Cal State-Fullerton Titans vs. Portland State Vikings - 11/13/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Portland State Vikings (0-1) at Cal State-Fullerton Titans (1-0)
College Basketball: Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Titan Gym)
The Line: Cal State-Fullerton Titans -8 -- Over/Under: 154.5 See the Latest Odds
The Portland State Vikings will travel to play the Cal State Fullerton Titans in a non-conference college basketball game on Sunday.
The Cal State Fullerton Titans are 1-0 this season after beating Caltech by a score of 77-28 in their last game. Cal State Fullerton dominated this game and only allowed 10 second half points. Jackson Rowe led the starters with 12 points and 4 rebounds for Cal State Fullerton. Kyle Allman had 11 points, 4 rebounds, and 3 assists, while Jamal Smith added 6 points and 7 rebounds. Cal State Fullerton shot 53.8% on field goals and 38.9% on three pointers. Cal State Fullerton won the rebounding battle by a total of 45-28 and added 18 assists in their victory. Cal State Fullerton was clearly the better team in this matchup and was not tested at all, so we will learn a lot more about the Titans in this game.
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The Portland State Vikings are 0-1 after losing to Arizona State by a score of 88-70 in their last game. Portland State did not play well defensively in this game, allowing 44 points in each half. Braxton Tucker led Portland State with 19 points and 6 rebounds, while Bryce Canda added 12 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 assists. Portland State shot 38.8% on field goals and 22.2% on three pointers. Portland State was out rebounded by ASU in this game by a total of 47-33, but was able to add 14 assists in the game. Portland State was also able to win the turnover battle by forcing 16 turnovers.
Portland State is 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 2-8-1 ATS in their last 11 non-conference games. The over is 6-0 in Portland State’s last 6 road games. Cal State Fullerton is 9-3 ATS in their last 12 Sunday games and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 non-conference games. The over is 7-2 in Cal State Fullerton’s last 9 home games.
Cal State Fullerton comes into this game with the better team and will be at home, but was not tested at all in their first game. Portland State played Arizona State and was able to see what their team had and what they needed to improve on, which can be a big help early in the season. I like Cal State Fullerton at home to win, but I’m taking the points with Portland State.