BYU Cougars vs. San Diego Toreros - 2/20/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Diego Toreros (8-18) at BYU Cougars (20-8)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Marriott Center)
The Line: BYU Cougars -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The San Diego Toreros will travel to play the BYU Cougars in a WCC game on Saturday.
The BYU Cougars are 20-8 (11-4) and are coming off of a win against San Diego by a score of 69-67. BYU was down at halftime, but was able to come back for the win. BYU has won 3 games in a row and is currently 3rd in the WCC standings. BYU is averaging 83.7 points per game while giving up 73.2 points per game. BYU is also averaging 41.2 rebounds per game and 16 assists per game. Chase Fischer is averaging 18.4 points per game and 2.5 rebounds per game for BYU. Kyle Collinsworth is averaging 15.4 points per game, 8 rebounds per game, and 7.3 assists per game for the Cougars. BYU is shooting 68.9% on free throws, 38.1% on three-pointers, and 46.2% on all field goal attempts.
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The San Diego Toreros are 8-18 (3-12) and are coming off of a loss to BYU by a score of 69-67. San Diego has lost 4 games in a row and is currently last in the WCC standings. San Diego has conference wins against Pacific, Loyola Marymount, and Portland. San Diego is averaging 60.9 points per game while giving up 67.7 points per game. San Diego is also averaging 33.7 rebounds per game and 11.1 assists per game. Duda Sanadze is averaging 12 points per game and 3.8 rebounds per game for San Diego. Vasa Pusica is averaging 8.3 points per game and 3.9 rebounds per game for the Toreros. San Diego is shooting 64.9% on free throws, 28.1% on three-pointers, and 39.5% on all field goal attempts.
San Diego is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games. San Diego is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games following an ATS win. The under is 4-1 in San Diego’s last 5 games. BYU is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Saturday games. BYU is 8-3-1 ATS in their last 12 home games. The home team is 4-1 ATS in these two teams last 5 meetings.
These teams played on Thursday, with BYU winning a very close game. BYU is the better team here and I expect a better performance from them at home. I like BYU here.