Santa Clara Broncos vs. Pacific Tigers - 2/27/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Pacific Tigers (8-19) at Santa Clara Broncos (10-19)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Leavey Center)
The Line: Santa Clara Broncos -2.5 -- Over/Under: 137 See the Latest Odds
The Pacific Tigers will travel to play the Santa Clara Broncos in a WCC game on Saturday.
The Santa Clara Broncos are 10-19 (6-11) and are coming off of a loss to Saint Mary’s by a score of 75-50. Santa Clara has lost 3 of their last 4 games and is currently tied for 6th in the WCC standings. Santa Clara is averaging 67.4 points per game while giving up 73.6 points per game. Santa Clara is also averaging 33.7 rebounds per game and 12.4 assists per game. Jared Brownridge is averaging 20 points per game and 3 rebounds per game for Santa Clara. KJ Feagin is averaging 11.2 points per game and 3.8 assists per game for the Broncos. Santa Clara is shooting 71.4% on free throws, 34.7% on three-pointers, and 41.3% on all field goal attempts.
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The Pacific Tigers are 8-19 (6-11) and are coming off of a win against San Francisco by a score of 79-70. Pacific has lost 4 of their last 5 games and is currently tied for 6th in the WCC standings. Pacific defeated Santa Clara by a score of 73-72 in these two teams first meeting of the season. Pacific is averaging 69.7 points per game while giving up 71.9 points per game. Pacific is also averaging 35.4 rebounds per game and 13.1 assists per game. Alec Kobre is averaging 13.5 points per game and 1.5 rebounds per game for Pacific. Ray Bowles is averaging 11 points per game and 4 rebounds per game for the Tigers. Pacific is shooting 67.9% on free throws, 33.2% on three-pointers, and 44% on all field goal attempts.
Pacific is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Saturday games. Pacific is 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games. The under is 7-3 in Pacific’s last 10 games. Santa Clara is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games. Santa Clara is 0-4 ATS in their last 4 home games. The over is 7-2 in Santa Clara’s last 9 home games. The road team is 4-0 ATS in these two teams last 4 meetings.
These two teams are tied in the standings and are fighting for positioning in the WCC conference. These teams are similar in points scored and points allowed, but Pacific has the rebounding advantage and shooting advantage. I like Santa Clara to tie up the season series here.