Pacific Tigers vs. San Diego Toreros - 12/31/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Diego Toreros (5-6) at Pacific Tigers (2-9)
College Basketball: Thursday, December 31, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Spanos Center)
The Line: Pacific Tigers -4.5 -- Over/Under: 132 See the Latest Odds
The San Diego Toreros will travel to play the Pacific Tigers in a West Coast Conference game on Thursday.
The Pacific Tigers are 2-9 and are coming off of a loss to San Francisco by a score of 89-76. Pacific gave up 53 points in the second half, after leading by 9 points at halftime, for the loss. D.J. Ursery had 16 points and 3 assists for Pacific. Ray Bowles added 13 points and 2 rebounds for the Tigers. Pacific was out rebounded by a total of 42-23 and had 10 assists in their defeat. Pacific is averaging 71.6 points per game while giving up 75.4 points per game. Pacific is also averaging 36.1 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per game. Alec Kobre is averaging 15.2 points per game, while Ray Bowles is averaging 12.9 points per game and 5 rebounds per game for Pacific. Pacific is shooting 71.8% on free throws, 31.3% on three-pointers, and 42.4% on all field goal attempts.
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The San Diego Toreros are 5-6 and are coming off of a win against CS Northridge by a score of 81-63. San Diego led by 12 points at halftime and pulled away in the second half for the win. Vasa Pusica had 17 points and 4 rebounds for San Diego. Brett Bailey added 11 points and 8 rebounds for the Toreros. San Diego out rebounded their opponent by a total of 41-33 and had 17 assists in their victory. San Diego is averaging 60.1 points per game while giving up 64.3 points per game. San Diego is also averaging 35.9 rebounds per game and 11.4 assists per game. Duda Sanadze is averaging 13.1 points per game and 3.8 rebounds per game, while Brett Bailey is averaging 8.4 points per game and 5.7 rebounds per game for San Diego. San Diego is shooting 58% on free throws, 28.2% on three-pointers, and 38% on all field goal attempts.
San Diego is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games. San Diego is 1-6 ATS in their last 7 Thursday games. The under is 8-2-1 in San Diego’s last 11 games. Pacific is 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 conference games. Pacific is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games. The over is 7-0 in Pacific’s last 7 home games. The under is 4-0 in these two teams last 4 meetings.
Pacific has really struggled to start this season, while San Diego has won 2 in a row. San Diego really struggles on offense, but they are solid on defense and often play in low scoring games. I like San Diego in this game.