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Pacific Tigers vs San Diego Toreros Preview

San Diego Toreros Pacific Tigers
13-14 February 15, 2014, 10:00 | Spanos Center 14-10



Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for San Diego when they take on the Pacific Tigers on Saturday in college hoops betting action.

The Tigers sit at 14-10 (15-8 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Toreros are currently 13-14 (12-11 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Pacific is 17-5 OU, and San Diego is 12-10 OU.

View San Diego Toreros vs Pacific Tigers Odds and Stats.

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.

The Tigers - Toreros odds would favor the Tigers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Pacific is rated No. 138 in the current Odds Shark poll, while San Diego is at No. 175.

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San Diego lost its last outing, a 69-57 result against St. Mary's on February 13. They failed to cover in that game as a 11.5-point underdog. Dennis Kramer went off for 25 points and added 9 rebounds but it wasn't enough as St. Mary's handed San Diego a 69-57 defeat at McKeon Pavilion.

Pacific won its last outing, an 89-82 result against BYU on February 13. They covered in that game as a 3.5-point underdog. Pacific earned an 89-82 victory over BYU on Thursday, getting 18 points from Tony Gill at Spanos Center.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Pacific's No. 52 nationally ranked offense (76.12 points per game) against a Toreros defense that sits as the No. 38 at 64.59 PPG. The Tigers have been averaging 45.39% from the field, more than the Toreros have managed so far this season (44.94% on average).

A few Toreros at Tigers trends to consider:
San Diego is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
San Diego is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
San Diego is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
San Diego is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Pacific is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Pacific is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pacific's last 5 games
Pacific is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games at home


Next up:
San Diego home to Portland, Thursday, February 20th
Pacific at Santa Clara, Thursday, February 20th