CS Fullerton Titans vs. UC Davis Aggies Pick-Odds-Prediction 2/13/14
UC Davis Aggies (8-16) at CS Fullerton Titans (7-15)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 10:00 pm (Titan Gym)
The Line: CS Fullerton Titans -6.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
Storyline: Cal State Fullerton hopes to put the brakes on a three-game slide when they visit UC Davis Thursday.
The Breakdown: The Titans sit in last place in the Big West, dropping to 2-6 after suffering a 92-83 overtime loss at Cal State Northridge Saturday. The Titans shot 42.1 percent from the floor and 46.2 percent from outside the arc to the Matadors’ 41.0 percent from the field and 14.3 percent from distance. Cal State Fullerton also conceded a 45-35 advantage on the boards and committed a whopping 20 turnovers. Junior Alex Harris had a game-high 27 points, including 7 of 11 from downtown, senior G Michael Williams had 20 points and 4 assists, and junior F Steve McClellan added 18 points and 15 rebounds. Through 22 games, the Titans are averaging 66.5 ppg on 42.2 percent shooting. Williams leads the team with 16.5 ppg, followed by Harris at 14.4 ppg.
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Meanwhile, UC Davis is in 7th place in the conference at 3-6 and come in off a 61-59 loss to UC Irvine Saturday. The Aggies were outshot from the field 53.1 percent to 33.9 percent, but topped the Anteaters from outside the arc 28.6 percent to 25.0 percent. UC Davis conceded a 35-29 advantage on the boards. Junior G Corey Hawkins scored a game-high 19 points on 8 of 11 shooting, freshman G Brynton Lemar had 11 points and 3 assists, and freshman F Clint Bozner added 9 points off the bench. On the season, the Aggies are averaging 71.9 ppg on 44.8 percent shooting. Hawkins leads the team with18.3 ppg, followed by senior F Josh Ritchart at 17.3 ppg.
Rick’s Pick: The line in this one is currently set at -6.5 for CS Fullerton. These two hooked up about three weeks ago and the Aggies scored an 8-point home victory. The lean here goes to Fullerton by virtue of playing at home.