San Francisco Dons vs. Santa Clara Broncos Betting Prediction 02/13/20

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The San Francisco Dons (16-10, 5-6 WCC) will be at the Leavey Center to take on the Santa Clara Broncos (18-7, 5-5 WCC) in a WCC matchup. Action begins at 9 p.m. ET on Thursday, February 13, 2020.

San Francisco Dons at Santa Clara Broncos ATS Odds

Both teams fell in their last outing. The Broncos fell to the Pepperdine Waves, 91-77, while the Dons were defeated by the BYU Cougars, 90-76.

San Francisco did an excellent job of making free throws (17-20; 85.0 percent) while Santa Clara had an offensive rebounding percentage of 29.7 (above their season average of 23.4). Jaden Bediako put together a good outing for Santa Clara with 19 points and nine rebounds. Meanwhile, Jimbo Lull played well for San Francisco, finishing with 22 points and seven rebounds.

In their first matchup this season, Charles Minlend led the Dons to an 80-61 victory. He was the game’s leading scorer with 25 points. The Dons’ 41.4 offensive rebounding percentage was their biggest advantage over the Broncos, who had a rate of 21.4.

The sharp-shooting offense of Santa Clara will go head-to-head against the bottom-tier defense of San Francisco. The Broncos currently rank 36th in effective field goal percentage (0.537), while the Dons are 262nd in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.509). The Broncos should have the edge on that end of the court.

San Francisco Dons at Santa Clara Broncos Free Pick

Pick: SU Winner – Santa Clara, ATS Winner – Santa Clara, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Santa Clara ranks 21st in assists per game (16.1) while San Francisco ranks 208th (11.8).
  • The Dons rank 132nd in rebounds per game (35.9) while the Broncos rank 191st in rebounds allowed per game (35.9).
  • The Dons rank 29th in three pointers attempted per game (26.9) while the Broncos rank 154th (21.9).
  • San Francisco averages 6.9 steals per game, which ranks 92nd in the NCAA. Santa Clara ranks 159th in steals allowed per game (7.0).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Dons have scored an average of 71.0 points per game (5.1 below their season average) and allowed an average of 71.8 points per game (1.6 above their season average).
  • The Broncos’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 0.8, down from 6.5 for the season.