Cal Poly Mustangs vs Tigers College Hoops Game Preview
Cal Poly Mustangs vs Pacific Tigers Odds
The Pacific Tigers will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Cal Poly Mustangs at Spanos Center in NCAA basketball action.
Pacific will face the 7-7 Mustangs, who own a 6-5-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Tigers are 8-3 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Mustangs are 5-4 favoring the OVER.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Pacific sat as 6.5-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Tigers at No. 133 and the Mustangs at No. 252 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 70-67 result in favor of the Tigers.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Pacific's No. 276-rated squad against Cal Poly's No. 322-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Pacific rates No. 182 in the country with 6.1 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 82 nationally with 7.1 per match.
Defensively, Cal Poly features the nation's No. 129-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.5 points per game. Pacific, meanwhile, comes in at No. 124 nationally in scoring at home.
Cal Poly was a 69-67 loser in its last match on the road against UC Davis. They earned a push of the 2-point spread as underdogs. The Mustangs endured a 69-67 loss at the hands of the Aggies on Thursday, despite a 19-point effort from Dylan Royer at UC Davis Pavilion.
Last time out for Pacific, they were an 80-62 winner as they battled Santa Barbara at home. They covered in the match as a 7-point favorite. Tony Gill scored 17 points leading the Tigers to an 80-62 victory over Santa Barbara at Spanos Center on Thursday.
Cal Poly Mustangs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Santa Barbara are 4-6
After playing UC Davis are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
Pacific Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Hawaii are 3-1
After playing Santa Barbara are 6-4
After a win are 3-7
A few Mustangs at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Cal Poly's last 9 games when playing on the road against Pacific
Cal Poly is 3-8-1 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
Cal Poly is 4-13 SU in its last 17 games when playing on the road against Pacific
Cal Poly is 2-12 SU in its last 14 games on the road
Pacific is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pacific's last 5 games when playing Cal Poly
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Pacific's last 9 games when playing at home against Cal Poly
Pacific is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games when playing at home against Cal Poly
Cal Poly at Santa Barbara, Saturday, January 19
Pacific at Hawaii, Thursday, January 17