Cal State Fullerton Titans at California Golden Bears Betting Odds

Jose VasquezArticles, Basketball, College Basketball

The California Golden Bears (4-6) look to snap the five-game winning streak of Cal State Fullerton when they welcome the Titans (6-3) to Haas Pavilion. Tip-off is scheduled for 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 16, 2017, and it can be seen on Pac-12 Network.

Cal State Fullerton Titans at California Golden Bears Odds Preview

In the Titans last game, they defeated the Utah Valley Wolverines, 91-83. Khalil Ahmad was the games high scorer with 34 points on 11-for-21 shooting. The Titans forced 17 turnovers and had a free throw rate of 0.333 (above their season average of 0.286).

The Golden Bears come in on a high note after narrowly defeating the San Diego State Aztecs in their last contest, 63-62. With 19 points on 6-for-15 shooting, Don Coleman was California’s high scorer. The Golden Bears held the Aztecs to an offensive rebounding percentage of 13.8 (below their season average of 34.9) and an effective field goal percentage of 0.469 (below the 0.544 mark opponents have averaged against California this season).

The offense of California will battle against the elite defense of Cal State Fullerton. Since last season, the Golden Bears rank 241st in offensive efficiency, while the Titans are 45th in defensive efficiency. The Titans figure to have the advantage on that end of the court.

Cal State Fullerton Titans at California Golden Bears Betting Prediction

Predictions: SU Winner – Cal State Fullerton, ATS Winner – Cal State Fullerton, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2016-Present):

  • The Titans rank 257th in three pointers attempted per game (19.1) while the Golden Bears rank 277th (18.3).
  • California ranks seventh in blocks per game (4.9) while Cal State Fullerton ranks 128th (3.5).
  • The Titans rank 179th in assists per game (12.2) while the Golden Bears rank 239th (11.8).
  • Cal State Fullerton ranks 28th in steals allowed per game (5.9) while California ranks 86th (5.0).