Pacific Tigers (2-5) vs. UC Davis Aggies (6-2)
December 1, 2022 9:00 pm EDT
The Line: UC Davis Aggies -7.5 / Pacific Tigers +7.5; Over/Under: +154.5
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The Pacific Tigers and UC Davis Aggies meet Thursday in college basketball action at the University Credit Union Center. The Pacific Tigers look for their third win. The UC Davis Aggies look for their seventh victory.
The Pacific Tigers are averaging 79.6 points on 46.5 percent shooting and allowing 78 points on 46.4 percent shooting. Jordan Ivy-Curry is averaging 15 points and 1.6 assists, while Donovan Williams is averaging 12.9 points and 4.4 rebounds. Tyler Beard is the third double-digit scorer and Luke Avdalovic is grabbing 2 rebounds. The Pacific Tigers are shooting 38.2 percent from beyond the arc and 72.3 percent from the free throw line. The Pacific Tigers are allowing 35 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29 rebounds per game.
The UC Davis Aggies are averaging 79.5 points on 47.7 percent shooting and allowing 72 points on 41.5 percent shooting. Elijah Pepper is averaging 19.4 points and 6.4 rebounds, while Ty Johnson is averaging 17.4 points and 5.8 rebounds. Christian Anigwe is the third double-digit scorer and Robby Beasley III is grabbing 4 rebounds. The UC Davis Aggies are shooting 37.6 percent from beyond the arc and 61.2 percent from the free throw line. The UC Davis Aggies are allowing 39.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.4 rebounds per game.
The Tigers are 7-18-1 ATS in their last 26 road games and 16-34-2 ATS in their last 52 games overall. The Aggies are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 3-8-1 ATS in their last 12 games following a straight up win. The over is 10-2 in Tigers last 12 overall. The over is 5-2 in Aggies last 7 overall.
The Pacific Tigers are going through a rough patch right now, and they’re a team that hasn’t covered numbers dating back to last season. The UC Davis Aggies have been a consistent offensive club, and they usually do their best work at home. It’s still early, but UC Davis appears to be the clear better team here. I’ll lay the buckets.