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Siena Saints vs San Diego Toreros Odds
The San Diego Toreros will try to cover the spread at Jenny Craig Pavilion on Sunday when they get a visit from the Siena Saints in NCAA basketball action.
The Toreros sit at 2-2 (0-3 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Saints are currently 2-2 (0-2 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? San Diego is 0-0 OU, and Siena is 0-0 OU.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 218-rated Siena taking on the No. 291-rated Toreros in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 67-62 win for the Toreros on Sunday.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features San Diego's No. 169-ranked scoring average of 69.5 PPG, against a Saints defense rated No. 51 and allowing 55.8 PPG. The Toreros FG% has averaged 46.2% to date this season, more than the Saints shooters have managed so far (39.1% per game).
Defensively, Siena features the nation's No. 113-rated defense on the road, allowing 56.3 points per game. San Diego, meanwhile, comes in at No. 206 nationally in scoring at home.
Siena was a 56-52 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Northern Kentucky. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as favorites. The Norse endured a 56-52 loss at the hands of the Saints on Saturday, despite an 18 -point effort from Eshaunte Jones at Jenny Craig Pavilion.
Last time out for San Diego, they were a 63-51 loser as they battled Tulsa at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 2-point favorite. San Diego suffered a 63-51 loss against Tulsa on Friday, getting 17 points from Johnny Dee in a losing effort at Jenny Craig Pavilion.
Siena Saints Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Maine are 0-1
After a win are 5-5
San Diego Toreros Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Santa Barbara are 7-0
After a loss are 7-3
A few Saints at Toreros trends to consider:
Siena is 6-18 SU in its last 24 games on the road
Siena at Maine, Sunday, November 25
San Diego at Santa Barbara, Wednesday, November 21