UC Davis Aggies vs. UC Riverside Highlanders - 1/21/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
UC Riverside Highlanders (10-10) at UC Davis Aggies (6-10)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 10:00 pm (UC Davis Pavilion)
The Line: UC Davis Aggies -3 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The UC Riverside Highlanders look for a road win at the UC Davis Aggies on Thursday.
If the UC Riverside Highlanders have dreams of making some noise in the Big West they simply can’t afford to lose many more conference games. The Highlanders earned their first league win by a 75-72 count to improve to 1-3. This game was decided by a basket so we can argue that 43%-39.7% shooting edge that UC Riverside enjoyed was a decisive number. Jaylen Bland paced the Highlanders with a game high 21 points including six bombs with Taylor Johns right on his heels with 19 points and 12 rebounds. Alex Larsson and Menno Dijkstra combining for 21points and eleven boards with seven players scoring altogether.
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Fans of the UC Davis Aggies knew last season’s success wouldn’t carryover to this year with too much talent gone. The Aggies will be looking to build on a 63-62 win versus visiting Cal State Northridge as a 2.5 point favorite. Both teams sank shots in the 47%-48% range with the Aggies 7-1 advantage in long balls being decisive edge. Siler Schneider led a trio of double digit scorers with 17 points on 6-10 from the floor with Josh Fox adding 13 points and eight rebounds on 6-12 shooting. Brynton Lemar checked in with ten points while Darius Graham and Neal Monson scored eight points apiece with Monson hauling in 12 rebounds.
UC Davis are3-14 ATS in their last 17 games overall. This looks like a coin flip but I believe the Highlanders have some game in them so perhaps take the points if you have the guts…