CS Northridge Matadors vs San Diego Toreros Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Jenny Craig Pavilion Thursday as host San Diego looks to handle the CS Northridge Matadors in NCAA hoops action.
The Toreros are 2-0 so far on the season, and 0-1 ATS vs. the number. The Matadors, meanwhile, are 2-0 and 2-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen San Diego go 0-0 and the Matadors go 1-0 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 291-ranked Toreros and the No. 297-rated Matadors in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 94-87 win for the Toreros on Thursday.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and San Diego has the nation's No. 88-rated offensive output, at 78 PPG. The visiting Matadors defense ranks No. 302 allowing on average 77 PPG. The Toreros FG% has averaged 50.9% so far, more than the Matadors marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.1% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, CS Northridge owns the country's No. 1-rated mark, allowing 0 points per game on the highway. San Diego, on the other hand, rates No. 119 in scoring at home.
In their last action, CS Northridge was a 96-79 winner at home against Eastern Washington. They covered the 4-point spread as favorites. Eastern Washington was victimized for 21 points and 10 rebounds by Stephen Maxwell as the Matadors bested the Eagles 96-79 in college basketball action on Monday.
Last time out for San Diego, they were a 65-61 winner as they battled Northern Kentucky at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 14.5-point favorite. San Diego got 15 points from Dennis Kramer en route to a 65-61 victory over Northern Kentucky on Wednesday at Jenny Craig Pavilion.
CS Northridge Matadors Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
After playing Eastern Washington are 6-4
After a win are 3-7
San Diego Toreros Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
After a win are 2-8
A few Matadors at Toreros trends to consider:
CS Northridge is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
San Diego is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
San Diego is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
CS Northridge home to Siena, Friday, November 16
San Diego home to Tulsa, Friday, November 16