Pacific at St. Mary's College Basketball Betting Tips 2/7/2019
Thursday, February 7, 2019
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The Pacific Tigers head to McKeon Pavilion to take on the St. Mary's Gaels on Thursday, February 7, 2019. The opening line for this game has St. Mary's as 15.5 point favorites.
Pacific heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-11. They currently have a point differential of -0.7 as they are averaging 69.8 points per contest while giving up 70.4 per game. St. Mary's has an overall mark of 14-9. They are averaging 77.0 points per contest and giving up 67.0, which is a point differential of 10.0.
Valuable Pacific Tigers Betting Trends
The Pacific Tigers are 11-11-0 against the spread this season
The Pacific Tigers are 9-12-1 against the over/under this year
Important St. Mary's Gaels Betting Trends
The St. Mary's Gaels are 15-8-0 against the spread this season
The St. Mary's Gaels are 13-10-0 against the over/under this year
Key Pacific Tigers Injuries
11/09/18 C Amari McCray ACL is out for season
Key St. Mary's Gaels Injuries
11/08/18 C Aaron Menzies Hand is out indefinitely
11/08/18 G Kristers Zoriks ACL is out for season
Roberto Gallinat comes into this game averaging 14.7 points per contest while playing 26.2 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is 86%. Lafayette Dorsey averages 12.0 points per contest in 21.8 minutes per game. He averages 1.1 assists per game and 3.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Jordan Ford scores 21.9 points per contest while playing 36.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.5 rebounds per contest and has 3.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Malik Fitts averages 16.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.8 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
Pacific averages 69.8 points per contest, which is 264th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -0.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 227th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 180th in the nation. They average 33.7 boards per contest and 10.3 assists per game, which ranks them 276th and 344th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 142nd with 13.6 per game. The Tigers allow 70.4 points per contest, which is 151st in the NCAA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 297th and 227th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 30.9 rebounds a game which ranks 18th, and they allow 11.5 assists per game which puts them in 63rd place in the country. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 177th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
St. Mary's is 85th in the nation with 77.0 points per contest this season. They are 23rd in the country in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 10.0. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 32nd in the NCAA. They are 221st in D-1 in rebounding with 34.8 boards per contest and 310th in assists per game with 11.4. The Gaels are 339th in turnovers per contest with 10.4. The Gaels give up 67.0 points per game, which ranks them 69th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 241st and 92nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 36th with 10.9 dimes allowed per game and 11th with 29.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Gaels are 26th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.0 per contest this year.
The Tigers are 224th in the nation in offensive rating with 101.7. In terms of pace they are 274th in the country with 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 256th. As a team they are 169th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 297th in Division 1. Pacific is 86th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions.
St. Mary's is 332nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions. The Gaels are 11th in the country in offensive rating with 116.1. In terms of pace they are 331st in Division 1 with 66 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 29th. As a team they are 22nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 246th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Pacific/St. Mary's college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Pacific +15.5
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