Pacific Tigers vs Cal Poly Mustangs Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Pacific when they take on the Cal Poly Mustangs on Thursday in college hoops betting action.
The Mustangs sport records of 9-11 and 10-7-1 ATS heading into this battle, while the Tigers have 13-8 and 10-7-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 7-8 for the Mustangs and 9-8 for the Tigers.
The visitors opened as 2.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including . The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Mustangs, most recently No. 239 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Tigers, who rate No. 168 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 71-67 victory for the Tigers.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Cal Poly's No. 221-ranked scoring average of 65.7 PPG, against a Tigers defense rated No. 129 and allowing 64.3 PPG. The Mustangs FG% has averaged 41.8% to date this season, less than the Tigers shooters have managed so far (47% per game).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Pacific owns the country's No. 153-rated mark, allowing 68.9 points per game on the highway. Cal Poly, on the other hand, rates No. 99 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Pacific, they were a 77-64 winner as they battled UC Davis at home. They covered in the match as a 11.5-point favorite. Pacific earned a 77-64 victory over UC Davis on Saturday, getting 15 points from Sama Taku at Spanos Center.
Last time out for Cal Poly, they were a 50-48 loser as they battled Long Beach State on the road. They covered in the match as a 6-point underdog. Kyle Odister scored 11 points in a futile effort to lead the Mustangs to a win (they lost 50-48 to Long Beach State at The Walter Pyramid on Saturday).
Pacific Tigers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Santa Barbara are 6-4
After playing UC Davis are 8-2
After a win are 6-4
Cal Poly Mustangs Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing UC Davis are 4-6
After playing Long Beach State are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4
A few Tigers at Mustangs trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pacific's last 5 games when playing on the road against Cal Poly
Pacific is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Cal Poly
Pacific is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Cal Poly is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cal Poly's last 5 games when playing Pacific
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cal Poly's last 5 games when playing at home against Pacific
Cal Poly is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Pacific
Pacific at Santa Barbara, Saturday, February 9
Cal Poly home to UC Davis, Saturday, February 9