Cal Poly Mustangs at Santa Clara Broncos Betting Prediction 11/08/19

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The Cal Poly Mustangs will get their season going on the road when they go head-to-head with the Santa Clara Broncos (1-0) at Leavey Center. The game gets underway at 10 p.m. ET on Friday, November 8, 2019.

Cal Poly Mustangs at Santa Clara Broncos ATS Odds

In the Broncos’ last game, they dismantled the California-Santa Cruz Banana Slugs, 97-52. Santa Clara rallied around DJ Mitchell, who was the top scorer from either team with 18 points on 7-for-9 shooting. Santa Clara played a nearly flawless game. They had an effective field goal percentage of 0.640 and a turnover percentage of 17.0. California-Santa Cruz had marks of 0.352 and 25.7, respectively, for those same stats.

Cal Poly failed to make the tournament following a 6-23 regular season last season.

Last season, the Mustangs were 6-23 straight up (SU) and 7-20-1 against the spread (ATS). Cal Poly’s games had a tendency to finish over the O/U total (60.7 percent).

Half-court execution will be at a premium when two of the country’s slowest-paced teams square off. Santa Clara ranks 253rd in possessions per game (67.7) and Cal Poly was 261st (67.6) dating back to the 2018-19 season.

Cal Poly Mustangs at Santa Clara Broncos Free Pick

Free Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Santa Clara, ATS Winner – Cal Poly, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2018-Present):

  • Santa Clara ranks 107th in rebounds allowed per game (34.0) while Cal Poly ranks 281st (38.2).
  • The Mustangs rank 49th in steals allowed per game (5.3) while the Broncos rank 168th (6.5).
  • Cal Poly is 24th in the nation with 19.1 three pointers allowed per game while Santa Clara is 37th with 19.6 three pointers allowed per game.
  • The Broncos rank 129th in assists per game (13.7) while the Mustangs rank 293rd (10.4).
  • Santa Clara ranks 38th in blocks allowed per game (2.6) while Cal Poly ranks 161st (3.5).