UC Davis vs CSU Northridge: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – February 5, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on February 5, 2021 - Last Updated on February 7, 2021

The CSU Northridge Matadors (5-7) host the UC Davis Aggies (3-5) after losing three home games in a row. The Aggies are favored by only 2.5 points in the contest, which tips at 7:00 PM ET on Friday, February 5, 2021. The matchup has an over/under of 151.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 5, 2021, 2:15 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Matadors (+2.5)

While DraftKings has the Aggies winning by 2.5, the model has the Matadors taking home the victory, with a considerable margin between the two spreads (7.1 points). Take the Matadors.

Pick OU:
Under (151)

In this game, the model projects a total (149.4 points) marginally lower than the DraftKings over/under (151 points).

Prediction: CSU Northridge 77, UC Davis 72

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The Aggies’ average implied point total this season is 2.2 fewer points than their implied total in Friday’s game (74.8 implied points on average compared to 77 implied points in this game).
  • UC Davis has surpassed its implied point total for this matchup (77) four times this season.
  • The Matadors’ average implied point total on the season (77.5 points) is 3.5 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (74 points).
  • CSU Northridge will try to surpass its implied point total for this matchup (74) for the fifth time this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

UC Davis and CSU Northridge Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 2.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Aggies 3-2 1-1 2-3
Matadors 4-6-1 1-1 7-4

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Last 5 Games

UC Davis

CSU Northridge
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
1/30/2021 UCSB Loss 89-86 1/30/2021 Cal Poly Win 64-51
1/29/2021 UCSB Loss 72-51 1/29/2021 Cal Poly Loss 76-70
1/23/2021 UCSD Win 78-71 1/23/2021 UCSB Loss 80-66
1/22/2021 UCSD Loss 89-69 1/22/2021 UCSB Loss 105-58
12/4/2020 William Jessup Win 95-62 1/17/2021 CSU Fullerton Loss 85-77

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