Betting on today’s Toreros and Tigers game? Catch the action at Alex G. Spanos Center in Stockton, CA, as the Tigers hosts this showdown at 10:00 ET on WCC. San Diego come into this West Coast conference matchup as the -5.5 favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 147 points.
SAN DIEGO TOREROS VS PACIFIC TIGERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Pacific Tigers +5.5
This game will be played at Alex G. Spanos Center at 10:00 ET on Saturday, February 10th.
WHY BET THE PACIFIC TIGERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Tigers.
- Not only will Pacific pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +5.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 147 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.
Do the Toreros Stand a Chance on the Road?
San Diego will be looking to win their third straight game when they take on Pacific. So far this season, the Toreros have gone 14-11, including a 4-7 record in West Coast Conference play.
On the road, San Diego has gone 3-5 this season, and they have an average scoring margin of -10.4 points per game. As the favorite, the Toreros have gone 4-2, and they come in as 5.5-point favorites for this one.
San Diego has an ATS record of 11-13 this season, going 4-4 vs. the spread on the road. As the favorite, the Toreros have an ATS mark of just 1-5 this year and are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games as the favorite. However, San Diego has gone 3-0 vs. the spread in their last three road games and have an ATS record of 4-1 in their last five road contests.
San Diego’s over/under record this season is 15-9 and the average scoring total in their games is 150.7. Today’s over/under line of 147 is lower than the average OU line in their games this season (149.3). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 153 points.
Coming off a good offensive performance, San Diego’s offense scored 79 points against Loyola Marymount. Their field goal percentage for the game was 52.9%, and they went 17/27 from the free-throw line. In terms of offense, the Toreros have a season-long field goal percentage of 44%, putting them 190th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 70th in percentage and 226th in three-pointers made.
At present, the Toreros’ defense is nationally ranked 271st, allowing 76.4 points per game. In today’s game vs. Pacific, the San Diego defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, San Diego made 17 free-throws vs. the Toreros.
Are the Tigers Ready for a Home Win?
For Pacific, they come into this game with a 6-19 record and have lost 16 in a row. In West Coast Conference play, they are 0-10 compared to 6-9 in non-conference games. At home, the Tigers are 3-9.
Over their last ten games at home, Pacific has gone 3-7, and their average margin of defeat is -9.4. So far this season, they have been the underdog 18 times and have a 1-17 record in those games.
As the underdog, Pacific has gone just 5-13 vs. the spread this season. Their home ATS record is just 2-10 and they have gone 1-2 ATS in their last 3 home games.
Today’s over/under line of 147 is higher than the average over/under line of 144.1 in Pacific’s games this season. So far, 15 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 134 points and their over/under record in their last 10 games is 6-4.
In their most recent game, the Pacific offense put up just 43 points vs. the Saint Mary’s Gaels. Overall, they are now averaging 64.5 points per game which is 439th in the country. The team’s top scorer is Judson Martindale, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 10, while Moe Odum also maintains a PPG average of 8.7 leading up to the game.
Coming into the game, Pacific will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 77.0 points per game (278th). The Pacific defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 84 points and allowed Saint Mary’s to connect on 5 threes.