Northridge @ California-San Diego
Current Records: Northridge 4-7; California-San Diego 7-5
What to Know
The California-San Diego Tritons and the Northridge Matadors will face off in a Big West clash at 10 p.m. ET Jan. 1 at RIMAC. California-San Diego is out to keep their five-game home win streak alive.
The Santa Barbara Gauchos typically have all the answers at home, but this past Thursday the Tritons proved too difficult a challenge. California-San Diego capped 2021 off with an 85-83 win over Santa Barbara.
Speaking of close games: Northridge was close but no cigar two weeks ago as they fell 82-80 to the Bethesda Flames.
California-San Diego is the favorite in this one, with an expected 7.5-point margin of victory. Those playing the odds have seen things go back and forth with California-San Diego, who are 5-5 against the spread.
The Tritons’ victory brought them up to 7-5 while the Matadors’ defeat pulled them down to 4-7. California-San Diego is 3-3 after wins this year, and Northridge is 2-4 after losses.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 10 p.m. ET
- Where: RIMAC — San Diego, California
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Tritons are a big 7.5-point favorite against the Matadors, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Tritons as an 8-point favorite.
This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last two years.