CS Fullerton Titans vs. Santa Barbara Gauchos - 2/27/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Santa Barbara Gauchos (14-12) at CS Fullerton Titans (10-17)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Titan Gym)
The Line: CS Fullerton Titans +5 -- Over/Under: 141 See the Latest Odds
The UC Santa Barbara Gauchos will travel to play the Cal State Fullerton Titans in a Big West game on Saturday.
The Cal State Fullerton Titans are 10-17 (3-11) and are coming off of a win against Cal Poly by a score of 78-77. Cal State Fullerton has lost 5 of their last 6 games and is currently last in the Big West standings. Cal State Fullerton is averaging 71.3 points per game while giving up 74 points per game. Cal State Fullerton is also averaging 37.3 rebounds per game and 10.3 assists per game. Tre Coggins is averaging 16.3 points per game and 4.1 rebounds per game for Cal State Fullerton. Khalil Ahmad is averaging 14.7 points per game and 4.4 rebounds per game for the Titans. Cal State Fullerton is shooting 68.5% on free throws, 34.5% three-pointers, and 41.6% on all field goal attempts.
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The UC Santa Barbara Gauchos are 14-12 (8-5) and are coming off of a win against CS Northridge by a score of 78-63. UC Santa Barbara has won 5 games in a row and is currently 4th in the Big West standings. UC Santa Barbara defeated Cal State Fullerton by a score of 81-68 in these two teams first meeting of the season. UC Santa Barbara is averaging 70.1 points per game while giving up 68.3 points per game. UC Santa Barbara is also averaging 37.7 rebounds per game and 15.2 assists per game. Michael Bryson is averaging 18.4 points per game and 6.2 rebounds per game for UC Santa Barbara. Gabe Vincent is averaging 13.9 points per game and 3.4 rebounds per game for the Gauchos. UC Santa Barbara is shooting 72.3% on free throws, 35% on three-pointers, and 43.4% on all field goal attempts.
UC Santa Barbara is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games. UC Santa Barbara is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games. The under is 12-3-2 in UC Santa Barbara’s last 17 Saturday games. Cal State Fullerton is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games. Cal State Fullerton is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 home games. The over is 6-1 in Cal State Fullerton’s last 7 home games. The favorite is 4-0 ATS in these two teams last 4 meetings.
Cal State Fullerton hasn’t had much success during conference play, but is at home for this game. UC Santa Barbara is on a nice winning streak and should be able to extend that here. UC Santa Barbara is the better defensive team, and I like them in this game.