Sacramento State vs. San Francisco - 11/26/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Francisco Dons (3-0) at Sacramento State Hornets (1-3)
College Basketball: Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 6:35 pm (Reese Court)
The Line: Sacramento State Hornets -4 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Sacramento State Hornets and San Francisco Dons meet Saturday afternoon in college basketball action at the Reese Court.
The Sacramento State Hornets could use a big victory to climb out of an early 1-3 hole to start the season. The Sacramento State Hornets are averaging 62 points on 35.6 percent shooting and allowing 84.7 points on 50.3 percent shooting. Nick Hornsby is averaging 12 points and nine rebounds while Justin Strings is averaging 12 points and two assists. Marcus Graves is the third double-digit scorer and Grant Dressler is grabbing 2.8 rebounds. The Sacramento State Hornets are shooting 21.1 percent from beyond the arc and 63.8 percent from the free throw line. The Sacramento State Hornets are allowing 56.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.7 rebounds per game. The Sacramento State Hornets have split their last two neutral site games.
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The San Francisco Dons look for another big victory to improve their solid 3-0 start to the season. The San Francisco Dons are averaging 78.7 points on 48.9 percent shooting and allowing 70 points on 40.8 percent shooting. Ronnie Boyce is averaging 28 points and 3.7 assists while Charles Minlend is averaging 11.3 points and one rebound. Jordan Ratinho is dishing one assist and Chase Foster is grabbing five rebounds. The San Francisco Dons are shooting 35 percent from beyond the arc and 74.5 percent from the free throw line. The San Francisco Dons are allowing 32.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35 rebounds per game. The San Francisco Dons have lost three of their last four neutral site games.
The Hornets are 3-9-1 ATS in their last 13 Saturday games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Dons are 9-3-2 ATS in their last 14 neutral site games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games. The over is 7-1 in Dons last 8 overall and the under is 5-2 in Hornets last 7 Saturday games.
It's hard to argue with the way the Sacramento State Hornets are playing, and they'll have the best player on the court in this matchup in Boyce. The Dons have the offense to shoot Sacramento State out of the gym and I expect that to happen in this contest. Give me San Fran and the small line.