Loyola Marymount vs. San Francisco - 2/20/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Francisco Dons (15-11) at Loyola Marymount Lions (11-16)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 4:00 pm (Albert Gersten Pavilion)
The Line: Loyola Marymount Lions -1.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: CSN California
The San Francisco Dons and Loyola Marymount Lions meet Saturday at the Gersten Pavilion.
The San Francisco Dons look to stay hot after winning six of their last eight games. The San Francisco Dons are averaging 76.6 points on 43.8 percent shooting and allowing 77.6 points on 43.3 percent shooting. Devin Watson is averaging 19.9 points and 5.2 assists while Tim Derksen is averaging 16.1 points and 6.7 rebounds. Ronnie Boyce III is the third double-digit scorer and Uche Ofoegbu is grabbing 4.6 rebounds. The San Francisco Dons are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 69 percent from the free throw line. The Dons are allowing 38.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.3 rebounds per game. The San Francisco Dons have won four of their last six road games.
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The Loyola Marymount Lions need a win after losing five of their last six games. The Loyola Marymount Lions are averaging 70 points on 41.7 percent shooting and allowing 75.6 points on 46.3 percent shooting. Adom Jacko is averaging 16.6 points and 6.4 rebounds while Brandon Brown is averaging 12.3 points and 5.9 assists. Steven Haney is dishing 1.2 assists and Marin Mornar is grabbing 4.2 rebounds. The Loyola Marymount Lions are shooting 34.1 percent from beyond the arc and 72.7 percent from the free throw line. The Lions are allowing 39.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30 rebounds per game. The Loyola Marymount Lions have lost six of their last seven home games.
The Dons are 37-16-1 ATS in their last 54 road games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games following a ATS win. The Lions are 16-36 ATS in their last 52 home games and 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The Dons are 7-0 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Loyola Marymount and 7-3 ATS in the last 10 meetings overall.
Loyola Marymount has been fade material dating back to last season, as the Lions have never been good against the spread. San Fran is playing solid ball right now and has been a covering road machine the past couple of seasons. I'm backing the Dons.