San Diego vs. St. Mary's - 2/6/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
St. Mary's Gaels (18-3) at San Diego Toreros (8-14)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Jenny Craig Pavilion)
The Line: San Diego Toreros +15.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FOX Sports
The Saint Mary's Gaels and San Diego Toreros meet Saturday at the Jenny Craig Pavilion.
The Saint Mary's Gaels haven’t lost back-to-back games since last season. The Saint Mary's Gaels are averaging 77 points on 52.4 percent shooting and allowing 60.3 points on 40.8 percent shooting. Emmett Naar is averaging 13.7 points and 6.2 assists while Calvin Hermanson is averaging 11.1 points and 2.4 rebounds. Dane Pineau is grabbing 7.9 rebounds and Joe Rahon is dishing 6.5 assists. The Saint Mary's Gaels are shooting 42.8 percent from beyond the arc and 70.7 percent from the free throw line. The Gaels are allowing 35.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36 rebounds per game. The Saint Mary's Gaels have split their last 12 road games.
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The San Diego Toreros look to win three straight for the second time this season. The San Diego Toreros are averaging 61 points on 39.5 percent shooting and allowing 68.3 points on 44.9 percent shooting. Duda Sanadze is averaging 11.7 points and 3.7 rebounds while Marcus Harris is averaging 8.5 points and 2.6 rebounds. Vasa Pusica is dishing 2.4 assists and Brett Bailey is grabbing 5.1 rebounds. The San Diego Toreros are shooting 28.3 percent from beyond the arc and 63.6 percent from the free throw line. The Toreros are allowing 36.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34 rebounds per game. The San Diego Toreros have won nine of their last 13 home games.
The Gaels are 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games following a straight up loss and 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Toreros are 13-27 ATS in their last 40 vs. West Coast and 4-10 ATS in their last 14 games following a ATS win. The Gaels are 1-4-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in San Diego and 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings overall.
Saint Mary's hasn't covered in six straight games and is playing a San Diego team that's feeling good about itself with back-to-back victories. I'll side with the points here.