Pacific Tigers at San Diego Toreros ATS Prediction 02/29/20

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The San Diego Toreros (9-21, 2-13 WCC) welcome the Pacific Tigers (22-9, 10-5 WCC) to Jenny Craig Pavilion as the regular season finishes up. Action starts at 10 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 29, 2020.

Pacific Tigers at San Diego Toreros Betting Odds

In their last game, the Toreros were blown out by the third-ranked Gonzaga Bulldogs, 94-59, while the Tigers were victorious over the Loyola Marymount Lions, 60-53. Pacific dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had a turnover percentage of 17.2 (worse than their season average of 16.3) and an effective field goal percentage of 0.500 (below their season average of 0.506). Loyola Marymount was 21.8 and 0.435, respectively, for those same stats. San Diego, meanwhile, had a better effective field goal percentage (0.419 vs. 0.577). San Diego received a boost from Alex Floresca, who contributed 11 points and six rebounds. Amari McCray was a key piece for Pacific with 19 points and eight rebounds. In their first matchup this year, Jahbril Price-Noel led the Tigers to a 66-58 victory. He recorded 16 points. The Tigers’ offensive rebounding percentage was their biggest strength over the Toreros. Pacific had a rate of 29.4, while San Diego posted a mark of 22.2. Second-chance points could be rare for San Diego in this contest. The Toreros rank 259th in offensive rebounding percentage (25.8 percent), while Pacific ranks second in defensive rebounding percentage (79.9 percent).

Pacific Tigers at San Diego Toreros Betting Pick

Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Pacific, ATS Winner – Pacific, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Pacific ranks third in assists allowed per game (8.6) while San Diego ranks 152nd (12.8).
  • The Toreros rank 214th in three pointers attempted per game (20.1) while the Tigers rank 296th (16.1).
  • Pacific ranks 23rd in blocks allowed per game (2.5) while San Diego ranks 96th (3.2).
  • The Tigers rank second in rebounds allowed per game (28.0) while the Toreros rank 145th (35.0).
  • Pacific ranks 44th in steals allowed per game (5.5) while San Diego ranks 174th (6.9).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Tigers have scored an average of 72.8 points per game (2.6 above their season average) and allowed an average of 66.2 points per game (1.9 above their season average).
  • The Toreros’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 12.2, up from 6.4 for the season.