San Diego at St. Mary's College Basketball Picks and Tips 1/19/2019
Saturday, January 19, 2019
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The San Diego Toreros travel to McKeon Pavilion to play the St. Mary's Gaels on Saturday, January 19, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has St. Mary's as 10 point favorites.
San Diego heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-6. They currently have a point differential of 8.1 as they are averaging 75.8 points per contest while giving up 67.7 per game. St. Mary's has an overall mark of 12-7. They are averaging 77.2 points per contest and giving up 65.6, which is a point differential of 11.6.
Valuable San Diego Toreros Betting Trends
The San Diego Toreros are 9-9-0 against the spread
The San Diego Toreros are 5-12-1 against the over/under
Important St. Mary's Gaels Betting Trends
The St. Mary's Gaels are 13-6-0 against the spread
The St. Mary's Gaels are 11-8-0 against the over/under
Key San Diego Toreros Injuries
01/18/19 F Alex Floresca Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Saint Marys CA
01/18/19 G Olin Carter III Abdominal is questionable Saturday vs Saint Marys CA
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
Olin Carter III averages 16.5 points per game in 34.5 minutes per contest. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%. Isaiah Pineiro comes into this contest averaging 19.7 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per night. He pulls down 8.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Malik Fitts averages 14.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.1 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 79%. Jordan Ford averages 22.3 points per game while playing 35.3 minutes per contest. He grabs 2.3 rebounds per game and has 3.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Toreros allow 67.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 90th in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 166th and 56th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.8 rebounds a game which ranks 21st, and they give up 10.7 assists per contest which puts them in 34th place in the NCAA. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 98th in the nation. San Diego averages 75.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 127th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 8.1 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 49th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 139th in D-1. They average 35.3 rebounds per game and 16.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 212th and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 174th with 13.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Gaels surrender 65.6 points per contest, which ranks them 38th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 197th and 47th in those defensive statistics. They rank 23rd with 10.4 assists allowed per contest, and 10th with 29.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Gaels are 39th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.6 per game. St. Mary's is 98th in the country with 77.2 points per game this year. They are 21st in the D-1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 11.6. They shoot 40% from 3-point range, which is good for 12th in the nation. They are 275th in the country in rebounding with 34.1 boards per game and 292nd in assists per contest with 11.9. The Gaels are 340th in turnovers per game with 10.5.
The Toreros are 90th in the nation in offensive rating with 108.3. In terms of pace they are 240th in the country with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 54th. As a team they are 47th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 147th in Division 1. San Diego is 128th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions.
St. Mary's is 325th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions. The Gaels are 11th in the country in offensive rating with 116.3. In terms of pace they are 330th in Division 1 with 66.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 24th. As a team they are 17th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 240th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's San Diego/St. Mary's college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take St. Mary's -10
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