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San Diego Toreros vs Broncos College Hoops Game Preview

San Diego TorerosSanta Clara Broncos
Feb 14, 10:00 PM | Leavey Center

San Diego Toreros vs Santa Clara Broncos Odds

13-13TEAM RECORD17-8

College basketball wagering interest will be high on Thursday when the Toreros of San Diego hit the hard court against the Broncos of Santa Clara.

Santa Clara battles the Toreros, currently sitting with a 13-13 mark (13-9 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 9-8 for the Broncos and 6-9 for the Toreros.

View San Diego vs Santa Clara Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Broncos installed as 11.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Broncos at No. 105 and the Toreros at No. 186 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 78-69 result in favor of the Broncos.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Santa Clara's No. 158-rated squad against San Diego's No. 256-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Santa Clara rates No. 14 in the country with 8.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 185 nationally with 6 per match.

Defensively, San Diego features the nation's No. 97-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.4 points per game. Santa Clara, meanwhile, comes in at No. 73 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, San Diego was a 74-64 loser at home against St. Mary's. They covered the 10.5-point spread as underdogs. San Diego got 19 points from Johnny Dee but lost anyway, 74-64, to St. Mary's on Saturday at Jenny Craig Pavilion.

In their last action, Santa Clara was an 84-63 loser at home against St. Mary's. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as underdogs. Santa Clara was crushed on Thursday, getting blown out by St. Mary's and falling by an 84-63 score at Leavey Center.

San Diego Toreros Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Portland are 5-5
After playing St. Mary's are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

Santa Clara Broncos Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Pepperdine are 5-5
After playing St. Mary's are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

A few Toreros at Broncos trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games when playing on the road against Santa Clara
San Diego is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Santa Clara
San Diego is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Santa Clara's last 5 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Santa Clara's last 5 games when playing at home against San Diego
Santa Clara is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Santa Clara is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home

Next up:
San Diego at Portland, Thursday, February 21
Santa Clara home to Pepperdine, Saturday, February 16