Northridge @ Cal State Fullerton
Current Records: Northridge 5-8; Cal State Fullerton 7-5
What to Know
A Big West battle is on tap between the Northridge Matadors and the Cal State Fullerton Titans at 10 p.m. ET on Thursday at Titan Gym. The teams split their matchups last year, with Northridge winning the first 86-85 and Cal State Fullerton taking the second 85-77.
While not quite a landslide, the game between the Matadors and the Cal Poly Mustangs on Saturday was still a pretty decisive one as Northridge wrapped it up with a 68-55 victory at home.
Meanwhile, the Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunners typically have all the answers at home, but two weeks ago Cal State Fullerton proved too difficult a challenge. Cal State Fullerton snuck past the Roadrunners with a 73-67 win.
Northridge have to know they’ll be fighting an uphill battle given the 11.50 point spread they are up against. Those who got lucky with them against the spread on Saturday might want to hold off on placing bets this time since the squad has yet to string together back-to-back wins against the spread.
The wins brought the Matadors up to 5-8 and the Titans to 7-5. Northridge is 2-2 after wins this season, Cal State Fullerton 3-3.
How To Watch
- When: Thursday at 10 p.m. ET
- Where: Titan Gym — Fullerton, California
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Titans are a big 11.5-point favorite against the Matadors, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The line has drifted a bit towards the Titans, as the game opened with the Titans as a 9.5-point favorite.
Cal State Fullerton have won eight out of their last 13 games against Northridge.
- Jan 17, 2021 – Cal State Fullerton 85 vs. Northridge 77
- Jan 16, 2021 – Northridge 86 vs. Cal State Fullerton 85
- Feb 29, 2020 – Northridge 99 vs. Cal State Fullerton 92
- Jan 25, 2020 – Cal State Fullerton 82 vs. Northridge 75
- Feb 16, 2019 – Cal State Fullerton 78 vs. Northridge 71
- Jan 30, 2019 – Cal State Fullerton 78 vs. Northridge 71
- Feb 28, 2018 – Cal State Fullerton 102 vs. Northridge 76
- Feb 17, 2018 – Cal State Fullerton 88 vs. Northridge 70
- Mar 09, 2017 – Cal State Fullerton 81 vs. Northridge 68
- Mar 04, 2017 – Cal State Fullerton 86 vs. Northridge 78
- Jan 07, 2017 – Northridge 70 vs. Cal State Fullerton 65
- Feb 10, 2016 – Northridge 75 vs. Cal State Fullerton 67
- Jan 09, 2016 – Northridge 85 vs. Cal State Fullerton 75