San Diego vs. CS Northridge - 12/23/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
CS Northridge Matadors (4-7) at San Diego Toreros (4-6)
College Basketball: Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 10:00 pm (Jenny Craig Pavilion)
The Line: San Diego Toreros -3 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The CS Northridge Matadors and San Diego Toreros meet Wednesday night at the Jenny Craig Pavilion.
The CS Northridge Matadors hope for their third straight win to climb out of a 4-7 start. The CS Northridge Matadors are averaging 66 points on 42.2 percent shooting and allowing 76.3 points on 44.3 percent shooting. Kendall Smith is averaging 17.5 points and three assists while Tavrion Dawson is averaging 13.3 points and 7.9 rebounds. Micheal Warren is grabbing 4.4 rebounds and Jason Richardson is dishing 3.8 assists. The CS Northridge Matadors are shooting 30.7 percent from beyond the arc and 72 percent from the free throw line. CS Northridge is allowing 41 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 11.2 turnovers per game. The CS Northridge Matadors have lost 10 of their last 11 road games.
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The San Diego Toreros look for another victory after winning four of their last five games. The San Diego Toreros are averaging 56.6 points on 36.8 percent shooting and allowing 65.3 points on 42.1 percent shooting. Duda Sanadze is averaging 13.3 points and 3.9 rebounds while Marcus Harris is averaging 8.4 points and 2.7 rebounds. Tyler Williams is dishing two assists and Brett Bailey is grabbing 5.5 rebounds. The San Diego Toreros are shooting 26.1 percent from beyond the arc and 58.7 percent from the free throw line. San Diego is allowing 33.6 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 10.7 turnovers per game. The San Diego Toreros have won seven of their last 10 home games.
The Matadors are 7-20-1 ATS in their last 28 non-conference games and 7-2 ATS in their last 9 vs. West Coast. The Toreros are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games following a ATS win and 3-9 ATS in their last 12 vs. Big West.
CS Northridge is a different team with Smith in the lineup, as we've seen the last two games. However, San Diego is an impressive defensive team that's already beaten some solid comp this season. I'll take the home team and lay the bucket.