San Francisco vs. Loyola Marymount - 3/6/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Loyola Marymount Lions (11-20) at San Francisco Dons (20-11)
College Basketball: Friday, March 6, 2020 at 9:00 pm (Orleans Arena)
The Line: San Francisco Dons -7 -- Over/Under: 131
The Loyola Marymount Lions and San Francisco Dons meet Friday in the college basketball WCC Tournament at the Orleans Arena.
The Loyola Marymount Lions look for a win after beating San Diego on Thursday. The Loyola Marymount Lions are averaging 64.3 points on 46.6 percent shooting and allowing 67.5 points on 44 percent shooting. Eli Scott is averaging 15.4 points and 4.4 assists while Keli Leaupepe is averaging 8.5 points and 3.7 rebounds. Jordan Bell is dishing 1.5 assists and Ivan Alipiev is grabbing 3.3 rebounds. The Loyola Marymount Lions are shooting 31.3 percent from beyond the arc and 66.5 percent from the free throw line. The Loyola Marymount Lions are allowing 32.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 27.9 rebounds per game. The Loyola Marymount Lions have split their last six non-home games.
The San Francisco Dons enter this tournament on a three-game winning streak. The San Francisco Dons are averaging 74.7 points on 43.6 percent shooting and allowing 69.4 points on 45 percent shooting. Charles Minlend is averaging 14 points and 4.8 rebounds while Jamaree Bouyea is averaging 12.6 points and 3.5 assists. Jimbo Lull is the third double-digit scorer and Khalil Shabazz is grabbing 2.9 rebounds. The San Francisco Dons are shooting 33.6 percent from beyond the arc and 72.3 percent from the free throw line. The San Francisco Dons are allowing 38.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.3 rebounds per game. The San Francisco Dons have split their last six non-home games.
The Lions are 7-3-2 ATS in their last 12 neutral site games, 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games as an underdog and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Dons are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 Friday games, 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 neutral site games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The under is 5-2 in Lions last 7 overall. The under is 7-2 in Dons last 9 games as a favorite. The underdog is 6-0 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
The first two games between these teams were competitive, and the San Francisco Dons enter this tournament winning their last five games by an average of just 2.4 points while shooting 38.6 percent from the field and 32.1 percent from deep. The San Francisco Dons are also just 6-10 against the spread this season when favorites of five or more points. The Loyola Marymount Lions are 9-6 against the spread in non-home games this season. I want the points.