the average scoring total is 130 points and their over/under record over their last 10 games is 5-5.

Cal State Fullerton recently showcased a strong offensive performance, scoring 76 points against Long Beach State. This output exceeded their season average of 67.2 points per game. Leading the team in scoring is DJ Brewton, who is averaging 15.9 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Max Jones also maintains a PPG average of 15.2 heading into game.

Coming into today’s game, the Cal State Fullerton defense is giving up an average of 68.2 points per contest. Cal State Fullerton will look once again to perform well on defense, holding Long Beach State to just 38% shooting in their most recent game.