San Diego Toreros vs Southern Utah Thunderbirds Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for San Diego when they take on the Southern Utah Thunderbirds on Tuesday in college hoops betting action.
The Thunderbirds bring a 2-5 record (1-4 ATS) to this tilt against the 3-5 Toreros, who are 2-4 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Southern Utah go 0-1 so far and the Toreros go 0-0.
The visitors opened as 3.5-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including . The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 190 (Thunderbirds) and the No. 255 (Toreros) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 69-56 result in favor of the Toreros has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Southern Utah has the nation's No. 207-rated offensive output, at 66.3 PPG. The visiting Toreros defense ranks No. 96 allowing on average 62 PPG. The Thunderbirds FG% has averaged 44% so far, less than the Toreros marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.7% per game.
Defensively, San Diego features the nation's No. 47-rated defense on the road, allowing 60 points per game. Southern Utah, meanwhile, comes in at No. 60 nationally in scoring at home.
San Diego lost its last outing, a 56-51 result against Stephen F. Austin on December 1. Christopher Anderson scored 13 points in a futile effort to lead the Toreros to a win (they lost 56-51 to Stephen F. Austin at William R. Johnson Coliseum on Saturday).
Southern Utah won its last outing, a 95-65 result against San Diego Christian on December 1. The Thunderbirds blew out San Diego Christian on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 95-65 win at Centrum Arena.
San Diego Toreros Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Tulane are 1-0
After playing Stephen F. Austin are 3-0
After a loss are 6-4
Southern Utah Thunderbirds Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
After a win are 4-6
A few Toreros at Thunderbirds trends to consider:
San Diego is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Southern Utah is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
Southern Utah is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games
San Diego home to Tulane, Saturday, December 8
Southern Utah home to North Dakota, Monday, December 17