San Diego at St. Mary's College Basketball Game Picks 3/11/2019
Monday, March 11, 2019
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The San Diego Toreros head to Orleans Arena to take on the St. Mary's Gaels on Monday, March 11, 2019. The opening line for this game has St. Mary's as 5.5 point favorites.
San Diego heads into this matchup with a mark of 18-13. They currently have a point differential of 4.6 as they are averaging 72.6 points per contest while giving up 68.0 per game. St. Mary's has an overall mark of 20-11. They are averaging 73.5 points per contest and giving up 65.0, which is a point differential of 8.5.
Valuable San Diego Toreros Betting Trends
The San Diego Toreros are 18-15-0 against the spread this season
The San Diego Toreros are 10-19-1 against the over/under this year
Important St. Mary's Gaels Betting Trends
The St. Mary's Gaels are 17-14-0 against the spread this season
The St. Mary's Gaels are 14-17-0 against the over/under this year
Key San Diego Toreros Injuries
No key injuries to report
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
Isaiah Pineiro comes into this game averaging 19.2 points per contest while playing 33.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 9.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 82%. Olin Carter III averages 15.0 points per contest in 33.2 minutes per game. He averages 1.7 assists per game and 2.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Jordan Ford scores 21.5 points per contest while playing 36.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.8 rebounds per contest and has 2.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Malik Fitts averages 15.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.1 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.6 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
San Diego averages 72.6 points per contest, which is 176th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 4.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 86th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 139th in the nation. They average 34.6 boards per contest and 14.7 assists per game, which ranks them 226th and 80th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 198th with 12.8 per game. The Toreros allow 68.0 points per contest, which is 84th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 170th and 106th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.0 rebounds a game which ranks 49th, and they allow 10.7 assists per game which puts them in 26th place in the country. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 93rd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
St. Mary's is 153rd in the nation with 73.5 points per contest this season. They are 43rd in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 8.5. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 33rd in the NCAA. They are 206th in D-1 in rebounding with 34.9 boards per contest and 340th in assists per game with 10.5. The Gaels are 336th in turnovers per contest with 10.5. The Gaels give up 65.0 points per game, which ranks them 35th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 184th and 79th in those defensive statistics. They rank 16th with 10.5 dimes allowed per game and 5th with 29.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Gaels are 14th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 10.6 per contest this year.
The Toreros are 145th in the nation in offensive rating with 105.2. In terms of pace they are 251st in the country with 68 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 87th. As a team they are 75th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 128th in Division 1. San Diego is 142nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions.
St. Mary's is 326th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions. The Gaels are 20th in the country in offensive rating with 113.1. In terms of pace they are 341st in Division 1 with 64.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 53rd. As a team they are 58th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 256th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's San Diego/St. Mary's college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take San Diego +5.5
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