The Stanford Cardinal (5-6) will be at home in Maples Pavilion when they square off against the San Francisco Dons (6-3). The Over/Under (O/U) for the game has been set at 139.5 points with Stanford opening as a 7-point favorite. Tip-off is set for 6 p.m. ET on Sunday, December 17, 2017, and it can be seen on ESPNU.
San Francisco Dons at Stanford Cardinal Odds Preview
The last time the Dons played, they were victorious over the UC Davis Aggies, 74-61. Frankie Ferrari was the games high scorer with 19 points on 5-for-10 shooting. San Francisco dominated nearly every stat category in the game. They had an extraordinary offensive rebounding percentage of 37.9 (above their season average of 31.6) and an effective field goal percentage of 0.608 (above their season average of 0.462). UC Davis put up marks of 26.7 and 0.511, respectively, for those same stats.
The Cardinal come in on a high note after topping the Denver Pioneers in their last game, 75-62. Stanford was lifted by Daejon Davis, who contributed 20 points, five rebounds and five assists. Stanford dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had a free throw rate of 0.196 (below their season average of 0.344) and a turnover percentage of 20.1 (worse than their season average of 19.7). For those same stats, Denver had marks of 0.135 and 25.6, respectively.
The aggressive Stanford offense might be getting to the charity stripe a lot in this contest. Dating back to the 2016-17 season, the Cardinal rank ninth in the NCAA with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.281, while San Francisco has been among the NCAA’s most foul-prone squads (giving up a 334th-ranked FTA rate of 0.247).
These two teams are complete opposites in terms of the O/U total. Games including San Francisco have finished over 66.7 percent of the time, while Stanford games have gone under 63.6 percent of the time. The Dons come into this game with much better straight up (SU) and against the spread (ATS) records. They are 6-3 SU and 2-4 ATS, while the Cardinal are 5-6 SU and 2-8-1 ATS.
San Francisco Dons at Stanford Cardinal ATS Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – San Francisco, ATS Winner – San Francisco, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Cardinal rank 77th in rebounds per game (35.3) while the Dons rank 144th in rebounds allowed per game (35.2).
- San Francisco ranks 115th in blocks per game (2.9) while Stanford ranks 138th in blocks allowed per game (3.7).
- San Francisco ranks 18th in three pointers attempted per game (26.3) while Stanford ranks 235th (16.5).
- The Dons rank 31st in steals allowed per game (5.2) while the Cardinal rank 165th (6.5).
- San Francisco ranks first in assists allowed per game (10.9) while Stanford ranks 81st (13.7).