San Diego vs. St. Mary's - 2/14/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
St. Mary's Gaels (18-6) at San Diego Toreros (14-12)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 4:00 pm (Jenny Craig Pavilion)
The Line: San Diego Toreros 0 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Saint Mary’s Gaels and San Diego Toreros play Saturday at the Jenny Craig Pavilion.
The Saint Mary’s Gaels look to bounce back after splitting their last six games. On the season, Saint Mary’s is averaging 69.4 points on 46.4 percent shooting and is allowing 63.7 points on 42.6 percent shooting. Brad Waldow is averaging 19.9 points and 9.2 rebounds while Kerry Carter is averaging 12.4 points and 5.1 rebounds. Aaron Bright is the third double-digit scorer and Garrett Jackson is grabbing 4.4 rebounds. The Saint Mary’s Gaels have five players averaging at least 6.8 points, and they’re shooting 70.5 percent from the line and 37.1 percent from downtown. Defensively, Saint Mary’s is allowing 33.2 percent shooting from deep and has given up 64 or less points in six of its last 10 games.
The San Diego Toreros hope to keep things going with wins in five of their last six games. On the season, San Diego is averaging 65.9 points on 43 percent shooting and is allowing 62.8 points on 42.9 percent shooting. Johnny Dee is averaging 17.8 points and 3.5 rebounds while Christopher Anderson is averaging 8.2 points and 6.4 assists. Thomas Jacobs is grabbing 5.2 rebounds and Duda Sanadze is shooting 35.1 percent from the field. The San Diego Toreros have five players averaging at least 6.1 points, and they’re shooting 68.7 percent from the line and 35.5 percent from deep. Defensively, San Diego is allowing 32.9 percent shooting from deep and has given up 64 or less points in six of its last 10 games.
The Gaels are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 road games and 10-3 ATS in their last 13 games overall. The Toreros are 7-17 ATS in their last 24 vs. West Coast and 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games following a S.U. win. The Gaels are 0-4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in San Diego.
In a pick em game, I'm going with a red hot San Diego team at home. The home team has won five of the last seven meetings SU, and the Toreros are rolling at the moment. Give me the home team in a pick em game.