San Francisco vs. Pacific WCC Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Friday, March 3, 2023

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San Francisco vs. Pacific WCC Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Friday, March 3, 2023

College Basketball Predictions

The Pacific Tigers (15-17, 7-9 WCC) are 9-point underdogs in their WCC Tournament matchup against the San Francisco Dons (18-13, 7-9 WCC) on Friday at Orleans Arena, tipping off at 11:30 PM on WCC Network. The winner moves one step closer to the conference championship and an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket. The matchup has a point total of 155.5.

San Francisco vs. Pacific Odds

  • San Francisco odds to win: -432
  • Pacific odds to win: +336
  • Spread: San Francisco (-9)
  • Total: 155.5

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Friday, March 3, 2023
  • Time: 11:30 PM ET
  • TV: WCC Network
  • Where: Paradise, Nevada
  • Venue: Orleans Arena

Who Will Win San Francisco vs. Pacific?

San Francisco and Pacific Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

In games it has played as at least 9-point favorites this season, San Francisco is 3-6 against the spread.

Pacific has a 4-4 record against the spread when an underdog by 9 points or more this year.

The two teams average a combined 3.7 fewer points per game (151.8) than this matchup’s over/under of 155.5 points.

San Francisco and Pacific have seen their opponents average a combined 5.0 fewer points per game than the over/under of 155.5 set in this matchup.

San Francisco’s average point total in outings this year is 148.6, 6.9 points below the total in this game.

The average over/under in Tigers games this year is 1.7 fewer points than the point total of 155.5 for this outing.

The Dons’ ATS record is 14-16-0 this season.

The Tigers have a 15-15-0 record against the spread this season.

San Francisco Stats & Insights

San Francisco outscores opponents by 2.7 points per game (scoring 75.6 per game to rank 88th in college basketball while allowing 72.9 per contest to rank 263rd in college basketball) and has a +84 scoring differential overall.

San Francisco grabs 31.6 rebounds per game (184th in college basketball) while conceding 30.1 per outing to its opponents. It outrebounds opponents by 1.5 boards per game.

The Dons make 9.9 three-pointers per game (12th in college basketball), 3.3 more than their opponents (6.6). They are shooting 35.4% from deep (112th in college basketball) while allowing opponents to shoot 34.1%.

San Francisco ranks 101st in college basketball by averaging 96.9 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 244th in college basketball, allowing 93.4 points per 100 possessions.

Offensively, the Dons have performed better when playing at home this year, scoring 78.5 points per game, compared to 74.5 per game on the road.

Pacific Stats & Insights

Pacific has a -45 scoring differential, falling short by 1.4 points per game. It is putting up 76.2 points per game, 73rd in college basketball, and is allowing 77.6 per contest to rank 348th in college basketball.

Pacific loses the rebound battle by 5.4 boards on average. It records 28 rebounds per game, 343rd in college basketball, while its opponents pull down 33.4.

Pacific hits 9.2 three-pointers per game (27th in college basketball), while its opponents have made 8.2 on average.

Pacific ranks 101st in college basketball averaging 96.9 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 344th, allowing 98.7 points per 100 possessions.

At home, the Tigers average 75.2 points per game. On the road, they average 76.9.

San Francisco Key Players to Watch

Khalil Shabazz leads the Dons in points, rebounds and assists, scoring 17.2 points, grabbing 5.5 rebounds and dishing out 2.9 assists per game.

The Dons get the most three-point shooting production out of Shabazz, who knocks down 2.6 threes per game.

Shabazz and Saba Gigiberia lead San Francisco on the defensive end, with Shabazz leading the team in steals averaging 2.2 per game and Gigiberia in blocks averaging 0.6 per contest.

Pacific Key Players to Watch

Keylan Boone holds the top spot on the Tigers leaderboards for both scoring and rebounding with 13.8 points and four rebounds per game.

Pacific’s assist leader is Moe Odum with 3.7 per game. He also scores 5.8 points per game and tacks on 1.7 rebounds per game.

Boone is dependable from distance and leads the Tigers with 2.2 made threes per game.

Odum (0.8 steals per game) is the steal leader for Pacific while Sam Freeman (0.7 blocks per game) is the block leader.

San Francisco vs. Pacific Prediction

  • Pick ATS:

    Pacific (+9)

  • Pick OU:

    Under (155.5)

  • Prediction:
    San Francisco 78, Pacific 73
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