UC Davis vs. CS Northridge - 3/12/15 Big West Tournament Pick, Odds, and Prediction
CS Northridge Matadors (9-23) at UC Davis Aggies (24-5)
College Basketball: Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 3:00 pm (Honda Center)
The Line: UC Davis Aggies -9.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The CS Northridge Matadors and UC Davis Aggies meet Thursday in the Big West Tournament.
The CS Northridge Matadors look for a win after splitting their last six games. On the season, CS Northridge is averaging 65 points on 42.3 percent shooting and is allowing 70.4 points on 43 percent shooting. Stephan Hicks is averaging 16 points and 5.3 rebounds while Stephen Maxwell is averaging 14.6 points and 8.1 rebounds. Aaron Parks is the third double-digit scorer and Landon Drew is dishing 4.4 assists. The CS Northridge Matadors have four players averaging at least 8.3 points, and they’re shooting 76.4 percent from the line and 32.8 percent from deep. Defensively, CS Northridge is allowing 36 percent shooting from deep and has given up 67 or more points in four straight games.
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The UC Davis Aggies look to build on their three-game winning streak. On the season, UC Davis is averaging 71.4 points on 49.5 percent shooting and is allowing 64.1 points on 40.8 percent shooting. Corey Hawkins is averaging 20.6 points and 3.5 assists while Josh Ritchart is averaging 11.9 points and 4.3 rebounds. Josh Fox is grabbing 4.6 rebounds and Tyler Les is dishing 1.6 assists. The UC Davis Aggies have four players averaging at least 7.4 points, and they’re shooting 73.3 percent from the line and 45.2 percent from deep. Defensively, UC Davis is allowing 34.1 percent shooting from deep and has given up 61 or less points in three straight games.
The UC Davis Aggies beat the Matadors twice this season rather easily and have shown to be by far the best team in the Big West. Look for another double-digit win by the Aggies.