Northern Colorado vs. San Diego Pick
Will San Diego be able to defend its home court when it faces Northern Colorado in the CIT Tournament quarterfinal tonight at 10PM ET?
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Location: Jenny Craig Pavilion, San Diego, California
TV: N/A, 10PM ET
According to oddsmakers at YouWager, San Diego is favored in this game, as the Toreros are getting odds of -3.5 points against Northern Colorado. The over/under total is currently listed at 146.5 points.
The spread opened up with San Diego as just a 2-point favorite, but the spread has been climbing since and is at its highest point right now. The over/under total opened at 147 points, but then fell back to 146.5.
PUBLIC BETTING INFORMATION
As of Wednesday morning, the public betting is behind San Diego, as the Toreros are getting 52 percent of the wagers as the slight favorite at home against Northern Colorado.
San Diego has one on the injury report for tonight’s game. Cameron Neubauer is listed as probable to play despite a groin injury. The guard averages 6.9 points and 3.5 rebounds per game over 28.8 minutes of action per contest. Northern Colorado is injury free heading into tonight’s game.
San Diego has picked up a pair of wins in the tournament, beating Hartford and Portland State. The Toreros covered in an 88-72 win over Hartford and failed to cover in its 67-64 win over Portland State. Northern Colorado has played one game thus far, defeating Drake 81-72 as a 7-point favorite.
Northern Colorado comes in as the underdog, but the Bears have covered the spread in eight of their last nine games. San Diego has covered in four of its last six, but is just 13-14-1 against the spread on the season.
The Bears are particularly strong at the betting window when on the road. They have posted a 13-6-1 record ATS away from home. Their offense has been tough to deal with, as the Bears average just under 80 per game. That should be a problem for a San Diego team that is putting up less than 70 per contest.
CIT TOURNAMENT PREDICTIONS: NORTHERN COLORADO +3.5