CS Fullerton Titans vs Santa Barbara Gauchos Odds
The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Santa Barbara and CS Fullerton on Thursday, with the host Gauchos trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
Supporters of the Titans have watched them go 14-15 and 11-12-1 ATS on the year, while the Gauchos are at 9-19 and 12-14 ATS. In totals betting, the Gauchos are 10-13, while the Titans have a 9-11 mark.
The Titans were listed as 4-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Gauchos sit at No. 237 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Titans sit at No. 285 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Titans will win this game 75-68.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Santa Barbara has the nation's No. 248-rated offensive output, at 64.8 PPG. The visiting Titans defense ranks No. 329 allowing on average 75.1 PPG. The Gauchos FG% has averaged 42% so far, less than the Titans marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.2% per game.
Defensively, CS Fullerton features the nation's No. 326-rated defense on the road, allowing 78 points per game. Santa Barbara, meanwhile, comes in at No. 250 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for CS Fullerton, they were a 71-68 loser as they battled UC Davis at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 1-point underdog. The Titans wasted a 29-point performance from Kwame Vaughn in losing to UC Davis 71-68 on Saturday at Titan Gym.
Santa Barbara was an 83-74 winner in its last match on the road against CS Northridge. They covered the 5.5-point spread as underdogs. The Gauchos used a 32-point performance from Alan Williams to help Santa Barbara smack CS Northridge 83-74 on Saturday at The Matadome.
CS Fullerton Titans Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Cal Poly are 4-6
After playing UC Davis are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
Santa Barbara Gauchos Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing UC Riverside are 4-6
After playing CS Northridge are 3-7
After a win are 3-7
A few Titans at Gauchos trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of CS Fullerton's last 8 games when playing on the road against Santa Barbara
CS Fullerton is 1-5-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Santa Barbara
CS Fullerton is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Santa Barbara
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Santa Barbara's last 9 games
Santa Barbara is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against CS Fullerton
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Santa Barbara's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Santa Barbara's last 8 games when playing at home against CS Fullerton
CS Fullerton at Cal Poly, Saturday, March 9
Santa Barbara home to UC Riverside, Saturday, March 9