Pacific vs. San Francisco - 12/27/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Francisco Dons (6-6) at Pacific Tigers (8-4)
College Basketball: Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 6:00 pm (Spanos Center)
The Line: Pacific Tigers +1.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Pacific Tigers and the San Francisco Dons face off on Saturday in the WCC opener in college basketball action.
The Pacific Tigers have won five of their last six games and sit at 8-4 for the season as they begin conference play. Pacific is averaging 65.7 points and they are shooting 41.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 68.1 points and their opponents are shooting 43.9 percent. T.J. Wallace leads the Tigers averaging 14.4 points and 6.5 rebounds per game. Dulani Robinson is averaging 11.8 points, Eric Thompson is averaging 8.0 points, and Ray Bowles is averaging 6.3 points. Pacific is 4-1 at home this year but none of their wins have come over a team with a RPI better than 200.
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The San Francisco Don’s have lost three of their last four games and are 6-6 this season coming into this game. San Francisco is averaging 73 points and they are shooting 47 percent from the floor while their opponents score 65.2 points and are shooting 39.1 percent. Kruize Pinkins leads the Dons averaging 16.5 points and 6.8 rebounds. Mark Tollefsen is averaging 15.2 points and 5.8 rebounds, Tim Derksen is averaging 12 points, and Matt Glover is averaging 6.8 points and 5.8 rebounds. San Francisco is 0-3 in road games this season.
Pacific is 6-2 against the spread in their last eight games, 2-5 against the spread against the WCC, and 4-1 against the spread following a win. San Francisco is 40-13 against the spread against the WCC, 35-15-1 against the spread in their last 51 road games, and 1-4 against the spread against a team with a winning record. San Francisco is 1-6 against the spread in their last seven meetings with Pacific.
Pacific has been hotter of late, are getting points, and they are home so I will take them here.