Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Toreros versus the Broncos? Tip off is at at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Leavey Center in Santa Clara, CA. The over/under for this game is set at 157 points, and Santa Clara is favored by -13 vs. San Diego in a West Coast conference matchup.

SAN DIEGO TOREROS VS SANTA CLARA BRONCOS BETTING PICK

The Pick: San Diego Toreros +13

This game will be played at Leavey Center at 7:00 ET on Saturday, February 3rd.

WHY BET THE SAN DIEGO TOREROS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-70 in favor of the Broncos.
  • Even though we have Santa Clara winning straight-up, we like San Diego at +13.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 157 points, and we like the under with a projected 146 points.

Does San Diego Stand a Chance on the Road?

San Diego is 2-5 on the road this season and has gone 2-8 in their last 10 games away from home. On the season, they have been outscored by an average of 13.4 points per game on the road.

As the underdog, the Toreros have gone 6-10 this season. They are coming off a 95-79 loss to San Francisco and have lost six straight games at home.

San Diego has an ATS record of 9-13 this season and they are 3-4 vs. the spread on the road. As the underdog, the Toreros have gone 8-8 vs. the spread this year and they are 3-0 ATS in their last 3 road games. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, San Diego has an ATS mark of 6-4.

San Diego’s over/under record for the season is 14-8, and the average scoring total in their games is 151.4 points. Today’s over/under line of 157 is higher than the average OU line in their games this year (148.9). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 158 points, and their over/under record during this stretch is 2-1. For the season, 14 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line of 157.

San Diego’s offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 79 points against San Francisco. They had an overall field goal percentage of 53.6% and made 10/20 free throws. Steven Jamerson II led the team in scoring, putting up 18 points. Additionally, PJ Hayes contributed 11 points for the Toreros.

Coming into today’s game, the San Diego defense is giving up an average of 77.1 points per contest. Against San Francisco in their most recent game, the San Diego defense gave up a total of 95 points while allowing San Francisco to hit 59% of their shots.

Are Santa Clara Ready for a Home Win?

After losing their last game to Saint Mary’s by a score of 82-77, Santa Clara’s overall record now stands at 15-8. They have gone 6-2 in West Coast Conference play and are 8-5 at home this season. For the year, they are averaging a scoring margin of +3.2 points per game.

So far, the Broncos have been favored in 11 of their 23 games, going 8-3 in those contests. Over their last 10 games at home, they have a record of 5-5. Currently, they are on a two-game losing streak.

As the favorite this season, Santa Clara is 5-6 vs. the spread. In their last 10 games as the favorite, the Broncos are 5-5 vs. the spread. At home, Santa Clara’s ATS mark is 5-8 this year and they have gone 4-5 vs. the spread in their last 10 home games.

Today’s over/under line of 157 for Santa Clara’s game against San Diego is right in line with the average over/under line in their games this season (149.2). So far, their over/under record is 10-10-1. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 169 points, and their OU record over their last 10 games is 5-4-1.

In their latest game, Santa Clara offense put up 77 points against Saint Mary’s. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 41.9% and made 8 threes. Offensively, the Broncos hold a season-long field goal percentage of 47%, placing them 90th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 59th in terms of percentage and 67th in three-pointers made.

So far, the Broncos’ defense is ranked 189th in the country at 72.7 points per contest. Against Saint Mary’s in their most recent game, the Santa Clara defense gave up a total of 82 points while allowing Saint Mary’s to hit 49% of their shots.