San Francisco Dons vs. Portland Pilots - 12/31/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Portland Pilots (8-7) at San Francisco Dons (7-5)
College Basketball: Thursday, December 31, 2015 at 8:00 pm (War Memorial Gymnasium)
The Line: San Francisco Dons 0 -- Over/Under: 145 See the Latest Odds
The Portland Pilots will travel to play the San Francisco Dons in a West Coast Conference game on Thursday.
The San Francisco Dons are 7-5 and are coming off of a win against Pacific by a score of 89-76. San Francisco trailed by 9 points at halftime but scored 53 points in the second half for the comeback win. Devin Watson had 23 points and 6 assists for San Francisco. Tim Derksen added 16 points and 14 rebounds for the Dons. San Francisco out rebounded their opponent by a total of 42-23 and had 15 assists in their victory. San Francisco is averaging 70.3 points per game while giving up 70.5 points per game. San Francisco is also averaging 39.3 rebounds per game and 12.3 assist per game. Devin Watson is averaging 19.1 points per game and 5.2 assists per game, while Tim Derksen is averaging 14.4 points per game and 6.9 rebounds per game. San Francisco is shooting 68.7% on free throws, 34.1% on three-pointers, and 42.5% on all field goal attempts.
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The Portland Pilots are 8-7 and are coming off of a win against Pepperdine by a score of 87-79. Portland led by 8 points at halftime and was able to maintain the lead for the win. Alec Wintering had 34 points and 4 rebounds for Portland. Bryce Pressley added 15 points and 4 assists for the Pilots. Portland out rebounded their opponent by a total of 36-33 and had 17 assists in their victory. Portland is averaging 78.7 points per game while giving up 74.7 points per game. Portland is also averaging 38.4 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per game. Alec Wintering is averaging 16.2 points per game and 5.9 assists per game, while Bryce Pressley is averaging 13.4 points per game and 5.5 rebounds per game for Portland. Portland is shooting 64.3% on free throws, 38.9% on three-pointers, and 43.8% on all field goal attempts.
Portland is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games. Portland is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games. The under is 5-0 in Portland’s last 5 Thursday games. San Francisco is 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games. San Francisco is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games. The under is 6-2 in San Francisco’s last 8 home games. The over is 6-1 in these two teams last 7 meetings.
Portland is a slightly higher scoring team than San Francisco is, but the Portland defense gives up more points per game. San Francisco has the slight rebounding and is playing at home. I am taking San Francisco here.