San Francisco Dons vs Toreros College Hoops Game Preview
San Francisco Dons vs San Diego Toreros Odds
College basketball wagering interest will be high on Thursday when the Dons of San Francisco hit the hard court against the Toreros of San Diego.
The Toreros are 13-16 so far on the season, and 14-11 ATS vs. the number. The Dons, meanwhile, are 13-15 and 17-7 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen San Diego go 7-11 and the Dons go 9-13-1 on the totals.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Toreros as 1-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 215-ranked Toreros and the No. 209-rated Dons in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 67-66 win for the Dons on Thursday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up San Diego's No. 248 nationally ranked offense (64.4 points per game) against a Dons defense that sits as the No. 243 at 69.4 PPG. The Toreros have been averaging 43.3% from the field, less than the Dons have managed so far this season (44.9% on average).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, San Francisco owns the country's No. 126-rated mark, allowing 67.5 points per game on the highway. San Diego, on the other hand, rates No. 207 in scoring at home.
San Francisco was a 64-58 winner in their most recent outing at home against Pepperdine. They failed to cover the 7.5-point spread as favorites. San Francisco got 18 points from Mark Tollefsen en route to a 64-58 victory over Pepperdine on Saturday at War Memorial Gymnasium.
In their last action, San Diego was an 81-50 loser on the road against Gonzaga. They failed to cover the 22.5-point spread as underdogs. San Diego was run off the court by the Bulldogs on Saturday as Gonzaga routed them 81-50 at McCarthey Athletic Center.
San Francisco Dons Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
After playing Pepperdine are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
San Diego Toreros Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Pepperdine are 3-7
After playing Gonzaga are 6-4
After a loss are 2-8
A few Dons at Toreros trends to consider:
San Francisco is 6-0-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against San Diego
San Francisco is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 6 games on the road
San Francisco is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games when playing at home against San Francisco
San Diego is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against San Francisco
San Diego is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
San Francisco home to Northern Kentucky, Thursday, March 14
San Diego home to Pepperdine, Saturday, March 2