Santa Barbara Gauchos vs Pacific Tigers Odds
The Pacific Tigers will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Santa Barbara Gauchos at Spanos Center on Thursday in NCAA hoops play.
The Tigers currently sports a 7-7 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 6-4-1 ATS. The Gauchos are 5-9 and 6-6 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Tigers produce a 7-3 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Gauchos have gone 6-3 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Tigers sit at No. 133 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Gauchos sit at No. 211 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Tigers will win this game 70-63.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Gauchos rank No. 200 in NCAA Division 1 with 34.8 per game. That compares with Pacific’s No. 271 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Pacific is college basketball's No. 243-ranked team at 5.6 per game, while the Gauchos rate No. 9 with 9.1 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Santa Barbara owns the country's No. 307-rated mark, allowing 77.9 points per game on the highway. Pacific, on the other hand, rates No. 140 in scoring at home.
Santa Barbara was a 77-70 loser in their most recent outing at home against Long Beach State. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as favorites. The Gauchos endured a 77-70 loss at the hands of the 49ers on Saturday, despite a 16-point effort from Alan Williams at Thunderdome.
Last time out for Pacific, they were a 74-64 winner as they battled UC Davis on the road. They covered in the match as a 1-point favorite. The Tigers grabbed a 74-64 win over the Aggies on Saturday, behind a 20-point effort from Sama Taku at UC Davis Pavilion.
Santa Barbara Gauchos Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing UC Davis are 7-3
After playing Long Beach State are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5
Pacific Tigers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Cal Poly are 7-3
After playing UC Davis are 8-2
After a win are 3-7
A few Gauchos at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Santa Barbara's last 6 games when playing on the road against Pacific
Santa Barbara is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Pacific
Santa Barbara is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pacific's last 6 games when playing at home against Santa Barbara
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Pacific's last 13 games when playing Santa Barbara
Pacific is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Pacific is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara at UC Davis, Saturday, January 12
Pacific home to Cal Poly, Saturday, January 12