NCAA hoops odds preview - CS Northridge vs. BYU
CS Northridge Matadors vs BYU Cougars Odds
CS Northridge pays a visit to BYU on Saturday, hoping to send the Cougars to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Marriott Center.
This season, the Cougars are 3-2 overall and 2-3 ATS ATS, while the Matadors are 6-0 and 6-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, BYU boasts a 1-0 on the OU, and CS Northridge is 1-0.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Cougars as 17-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 14 (Cougars) and the No. 297 (Matadors) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 84-79 result in favor of the Matadors has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Matadors is ranked No. 82 in NCAA hoops at 39.3 per game. Contrast that with BYU’s No. 46 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, BYU is the No. 215-ranked team in the country at 5.6 per game, while CS Northridge rates No. 315 at 3.8 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, CS Northridge owns the country's No. 230-rated mark, allowing 73.5 points per game on the highway. BYU, on the other hand, rates No. 88 in scoring at home.
CS Northridge won its last outing, a 69-58 result against Northern Kentucky on November 18. They covered in that game as a 10-point favorite. Eshaunte Jones scored 24 points in a futile effort to lead the Norse to a win (they lost 69-58 to CS Northridge at Jenny Craig Pavilion on Sunday).
BYU won its last outing, an 81-62 result against Texas-San Antonio on November 21. They failed to cover in that game as a 19.5-point favorite. The Cougars got a 22-point performance from Brandon Davies, who added 10 rebounds, as BYU ran past Texas-San Antonio 81-62 on Wednesday at Marriott Center.
CS Northridge Matadors Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing UCLA are 1-3
After a win are 5-5
BYU Cougars Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
A few Matadors at Cougars trends to consider:
CS Northridge is 5-13 SU in its last 18 games on the road
BYU is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
BYU is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games
BYU is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games
CS Northridge at UCLA, Wednesday, November 28
BYU home to Montana, Wednesday, November 28