St. Mary's at San Diego College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/3/2018
Saturday, February 3, 2018
Jenny Craig Pavilion
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The St. Mary's Gaels travel to Jenny Craig Pavilion to play the San Diego Toreros on Saturday, February 3, 2018. The opening line for this game has St. Mary's as 8.5 point favorites.
St. Mary's heads into this matchup with a mark of 22-2. They currently have a point differential of 15.2 as they are averaging 79.5 points per contest while giving up 64.3 per game. San Diego has an overall mark of 15-8. They are averaging 70.3 points per contest and giving up 64.7, which is a point differential of 5.5.
Valuable St. Mary's Gaels Betting Trends
The St. Mary's Gaels are 10-10 against the spread this season
The St. Mary's Gaels are 6-14 against the over/under this year
Important San Diego Toreros Betting Trends
The San Diego Toreros are 8-9 against the spread this season
The San Diego Toreros are 8-10 against the over/under this year
Key St. Mary's Gaels Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key San Diego Toreros Injuries
No key injuries to report
Calvin Hermanson averages 11.9 points per game in 31.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%. Jock Landale averages 22.3 points per game while playing 33.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 10.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Isaiah Wright averages 14.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 5.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Isaiah Pineiro averages 15.8 points per game while playing 27.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Gaels allow 64.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 207th and 35th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 27.7 rebounds a game which ranks 1st, and they give up 12.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 74th place in the country. They force 10.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in college basketball. St. Mary's averages 79.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 59th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 15.2 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a team, which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 7th in D-1. They average 33.5 rebounds per game and 17.2 assists per game, which ranks them 283rd and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 346th with 9.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Toreros surrender 64.7 points per contest, which ranks them 25th in the country. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 28% average from 3-point range, ranking them 12th and 2nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 2nd with 8.7 assists allowed per contest, and 134th with 34.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Toreros are 109th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.7 per game this season. San Diego is 267th in Division 1 with 70.3 points per game this year. They are 176th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 5.5. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 138th in the nation. They are 260th in college basketball in rebounding with 34.0 boards per game and 145th in assists per contest with 14.2. The Toreros are 171st in turnovers per game with 13.2.
The Gaels are 3rd in the nation in offensive rating with 122.2, and their defensive rating of 98.8 is ranked 104th. In terms of pace they are 349th in the country with 64.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 60% is 3rd. As a team they are 3rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 229th in Division 1. St. Mary's is 335th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 122nd in the nation.
San Diego is 93rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 44%, which is 5th in the nation. The Toreros are 213th in the country in offensive rating with 103, and their defensive rating of 94.9 is ranked 35th. In terms of pace they are 293rd in Division 1 with 67.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 110th. As a team they are 95th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 34th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's St. Mary's/San Diego college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take San Diego +8.5
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