Cal State-Northridge Matadors (6-8) at San Diego State Aztecs (7-5)
College Basketball: Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at 3:00 pm (Viejas Arena)
The Line: San Diego State Aztecs -15.5 -- Over/Under: 159.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
West coast college basketball pits the Cal State Northridge Matadors at the San Diego State Aztecs on Tuesday.
The Cal State Northridge Matadors have won three in a row after a 94-86 victory against visiting Morgan State on Saturday.
Cal State Northridge jumped to a nine point lead at the halfway point and traded baskets the rest of the way behind 51.6% marksmanship.
Terrell Gomez led all scorers with 29 points on 11-19 accuracy including 5-9 from beyond the arc while Lamine Diane added 16 points, 15 rebounds, five assists and five blocks on 6-14 and 4-7 at the line.
Rodney Henderson Jr. and Darius Brown II gave the Matadors 13 points apiece with Cameron Gottfried netted eleven points with nine boards, five helpers and three steals on 4-8.
The San Diego State Aztecs look to get back in the win column after an 82-61 to visiting Brown as an eleven point home favorite.
San Diego State fell behind by 28 points at the intermission and couldn’t recover with the Bears holding a 53.4%-35.2% shooting advantage.
Jalen McDaniels was the Aztecs top offensive weapon with 19 points, six rebounds, three steals and two blocks on 7-14 marksmanship.
SDSU received eleven points and five pulls from Aguek Arop on 3-8 and 4-4 at the line followed by Jordan Schakel and Nathan Mensah with nine points each with Mensah snagging seven rebounds.
Over is 12-3-1 in CS Northridge last 16 overall and CS Northridge are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 vs. Mountain West and CS Northridge are 5-19-3 ATS in their last 27 Tuesday games. Under is 12-3 in SDSU last 15 non-conference games and under is 7-2 in SDSU last 9 overall and SDSU are 6-2-1 ATS in their last 9 vs. Big West.
San Diego State wins easily but I’d feel more comfortable taking the points…