Pacific Tigers vs Broncos College Hoops Game Preview
Pacific Tigers vs Western Michigan Broncos Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Pacific when they take on the Western Michigan Broncos on Saturday in college hoops betting action.
The Tigers will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 11-11-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Broncos are 12-9 ATS. Pacific is 12-10 on the totals; Western Michigan is 9-5-3.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Tigers were listed as 3-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 86-rated Broncos and the No. 177-ranked Tigers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 70-69 result in favor of the Broncos.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Western Michigan's No. 47-rated squad against Pacific's No. 292-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Western Michigan rates No. 275 in the country with 5.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 152 nationally with 6.3 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Pacific owns the country's No. 150-rated mark, allowing 68.5 points per game on the highway. Western Michigan, on the other hand, rates No. 143 in scoring at home.
Pacific was a 68-59 loser in their most recent outing on the road against UC Irvine. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as underdogs. Pacific suffered a 68-59 loss against UC Irvine on Wednesday, getting 17 points from Tony Gill in a losing effort at Bren Events Center.
Western Michigan was a 66-58 winner in its last match at home against Northern Illinois. They failed to cover the 13-point spread as favorites. The Broncos grabbed a 66-58 win over the Huskies on Saturday, behind a 15-point effort from Shayne Whittington at University Arena.
Pacific Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing CS Fullerton are 5-5
After playing UC Irvine are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
Western Michigan Broncos Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Toledo are 5-5
After playing Northern Illinois are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
A few Tigers at Broncos trends to consider:
Pacific is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Pacific is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Western Michigan is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Western Michigan's last 6 games
Western Michigan is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Western Michigan's last 5 games at home
Pacific at CS Fullerton, Thursday, February 28
Western Michigan at Toledo, Wednesday, February 27