Santa Clara Broncos vs San Diego Toreros Odds
Santa Clara travels to San Diego on Saturday, hoping to boost its 15-6 record with a victory over the Toreros.
Supporters of the Broncos have watched them go 15-6 and 7-9 ATS on the year, while the Toreros are at 11-10 and 9-8 ATS. In totals betting, the Toreros are 3-7, while the Broncos have a 7-6 mark.
The Broncos were listed as 4-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 182-ranked Toreros and the No. 101-rated Broncos in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 79-70 win for the Broncos on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Broncos is ranked No. 130 in NCAA hoops at 36.2 per game. Contrast that with San Diego’s No. 294 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, San Diego is the No. 187-ranked team in the country at 6 per game, while Santa Clara rates No. 6 at 9 per game.
Defensively, Santa Clara features the nation's No. 184-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.1 points per game. San Diego, meanwhile, comes in at No. 170 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Santa Clara was a 66-36 winner at home against CS Bakersfield. The battle between the Broncos and Roadrunners didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as CS Bakersfield was handed a 66-36 defeat on Wednesday at Leavey Center.
San Diego lost its last outing, an 81-48 result against St. Mary's on January 24. They failed to cover in that game as a 14-point underdog. San Diego was crushed on Thursday, getting blown out by St. Mary's and falling by an 81-48 score at McKeon Pavilion.
Santa Clara Broncos Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Portland are 2-8
After playing CS Bakersfield are 1-1
After a win are 7-3
San Diego Toreros Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Gonzaga are 5-5
After playing St. Mary's are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
A few Broncos at Toreros trends to consider:
Santa Clara is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Santa Clara's last 7 games when playing on the road against San Diego
Santa Clara is 5-13 SU in its last 18 games on the road
San Diego is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Diego's last 7 games when playing Santa Clara
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Diego's last 6 games
San Diego is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Santa Clara home to Portland, Thursday, January 31
San Diego home to Gonzaga, Saturday, February 2