Portland vs. San Diego - 1/18/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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San Diego Toreros (7-13) at Portland Pilots (9-10)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 10:00 pm (Earle A. Chiles Center)
The Line: Portland Pilots PK -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The San Diego Toreros and Portland Pilots meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Chiles Center.
The San Diego Toreros need a win to snap a five-game losing streak. The San Diego Toreros are averaging 66.6 points on 42.2 percent shooting and allowing 70.3 points on 43.5 percent shooting. Braun Hartfield is averaging 13.1 points and 6.1 rebounds while Joey Calcaterra is averaging 12.4 points and 2.8 rebounds. Yauhen Massalski is dishing 1.2 assists and Marion Humphrey is grabbing 3.4 rebounds. The San Diego Toreros are shooting 31.6 percent from beyond the arc and 67.4 percent from the free throw line. The San Diego Toreros are allowing 31.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.7 rebounds per game. The San Diego Toreros have lost three straight road games.
The Portland Pilots need a win after losing seven of their last eight games. The Portland Pilots are averaging 69.9 points on 45.3 percent shooting and allowing 65.9 points on 40.2 percent shooting. Isaiah White is averaging 13.7 points and 3.1 rebounds while JoJo Walker is averaging 10.7 points and 3.4 rebounds. Malcolm Porter is the third double-digit scorer and Tahirou Diabate is grabbing 4.4 rebounds. The Portland Pilots are shooting 38.5 percent from beyond the arc and 65.5 percent from the free throw line. The Portland Pilots are allowing 29.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.7 rebounds per game. The Portland Pilots have split their last six home games.
Will update with trends once they're released.
The San Diego Toreros are not only losing games, but they're 2-5-1 ATS on the road where they lose by an average of 8.5 points and shoot 41.4 percent from the field. The Portland Pilots play their best ball where they win by an average of 4.3 points and four of their seven covers have taken place at home. In a true pick em game, I'm going to side with the Portland Pilots at home.