Cal State Fullerton vs UC Irvine Prediction
- Mar 10, 2023, 4:21:44 PM
The Cal State Fullerton Titans will take on the UC Irvine Anteaters in a NCAA Basketball game on Thursday, March 10, 2023, at the Dollar Loan Center in Henderson, Nevada. Both teams have had a good season so far, and this promises to be an exciting game. In this article, we will provide a detailed analysis of both teams, including betting trends, public betting data, odds, injuries, and our prediction for the game.
Cal State Fullerton Titans
The Cal State Fullerton Titans finished the regular season with a 19-12 record, including a 12-6 record in conference play. They have won seven consecutive games heading into this matchup.
The Titans are led by Latrell Wrightsell Jr., who averages 16.2 points per game while shooting an impressive 82.7% from the field. Vincent Lee is the team's leading rebounder, averaging 4.7 rebounds per game. Tray Maddox Jr. is a key player off the bench, averaging 7.5 points per game.
Cal State Fullerton is a solid defensive team, allowing just 64.4 points per game. They also shoot the ball well, averaging 42.7% from the field.
UC Irvine Anteaters
The UC Irvine Anteaters finished the regular season with a 23-10 record, including a 15-5 record in conference play. They have won three consecutive games heading into this matchup.
The Anteaters are led by DJ Baker, who averages 15.1 points per game while shooting 46.7% from the field. Dawson Baker is the team's leading rebounder, averaging 6.1 rebounds per game. Patrick Crockrell II is a key player off the bench, averaging 5.0 assists per game.
UC Irvine is a strong offensive team, averaging 75.1 points per game while shooting 47.1% from the field. They are also a solid defensive team, allowing just 66.2 points per game.
According to TeamRankings.com, UC Irvine is favored to win this game by 3.1 points. The Anteaters are also favored on the moneyline, with odds of -135. The over/under for the game is set at 130.5 points.
Public Betting Data
According to OddsShark.com, 78% of the public is betting on UC Irvine to cover the spread. 60% of the public is betting on the over for the game.
The odds for this game, as provided by BetMGM, are as follows:
Spread: UC Irvine -2.5 Moneyline: Cal State Fullerton +115, UC Irvine -135 Over/Under: 130.5
Both teams appear to be relatively healthy heading into this matchup, with no major injuries reported.
This promises to be a closely contested matchup between two solid teams. Cal State Fullerton has won seven consecutive games, but UC Irvine is the stronger team on paper and should be able to come away with the victory.
Pick: UC Irvine -2.5