Pacific Tigers at CSUN Matadors ATS Prediction 12/16/18

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The Pacific Tigers (8-4) will travel to the Matadome to challenge the CSUN Matadors (3-6). Action gets underway at 6 p.m. ET on Sunday, December 16, 2018.

Pacific Tigers vs. CSUN Matadors Betting Odds

In their last matchup, the Matadors lost a close one to the New Mexico Lobos, 87-84, while the Tigers beat the SIUE Cougars, 74-65.

Pacific played a nearly flawless game. They had an offensive rebounding percentage of 29.6 and a free throw rate of 0.367. SIUE was 14.6 and 0.232, respectively, for those same stats. CSUN, meanwhile, had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (34.8 vs. 19.4). Lamine Diane put together a solid game for CSUN with 34 points and seven rebounds. Meanwhile, Pacific was led by Lafayette Dorsey, who recorded 18 points.

Contrasting paces will be on display in this showdown. CSUN ranks 30th in possessions per game (68.9) while Pacific is 219th (67.4) dating back to last season.

Pacific Tigers at CSUN Matadors Betting Pick

Free Prediction: SU Winner – CSUN, ATS Winner – Pacific, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • CSUN ranks seventh in assists per game (13.6) while Pacific ranks 224th (12.1).
  • The Matadors rank 184th in three pointers allowed per game (19.4) while the Tigers rank 251st (23.2).
  • The Tigers rank 17th in rebounds allowed per game (32.1) while the Matadors rank 189th (36.7).
  • Pacific averages 6.3 steals per game, which ranks 103rd in the NCAA. CSUN ranks 195th in steals allowed per game (6.3).