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San Francisco vs Murray State 3/17/22 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

Game: Murray State Racers vs San Francisco Dons
Date & Time: 3/18/2022, 1:40 AM UTC
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Latest Odds: MURR -2 ; O/U 136.5

San Francisco will take on Murray State in the first round of the NCAA Division I National Championship Tournament on Thursday for tip off tip TBD. San Francisco made the tournaments as an at-large bid the number 10 seed while Murray State was the Ohio Valley Champions beating Morehead State in the championship by the score of 71–67. Murray state will be the number seven seed in this match up with a record on the season of 30–2, currently on a 20 game winning streak.

San Francisco comes into this game with a record on the season of 24–9, and have been victorious in three out of their last five games coming against Pacific, San Diego, and BYU by the score of 75–63. The only two losses for San Francisco came against number one overall seed Gonzaga twice once by the score of 104-71 and once 81-71.

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Jamaree Bouyea is the team leader for San Francisco with 16.7 points per game on the season and a field goal percentage of 46.8%, to go along with a free-throw percentage of 75.5%. Jamaree he's also the team leader for San Francisco in minutes per game played with 35.9 on average this season.

Murray state is led by KJ Williams who is averaging 18.2 points per game with a field goal percentage on the season of 54.4%, and a free-throw percentage of 69.6%. Justice Hill is the team leader for Murray State in minutes per game averaging 30.7 on the season. KJ Williams is the team leader in rebounds per game average and 8.6.


Odds Table

Betting Trends

  • The Dons are 6-4 in their last 10 games.
  • The Dons are 13-18-1 ATS.
  • The Racers are 16-12-1 ATS.
  • The Racers are 10-0 in their last 10 games.
Free NCAA Basketball Pick: Murray State Racers -2

Although San Francisco has played extremely well this season, they have yet to get over the hump of high powered teams like Gonzaga and St. Mary's. Murray State is averaging about 76 points per game while San Francisco is averaging about 71. With only two losses on the season and they 20 game winning streak we see Murray State coming away with a first round victory. Final Score Prediction: Murray State wins 81–78.



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