Portland vs. San Francisco - 1/10/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Francisco Dons (7-10) at Portland Pilots (11-5)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 4:00 pm (Earle A. Chiles Center)
The Line: Portland Pilots -7 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Portland Pilots and the San Francisco Dons face off on Saturday at the Chiles Center in WCC college basketball action.
The Portland Pilots are 11-5 this season and are coming off of a win against Santa Clara that leveled their WCC record at 2-2. Portland is averaging 72.9 points and they are shooting 45.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 68.6 points and their opponents are shooting 44.6 percent. Alec Wintering leads the Pilots averaging 14.1 points and 5.2 assists per game. Thomas van der mars is averaging 10.8 points and 7.9 rebounds, Voldymyr Gerun is averaging 10.1 points and 6.1 rebounds, and Kevin Bailey is averaging 10.7 points per game. Portland is 6-2 at home this season.
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The San Francisco Dons are 7-10 this season and they have lost their last four games in a row. USF is averaging 69.8 points and they are shooting 45.7 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 68.8 points and their opponents are shooting 42.7 percent. Kruize Pinkins is averaging 15.3 points and 5.6 rebounds per game to lead the Dons. Mark Tollefsen is averaging 14.5 points and 5.3 rebounds, Tim Derksen is averaging 11.2 points, and Matt Glover is averaging 7.0 points and 5.9 rebounds. San Francisco is 1-5 on the road this season.
Portland is 3-0-1 against the spread against the West Coast Conference, 9-3 against the spread following a win, and 4-1-1 against the spread in their last six home games. San Francisco is 41-17 against the spread against the WCC, 0-4 against the spread in their last four games, and 1-4 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread. San Francisco is 4-1 against the spread in their last five games in Portland.
This looks to be more of the 3 to 4 point edge for Portland making this number too large so the play here is San Francisco.