Holy Cross Crusaders vs San Francisco Dons Odds
The San Francisco Dons will be trying to slam the Holy Cross Crusaders on Tuesday when the teams tip off at War Memorial Gymnasium in college betting action.
The Dons bring a 5-3 record (4-2 ATS) to this tilt against the 6-4 Crusaders, who are 0-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed San Francisco go 1-3-1 so far and the Crusaders go 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 98-ranked Dons and the No. 222-rated Crusaders in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 68-62 win for the Dons on Tuesday.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features San Francisco's No. 169-ranked scoring average of 68.8 PPG, against a Crusaders defense rated No. 49 and allowing 59 PPG. The Dons FG% has averaged 45.1% to date this season, more than the Crusaders shooters have managed so far (37.3% per game).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Holy Cross owns the country's No. 27-rated mark, allowing 59.5 points per game on the highway. San Francisco, on the other hand, rates No. 142 in scoring at home.
Holy Cross won its last outing, a 67-56 result against Dartmouth on December 8. Holy Cross earned a 67-56 victory over Dartmouth on Saturday, getting 19 points from Justin Burrell at Hart Recreation Center.
San Francisco was a 59-51 loser in its last match on the road against Nevada. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as underdogs. San Francisco got 11 points from Cole Dickerson but lost anyway, 59-51, to Nevada on Saturday at Lawlor Events Center.
San Francisco Dons Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing San Diego State are 0-1
After playing Nevada are 0-2
After a loss are 7-3
A few Crusaders at Dons trends to consider:
San Francisco is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
San Francisco is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Holy Cross at Harvard, Saturday, December 22
San Francisco home to San Diego State, Saturday, December 22