Sam Houston State Bearkats vs. San Diego Toreros CIT Pick, Odds, Prediction 3/22/14
San Diego Toreros (17-16) at Sam Houston State Bearkats (24-10)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 7:00 pm (University of Dayton Arena)
The Line: Sam Houston State Bearkats +1.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Sam Houston State Bearkats and the San Diego Toreros face off on Saturday in a CIT matchup.
The Sam Houston State Bearkats have won five of their last six games including a win over Alabama State on Tuesday to advance to this game. SHSU is 12-1 at home this season and 11-5 in non-conference games. Jabari Peters leads the Bearkats averaging 12.5 points per game. Kaheem Ransom is averaging 11.6 points, Paul Baxter is averaging 8.9 points, and Terrance Motley is averaging 8.5 points. San Houston State is averaging 75.7 points and they are shooting 46.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 69.2 points and their opponents are shooting 43.6 percent. SHSU has just one win over a team with a RPI better than 150.
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The San Diego Torreos finished the season in sixth place ion the WCC and that was good enough to make it to the post season. San Diego beat Portland State on Tuesday by 22 points to advance to this game. Johnny Dee leads the Toreros averaging 16.9 points per game. Dennis Kramer is averaging 11.6 points and 6.7 rebounds, Christopher Anderson is averaging 10 points, and Duda Sanadze is averaging 12.9 points. San Diego is averaging 67.4 points and they are shooting 44.8 percent while defensively they are allowing 64.7 points and their opponents are shooting 42.4 percent. San Diego has a RPI of 152 and they are 7-9 in games away form home this season.
Sam Houston State is 5-0 against the spread in their last five home games, 6-1 against the spread in their last seven games, and 3-8 against the spread in their last 11 non-conference games. San Diego is 5-2 against the spread in their last seven road games, 3-7 against the spread in their last 10 games, and 8-3 against the spread in their last 11 road games against a team with a winning home record.
I like San Diego here even on the road and I am willing to lay the small number.
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