CS Northridge Matadors vs. UC Davis Aggies - 3/5/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
UC Davis Aggies (10-18) at CS Northridge Matadors (10-19)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 10:30 pm (The Matadome)
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The UC Davis Aggies will travel to play the CS Northridge Matadors in a Big West game on Saturday.
The CS Northridge Matadors are 10-19 (5-10) and are coming off of a loss to Hawaii by a score of 89-78. CS Northridge has lost 4 of their last 5 games and is currently tied for 5th in the Big West standings. CS Northridge is averaging 71 points per game while giving up 75 points per game. CS Northridge is also averaging 35.8 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per game. Kendall Smith is averaging 15.3 points per game and 3 assists per game for CS Northridge. Aaron Parks is averaging 12.7 points per game and 3.9 rebounds per game for the Matadors. CS Northridge is shooting 71.2% on free throws, 30.2% on three-pointers, and 43.4% on all field goal attempts.
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The UC Davis Aggies are 10-18 (5-10) and are coming off of a loss to Hawaii by a score of 67-65. UC Davis has lost 6 games in a row and is currently tied for 5th in the Big West standings. UC Davis defeated CS Northridge by a score of 63-62 in these two teams first meeting of the season. UC Davis is averaging 63.1 points per game while giving up 64.6 points per game. UC Davis is also averaging 34.3 rebounds per game and 11 assists per game. Josh Fox is averaging 14.7 points per game and 6.7 rebounds per game for UC Davis. Brynton Lemar is averaging 10 points per game and 3.5 rebounds per game for the Aggies. UC Davis is shooting 64.1% on free throws, 35.4% on three-pointers, and 43.4% on all field goal attempts.
UC Davis is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games. UC Davis is 13-3 ATS in their last 16 Saturday games. The under is 5-0 in the last 5 Saturday games for UC Davis. CS Northridge is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Saturday games. CS Northridge is 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games. The under is 5-0 in CS Northridge’s last 5 home games. UC Davis is 8-3 ATS in these two teams last 11 meetings.
Both of these teams come into this game not playing very well, but CS Northridge will be on their home court. UC Davis is a much lower scoring team than CS Northridge, but they play much better defense than the Matadors. UC Davis barely snuck out a victory in the first meeting between these teams, but I see CS Northridge winning this game.