Betting on today’s Toreros and Dons game? Catch the action at War Memorial Gymnasium in San Francisco, CA, as the Dons hosts this showdown at 11:00 ET on CBSS. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 150.5 points, and San Francisco is favored by -17.5 to win at home against San Diego.
SAN DIEGO TOREROS VS SAN FRANCISCO DONS BETTING PICK
The Pick: San Diego Toreros +17.5
This game will be played at War Memorial Gymnasium at 11:00 ET on Thursday, February 1st.
WHY BET THE SAN DIEGO TOREROS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-70 in favor of the Dons.
- Even though we have San Francisco winning straight-up, we like San Diego at +17.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 150.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 146 points.
Do the Toreros Have What it Takes on the Road?
San Diego will be looking to extend their two-game win streak as they head to San Francisco to take on the Dons. The Toreros have gone 2-4 on the road this season, and they are currently 12-10 overall.
As underdogs, San Diego has gone 6-9 this season, and they are 4-2 when they are the favorites. Over their last ten road games, the Toreros have gone just 2-8.
As the underdog this season, San Diego has an ATS record of 7-8 and vs. the spread on the road, they are 2-4. In their last 10 games as the underdog, the Toreros have gone 5-5 vs. the spread.
San Diego’s over/under record this season is 13-8 and the average scoring total in their games is 150.3. Today’s over/under line of 150.5 is similar to their average OU line of 148.9. So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total is 156 points.
The Toreros’ offense wrapped up their last game with 69 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 72.5 points per contest. The team’s top scorer is Wayne McKinney II, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 14.5, while Deuce Turner also maintains a PPG average of 14.2 leading up to the game.
Looking at the San Diego defense, they will be looking for a better performance considering they are currently conceding 76.3 points per game (258th). In their previous game vs. Pepperdine, the Waves finished with a field goal percentage of 40% and a total of 67 points vs. San Diego.
Can the Dons Hold Strong at Home?
San Francisco has been dominant at home this season, going 11-2 with an average scoring margin of +17.7 points per game. They are 15-1 when favored this season, and they will be a 17.5-point favorite tonight. So far, they have gone 16-6 overall, including 5-2 in West Coast Conference play.
After their win over Portland, the Dons’ record over their last 10 games at home is 9-1. Over their last five games at home, they are 4-1, and they are 2-1 in their last three games at home.
As the favorite this season, San Francisco has gone 11-5 vs. the spread. At home, their ATS mark is 9-4 and over their last 10 games as the favorite, they are 6-4. In their last three home games, the Dons are 2-1 vs. the spread.
This season, the over/under record for San Francisco games is 10-11 and their games have averaged 140 points. So far, 17 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line of 150.5. Over their last five games, the average scoring total is 150 points and their over/under record during their last 10 games is 8-2.
In their most recent game, the Dons’ offense tallied 76 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 78.5 points per game. The top scorer for the Dons was Ndewedo Newbury with 22 points, while Malik Thomas also added 17 to the scoreboard.
So far this season, the San Francisco defense has been performing well, ranking 23rd in the country at 63.9 points allowed per contest. Against Portland in their most recent game, the San Francisco defense gave up a total of 64 points while allowing Portland to hit 36% of their shots.