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BYU Cougars Visit Pacific Tigers in NCAA Basketball Betting Battle

The Pacific Tigers will try to cover the point spread at Spanos Center on Saturday when they get a visit from the BYU Cougars in NCAA basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

College basketball betting odds makers at BetOnline opened the Pacific Tigers as 6.5-point underdogs in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over/under total line at sportsbooks such as Bovada.

BYU Cougars vs Pacific Tigers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Pacific Tigers sport a record of 6-10 and 5-8-2 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the BYU Cougars have 13-3 and 6-7 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 9-6 for the Pacific Tigers and 4-9 for the BYU Cougars.

The Pacific Tigers sit at No. 219 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the BYU Cougars sit at No. 71 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Pacific's No. 176 nationally ranked offense (72.81 points per game) against a BYU Cougars defense that sits as the No. 50 at 66.06 PPG. The Pacific Tigers have been averaging 44.84% from the field, less than the Cougars have managed so far this season (47.92% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

BYU got 17 points from Elijah Bryant en route to a 69-59 victory over San Francisco on Thursday at War Memorial Gymnasium.

Jahlil Tripp scored 16 points in a futile effort to lead the Tigers to a win (they lost 74-56 to Saint Mary's-California at McKeon Pavilion on Thursday).

Betting Trends
  • BYU is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
  • BYU is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • BYU is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Pacific
  • BYU is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Pacific
  • Pacific is 2-3-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Pacific is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • Pacific is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Pacific is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing BYU

Next Betting Matchups

BYU home to Pepperdine, Thursday, January 11th
Pacific at San Diego, Thursday, January 11th