Cal Poly vs. UC Davis - 2/15/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
UC Davis Aggies (16-9) at Cal Poly Mustangs (8-17)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 10:00 pm (Mott Gymnasium)
The Line: Cal Poly Mustangs +3.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The UC Davis Aggies and Cal Poly Mustangs meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Mott Athletics Center.
The UC Davis Aggies look for another win after winning five of their last eight games. The UC Davis Aggies are averaging 71.5 points on 46.5 percent shooting and allowing 69.3 points on 43.9 percent shooting. Chima Moneke is averaging 18.4 points and 9.6 rebounds while TJ Shorts II is averaging 14.8 points and four assists. Siler Schneider is the third double-digit scorer and A.J. John is grabbing 3.6 rebounds. The UC Davis Aggies are shooting 34.8 percent from beyond the arc and 72.3 percent from the free throw line. The UC Davis Aggies are allowing 35 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 28.9 rebounds per game. The UC Davis Aggies have split their last six road games.
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The Cal Poly Mustangs need a win here after losing eight of their last 10 games. The Cal Poly Mustangs are averaging 66.3 points on 39.8 percent shooting and allowing 75.2 points on 46.8 percent shooting. Victor Joseph is averaging 13.6 points and 2.4 rebounds while Donovan Fields is averaging 13.6 points and 4.2 assists. Josh Martin is dishing 1.3 assists and Luke Meikle is grabbing 4.3 rebounds. The Cal Poly Mustangs are shooting 36.6 percent from beyond the arc and 77.3 percent from the free throw line. The Cal Poly Mustangs are allowing 40.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 28.1 rebounds per game. The Cal Poly Mustangs have split their last eight home games.
The Aggies are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 vs. Big West, 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games following a ATS loss and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Mustangs are 9-23 ATS in their last 32 home games, 16-38-2 ATS in their last 56 vs. Big West and 23-49-2 ATS in their last 74 games overall. The Aggies are 8-2 ATS in the last 10 meetings and the under is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings.
The home team has won each of the last six meetings between UC Davis and Cal Poly, but the Mustangs are just in awful form right now. The Cal Poly Mustangs are shooting just 38.5 percent from the field in their last five games and have been even worse against the number, especially on the road. The UC Davis Aggies are playing some of their best ball of the season right now and are shooting a healthy percentage from the field on the road. I'll lay the bucket with the better team.