Santa Clara Broncos vs BYU Cougars 2/20/2020 Predictions, Preview and Spread
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Santa Clara Broncos vs BYU Cougars 2/20/2020 – The BYU Cougars have won six straight games and they are looking forward to extending that winning streak even further to solidify their position at the West Coast Conference. They will be hosting the Santa Clara Broncos at the Marriott Center in Provo, Utah this Thursday, February 20. It is CBS Sports Network that will be featuring the game live on television while SofaScore takes care of the online live stream. The Cougars are coming in this game as the big favorites tow in this game according to National Championship Basketball Odds over the Broncos, who will be expected to sink deeper to a four-game losing streak.
Santa Clara Broncos vs BYU Cougars 2/20/2020
Santa Clara Broncos
Santa Clara Broncos are fourth to the last in the West Coast Conference and they hold an 18-9 record. On the road, this team has won three of their eight games and they are currently on a three-game losing streak. In their last ten games, the Broncos have won four games. Wertz and Vrankic are the team’s best scorers as they average 12 points a game. Mitchell is another player that can give good production for the team.
Players to watch: T. Wertz G (27 GP 28.3 MIN 11.9 PTS 3.7 REB 4 AST 0.9 STL 0.1 BLK 2.6 TO 50.4 FG% 74.1 FT% 42.6 3PT%), J. Vrankic F (27 GP 28.7 MIN 11.9 PTS 5.4 REB 3 AST 1.3 STL 0.6 BLK 1.7 TO 47.3 FG% 72.7 FT% 38.6 3PT%), D. Mitchell F (27 GP 22.2 MIN 10 PTS 5.3 REB 1.4 AST 0.5 STL 0.4 BLK 1.7 TO 49.5 FG% 75.7 FT% 36.5 3PT%).
The BYU Cougars are on a roll and they sit at second place in the West Coast Conference just 2.5 games behind the Gonzaga Bulldogs. They are now the 23rd ranked team in the NCAA with a 21-7 record and at home, this team just lost once in 13 games. They are riding a six-game winning streak and that helped them be stable in their standing as the St. Mary’s Gaels are four games behind them. Toolson does 15.3 points per game along with 4.5 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game. Haws does 14 points per game while Bacello does double-digit scoring with 10.3 points.
Players to watch: J. Toolson G (28 GP 33.4 MIN 15.3 PTS 4.5 REB 4.3 AST 1 STL 0.4 BLK 2 TO 47.4 FG% 81.7 FT% 46.3 3PT%), T. Haws G (28 GP 32.2 MIN 14 PTS 2.5 REB 5.4 AST 1.3 STL 0.2 BLK 2.6 TO 47.5 FG% 73.5 FT% 38.9 3PT%), A. Barcello G (28 GP 29.9 MIN 10.3 PTS 3.1 REB 1.9 AST 0.9 STL 0.1 BLK 1.1 TO 50.5 FG% 87.9 FT% 50.5 3PT%).
Santa Clara Broncos vs BYU Cougars Betting Predictions
Santa Clara Broncos
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Santa Clara’s last 15 games.
BYU is 13-5 ATS in their last 18 games.
Santa Clara Broncos vs BYU Cougars Betting Picks
The Broncos are the huge underdogs in this game and this team just doesn’t have many tools to keep up as forecasted by Top Online Sportsbook. Toolson and Haws will put on a good show at home as both players try to increase their NBA draft stock.
Moneyline: A very huge ML given to the Broncos if they pull the upset with +925. Cougars are at -1400.
Spread: A very wide 15 points for this game with the Broncos are put on the +15 while the Cougars are at -15.
Total: It is 153.5 points predicted for this team to reach with the Broncos the team over and the Cougars are under.
Score Prediction: 79-63, BYU.