UC Riverside Highlanders vs. UC Davis Aggies - 2/6/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
UC Davis Aggies (9-12) at UC Riverside Highlanders (13-12)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 10:00 pm (Student Center)
The Line: UC Riverside Highlanders -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The UC Davis Aggies will travel to play the UC Riverside Highlanders in a Big West game on Saturday.
The UC Riverside Highlanders are 13-12 (4-5) and are coming off of a loss to CS Northridge by a score of 73-71. UC Riverside has won 3 of their last 4 games and is currently 5th in the Big West standings. UC Riverside is averaging 71.6 points per game while giving up 68.9 points per game. UC Riverside is also averaging 35.5 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per game. Jaylen Bland is averaging 17.2 points per game and 3.4 rebounds per game for UC Riverside. Taylor Johns is averaging 15 points per game and 7.5 rebounds per game for the Highlanders. Johns is probable for this game. UC Riverside is shooting 69.9% on free throws, 37.6% on three-pointers, and 44.1% on all field goal attempts.
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The UC Davis Aggies are 9-12 (4-4) and are coming off of a loss to Cal State Fullerton by a score of 61-57. UC Davis has won 2 of their last 3 games and is currently 4th in the Big West standings. UC Davis defeated UC Riverside by a score of 58-55 in the first meeting between these teams. UC Davis is averaging 65.1 points per game while giving up 65.9 points per game. UC Davis is also averaging 35.2 rebounds per game and 10.7 assists per game. Brynton Lemar is averaging 10.1 points per game and 3.4 rebounds per game for UC Davis. Siler Schneider is averaging 10 points per game and 2.2 assists per game for the Aggies. UC Davis is shooting 64% on free throws, 35.2% on three-pointers, and 44.3% on all field goal attempts.
UC Davis is 10-2 ATS in their last 12 Saturday games. UC Davis is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games. The under is 6-1 in the UC Davis last 7 games. UC Riverside is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 home games. UC Riverside is 9-3 ATS in their last 12 Saturday games. The under is 3-1-1 in UC Riverside’s last 5 games.
Both teams come into this game looking to get back into the win column. Both teams have a good defense, while UC Riverside has a slightly higher scoring team that UC Davis. With UC Riverside being at home, I like them in this matchup.