San Francisco Dons (20-6) vs. Santa Clara Broncos (17-8)
February 12, 2022 6:00 pm EDT
The Line: Santa Clara Broncos +1 / San Francisco Dons -1; Over/Under: -151.5
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The San Francisco Dons and Santa Clara Broncos meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Leavey Center. The San Francisco Dons look for a win after winning five of their last seven games. The Santa Clara Broncos look to build on their four-game winning streak.
The San Francisco Dons are averaging 77.1 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 66.1 points on 41.6 percent shooting. Jamaree Bouyea is averaging 18.1 points and 5.1 rebounds, while Yauhen Massalski is averaging 14.2 points and 9.7 rebounds. Khalil Shabazz is the third double-digit scorer and Gabe Stefanini is grabbing 2.8 rebounds. The San Francisco Dons are shooting 34.8 percent from beyond the arc and 69.6 percent from the free throw line. The San Francisco Dons are allowing 29.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.4 rebounds per game.
The Santa Clara Broncos are averaging 77.4 points on 49 percent shooting and allowing 70.8 points on 42.8 percent shooting. Jalen Williams is averaging 18.1 points and 3.8 rebounds, while Josip Vrankic is averaging 14.9 points and 5.5 rebounds. Keshawn Justice is the third double-digit scorer and PJ Pipes is dishing 3 assists. The Santa Clara Broncos are shooting 37.9 percent from beyond the arc and 75.7 percent from the free throw line. The Santa Clara Broncos are allowing 34.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32 rebounds per game.
The Dons are 2-8-1 ATS in their last 11 road games and 6-14-1 ATS in their last 21 games overall. The Broncos are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games and 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The under is 7-2-1 in Dons last 10 road games. The over is 7-2-1 in Broncos last 10 overall. The road team is 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
The Santa Clara Broncos are playing some of their best ball of the season, and they’re solid at home, but the bottom line is the San Francisco Dons are the better team, and we’re getting a soft line we usually don’t get with them. San Francisco win by an average of 11 points on the season. I have to side with the Dons in this near pick em.