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Cal State-Northridge Matadors take on Gauchos in NCAA Basketball Betting

The UC-Santa Barbara Gauchos will try to cover the point spread at Thunderdome on Wednesday when they get a visit from the Cal State-Northridge Matadors in NCAA basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the UC-Santa Barbara Gauchos in this one found them listed as -1-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Matadors was expected to move the line.

Cal State-Northridge Matadors vs UC-Santa Barbara Gauchos Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

UC-Santa Barbara Gauchos battles the Cal State-Northridge Matadors, currently sitting with a 7-12 mark (5-12-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 4-8-1 for the UC-Santa Barbara Gauchos and 11-7 for the Cal State-Northridge Matadors.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 295-ranked UC-Santa Barbara Gauchos and the No. 223-rated Cal State-Northridge Matadors in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features UC-Santa Barbara's No. 255-ranked scoring average of 63.88 PPG, against a Cal State-Northridge Matadors defense rated No. 255 and allowing 83.58 PPG. The UC-Santa Barbara Gauchos FG% has averaged 36.86% to date this season, less than the Cal State-Northridge Matadors shooters have managed so far (46.08% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Matadors were hammered by UC Irvine on Saturday, losing by a 105-73 final at The Matadome in college basketball betting action.

UC-Santa Barbara suffered a 65-55 loss against UC Riverside on Saturday, getting 18 points from Gabe Vincent in a losing effort at Student Center.

Betting Trends
  • Cal State-Northridge is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Cal State-Northridge is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cal State-Northridge's last 6 games
  • Cal State-Northridge is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • UC-Santa Barbara is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of UC-Santa Barbara's last 5 games
  • UC-Santa Barbara is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Cal State-Northridge
  • UC-Santa Barbara is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing Cal State-Northridge

Next Betting Matchups

Cal State-Northridge at UC Riverside, Saturday, January 28th
UC-Santa Barbara at Hawaii, Sunday, January 29th