CSUN Matadors vs. San Diego Toreros ATS Prediction


A five-game home winning streak is on the line for the San Diego Toreros (7-2) when they meet the CSUN Matadors (3-5) at Jenny Craig Pavilion. Action starts at 4 p.m. ET on Sunday, December 9, 2018.

CSUN Matadors at San Diego Toreros Betting Odds

In their last contest, the Toreros defeated the Weber State Wildcats, 83-66, while the Matadors lost a close one to the New Mexico Lobos, 87-84.

San Diego played a flawless game. They had a free throw rate of 0.185 and an offensive rebounding percentage of 37.8. For those same stats, Weber State put up marks of 0.098 and 22.2, respectively. CSUN, on the other hand, had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (34.8 vs. 19.4). San Diego rallied around Isaiah Pineiro, who recorded 25 points and 12 rebounds. Lamine Diane was a key piece for CSUN with 34 points and seven rebounds.

San Diego could dominate on defense as they face off against one of the worst offenses in the nation. Since the 2017-18 season, the Toreros rank 37th in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.462), while CSUN is 258th in effective field goal percentage (0.495).

CSUN Matadors at San Diego Toreros ATS Pick

Prediction: SU Winner – San Diego, ATS Winner – CSUN, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • San Diego ranks seventh in assists allowed per game (9.4) while CSUN ranks 225th (14.5).
  • The Toreros average 3.9 blocks per game, which ranks 79th in the NCAA. The Matadors rank 170th in blocks allowed per game (3.6).
  • The Toreros rank 112th in three pointers attempted per game (23.4) while the Matadors rank 286th (17.3).
  • San Diego ranks 64th in rebounds allowed per game (33.0) while CSUN ranks 236th (36.8).