San Francisco vs. St. Mary's - 2/26/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
St. Mary's Gaels (20-7) at San Francisco Dons (12-16)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 11:00 pm (War Memorial Gymnasium)
The Line: San Francisco Dons +1.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The San Francisco Dons and the St. Mary’s Gaels face off on Thursday at War memorial Gymnasium in WCC college basketball.
The San Francisco Dons are 12-16 this season and they have won their last three games. San Francisco is averaging 70.1 points and they are shooting 45.9 percent while defensively they are allowing 67.5 points and their opponents are shooting 42.3 percent. Kruize Pinkins leads the Dons averaging 14.3 points and 5.3 rebounds per game. Mark Toliefsen is averaging 14.1 points and 5.4 rebounds, Tim Derksen is averaging 12.3 points, and Devin Watson is averaging 7.8 points. San Francisco is 7-7 at home and 6-10 in the West Coast Conference.
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The St. Mary’s Gaels are 20-7 this season and they are coming off of a 10-point loss to Gonzaga. St. Mary’s is averaging 69.3 points and they are shooting 46.3 percent while defensively they are allowing 63.6 points and their opponents are shooting 42.5 percent. Brad Waldow leads the Gaels averaging 19.6 points and 9.2 rebounds per game. Kerry Carter is averaging 12.1 points and 5.0 rebounds, Aaron Bright is averaging 11 points, and Garret Jackson is averaging 7.3 points. St. Mary’s is 6-3 on the road and 12-4 in the WCC.
San Francisco is 4-0 against the spread in their last four games, 5-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 48-21 against the spread against the WCC. St. Mary’s is 8-1 against the spread following a loss, 12-4 against the spread in their last 16 games, and 7-17 against the spread following a double-digit home loss. The home team has covered the point spread in the last four meetings of these two.
San Francisco just isn’t very good this year so they are going to need a lot more points than this if they hope to cover.