BYU Cougars vs. Pacific Tigers - 2/6/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Pacific Tigers (6-15) at BYU Cougars (17-7)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 4:00 pm (Marriott Center)
The Line: BYU Cougars -18 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The BYU Cougars will host the Pacific Tigers this Saturday.
The BYU Cougars come into this game with a 17-7 record and are currently 3rd in the WCC. The Cougars have won their last 3 games with their most recent game being a 70-59 home win over Saint Marys. Through 23 games this season the leading scorer for the Cougars has been Chase Fischer who is averaging 18.0 points per game and 2.5 rebounds. Kyle Collins worth is second on the team with 15.1 points per game and 7.8 rebounds.
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The Pacific Tigers come into this game with a 6-15 record and are currently 7th in the WCC The Pacific Tigers lost their last 3 games in a row with their most recent being a 54-43 loss to San Diego. Through 21 games this season the leading scorer for the Tiger has been Alec Kobre who is averaging 12.9 points per game and 1.4 rebounds. Ray Bowles is second on the team with 11.8 points per game and 4.0 rebounds.
The Pacific Tigers are 6-1 against the spread in their last 7 games overall. The Tigers are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a winning home record. BYU is 0-4 against the spread in their last 4 Saturday games. The Cougars are 8-2-1 against the spread in their last 11 home games.
The BYU Cougars are one of the best home teams in the country and they have been playing well lately. The Pacific Tigers have struggled this season and will have a tough time hanging with BYU. I think BYU can cover this spread at home.