Air Force Falcons vs. Pacific Tigers Betting Prediction

Daniel GimenezArticles, Basketball, College Basketball

The Air Force Falcons (3-4) will travel to the Spanos Center to square off with the Pacific Tigers (5-4). Action gets underway at 10 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 1, 2018.

Air Force Falcons at Pacific Tigers ATS Odds

In their last outing, the Tigers lost a tough one against the Fresno State Bulldogs, 81-78, while the Falcons easily got past the Missouri State Bears, 88-69.

The Falcons had a ridiculous effective field goal percentage of 0.745 (above their season average of 0.509) and held the Bears to an offensive rebounding percentage of 21.4 (below their season average of 27.8). Pacific, on the other hand, had an offensive rebounding percentage of 36.6 (above their season average of 29.3). Ajare Sanni had a solid game for Pacific with 32 points. A.J. Walker had a good game for Air Force, recording 20 points.

The Tigers won the only contest between these two teams last year, 83-71. Pacific did an excellent job of getting to and converting from the charity stripe (26-36; 72.2 percent). Air Force, meanwhile, had a better turnover percentage (15.7 vs. 19.3).

Half-court execution will be of utmost importance when a pair of the nation’s slowest-paced teams battle. Pacific ranks 305th in possessions per game (67.3) and Air Force is 285th (67.7) dating back to the 2017-18 season.

Air Force Falcons at Pacific Tigers Free Pick

Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Pacific, ATS Winner – Air Force, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Air Force ranks 99th in three pointers attempted per game (23.7) while Pacific ranks 329th (15.3).
  • The Tigers rank 39th in steals allowed per game (5.3) while the Falcons rank 157th (6.2).
  • Pacific ranks 224th in rebounds per game (34.5) while Air Force ranks 284th (33.1).
  • The Tigers rank 132nd in blocks per game (3.5) while the Falcons rank 257th (2.4).
  • Air Force ranks 133rd in assists per game (14.1) while Pacific ranks 258th (12.3).