San Diego at St. Mary's College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/6/2018
Saturday, January 6, 2018
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The San Diego Toreros head to McKeon Pavilion to take on the St. Mary's Gaels on Saturday, January 6, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has St. Mary's as 14.5 point favorites.
San Diego heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-3. They currently have a point differential of 10.1 as they are averaging 72.5 points per contest while giving up 62.4 per game. St. Mary's has an overall record of 14-2. They are averaging 80.9 points per game and surrendering 66.0, good for a point differential of 14.9.
Valuable San Diego Toreros Betting Trends
The San Diego Toreros are 5-5 against the spread this season
The San Diego Toreros are 5-5 against the over/under this year
Important St. Mary's Gaels Betting Trends
The St. Mary's Gaels are 5-7 against the spread this season
The St. Mary's Gaels are 4-8 against the over/under this year
Key San Diego Toreros Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key St. Mary's Gaels Injuries
No key injuries to report
Isaiah Wright averages 14.9 points per contest while playing 34.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 65% while his free throw percentage is 74%. Isaiah Pineiro averages 14.5 points per contest in 27.7 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.9 assists per game and 6.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Jock Landale scores 21.3 points per contest while playing 32.3 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 10.3 rebounds per contest and has 1.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 65% and his free throw percentage is at 73%. Calvin Hermanson averages 13 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.5 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
San Diego averages 72.5 points per contest this year, which is 229th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 196th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 137th in Division 1. They average 35.7 boards per contest and 14.5 assists per game, which ranks them 204th and 148th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 166th with 13.5 per game. The Toreros allow 62.4 points per contest, which is 17th in the country. They also surrender a 37% shooting percentage and a 24% average from 3-point range, ranking them 6th and 1st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 190th, and they allow 8.5 assists per game which puts them in 3rd place in college basketball. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 189th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
St. Mary's is 61st in the country with 80.9 points per contest this season. They are 5th in the nation in shooting at 52%, while their average scoring margin is 14.9. They shoot 42% from beyond the arc, which is good for 14th in Division 1. They are 285th in the country in rebounding with 33.5 boards per contest and 28th in assists per game with 17.5. The Gaels are 350th in turnovers per contest with 9.3. The Gaels give up 66.0 points per game, which ranks them 52nd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 249th and 67th in those defensive statistics. They rank 119th with 12.4 dimes allowed per game and 1st with 28.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Gaels are 7th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 10.6 per contest this year.
The Toreros are 13th in the country in defensive rating with 89.1, and their offensive rating of 103.5 is ranked 207th. They are 265th in college basketball in pace with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 123rd. As a unit they are 103rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shot attempts, ranking 20th in D-1. San Diego is 102nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 41%, which is 2nd in the country.
St. Mary's is 348th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 175th in Division 1. The Gaels are 184th in the nation in defensive rating with 101.1, and their offensive rating of 123.8 is ranked 4th. They are 350th in D-1 in pace with 64.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 59% is 8th. As a unit they are 5th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 180th in the country.
Who will win tonight's San Diego/St. Mary's college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take San Diego +14.5
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