San Diego Toreros vs. Santa Clara Broncos - 1/9/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Santa Clara Broncos (5-12) at San Diego Toreros (5-9)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 10:00 pm (Jenny Craig Pavilion)
The Line: San Diego Toreros -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Santa Clara Broncos will travel to play the San Diego Toreros in a WCC game on Saturday.
The San Diego Toreros are 5-9 (0-3) and are coming off of a loss San Francisco by a score of 73-65. San Diego trailed by 7 points at halftime and could not make a come back in the second half for the loss. Vasa Pusica had 19 points and 3 assists for San Diego. Jito Kok added 15 points and 4 rebounds for the Toreros. San Diego was out rebounded by a total of 38-33 and had 12 assists in their defeat. San Diego is averaging 60.5 points per game while giving up 66.9 points per game. San Diego is also averaging 34.6 rebounds per game and 11.5 assists per game. Brett Bailey is averaging 8.6 points per game and 5.6 rebounds per game, while Duda Sanadze is averaging 12.6 points per game and 3.8 rebounds per game. Sanadze is questionable for this game. San Diego is shooting 62.7% on free throws, 27.4% on three-pointers, and 37.5% on all field goal attempts.
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The Santa Clara Broncos are 5-12 (1-4) and are coming off of a loss to BYU by a score of 97-61. Santa Clara was over matched in this game and got blown out badly. Jared Brownridge had 16 points and 2 rebounds for Santa Clara. Nate Kratch added 6 points and 8 rebounds for the Broncos. Santa Clara was out rebounded by a total of 52-33 and had 10 assists in their defeat. Santa Clara is averaging 65.8 points per game while giving up 71.4 points per game. Santa Clara is also averaging 34.7 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per game. Jared Brownridge is averaging 20.2 points per game and 3.6 rebounds per game, while Nate Kratch is averaging 10.6 points per game and 9.2 rebounds per game. Santa Clara is shooting 72% on free throws, 34.4% on three-pointers, and 40.8% on all field goal attempts.
Santa Clara is 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 road games. Santa Clara is 6-2 ATS in their last 8 conference games. The over is 7-0 in Santa Clara’s last 7 games. San Diego is 9-23 ATS in their last 32 conference games. The under is 4-0 in San Diego’s last 4 Saturday games. Santa Clara is 15-2 ATS in these two teams last 17 meetings in San Diego.
Both of these teams really struggle to score, so this could be a low scoring game. Santa Clara has found success playing in San Diego, and I think that continues here. I am going with Santa Clara.