UC Riverside vs. Cal State-Fullerton - 2/21/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Cal State-Fullerton Titans (15-9) at UC Riverside Highlanders (7-19)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 10:00 pm (Student Recreation Center)
The Line: UC Riverside Highlanders +5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The CS Fullerton Titans visit the UC Riverside Highlanders in a Big West college basketball tilt on Wednesday.
The CS Fullerton Titans are 4th in the Big West with four games remaining on the schedule. CS Fullerton has won three in a row after downing CS Northridge 88-70. CS Northridge held a small 52.9%-50% shooting edge but the Titans rode nine more shots and a 21-8 advantage at the stripe.
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CS Fullerton saw Khalil Ahmad lead all scorers with 29 points and five pulls on 10-15 followed by Kyle Allman with 27 points on 8-14. Jackson Rowe gave the Titans 16 points, nine rebounds and eight assists on 6-12 Arkim Robertson added eight points and seven boards.
The UC Riverside Highlanders goal is to finish the season strong and get themselves out of the Big West basement. UC Riverside missed out on back to back wins following a 74-69, overtime loss to visiting Hawaii where the Warriors held a 46.9%-37.7% shooting edge to negate 12 more Highlanders shots.
Chance Murray topped the UC Riverside attack with 21 points, six rebounds, seven assists and seven steals on 6-15 and 8-12 at the line. The Highlanders received 18 points and three steals from Dikymbe Martin on 7-17 while Menno Dijkstra chipped in with nine points.
Under is 7-1 in CS Fullerton last 8 overall and CS Fullerton are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 road games and under is 20-6 in CS Fullerton last 26 vs. Big West. UC Riverside are 7-20 ATS in their last 27 home games and under is 33-12-1 in UC Riverside last 46 Wednesday games and under is 13-5 in UC Riverside last 18 overall. Road team is 24-6 ATS in the last 30 meetings and CS Fullerton are 2-7 ATS in the last 9 meetings.
CS Fullerton is far and away the better squad but we aren’t in the business of simply saying which team is better. I’ll back the worse team with the points…