St. Mary's vs. Gonzaga - 2/8/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Gonzaga Bulldogs (24-1) at St. Mary's Gaels (19-5)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 10:00 pm (University Credit Union Pavilion)
The Line: St. Mary's Gaels +5 -- Over/Under: 149 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Gonzaga Bulldogs and Saint Mary's Gaels meet Saturday in college basketball action at the University Credit Union Pavilion.
The Gonzaga Bulldogs haven’t lost a game since November 29. The Gonzaga Bulldogs are averaging 88.6 points on 50.9 percent shooting and allowing 67.2 points on 41.2 percent shooting. Filip Petrusev is averaging 16.6 points and 8.1 rebounds while Corey Kispert is averaging 14.3 points and 2.1 assists. Killian Tillie is the third double-digit scorer and Joel Ayayi is grabbing 6.6 rebounds. The Gonzaga Bulldogs are shooting 38.9 percent from beyond the arc and 68 percent from the free throw line. The Gonzaga Bulldogs are allowing 31.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38.5 rebounds per game. The Gonzaga Bulldogs have won all eight road games.
The Saint Mary's Gaels look for a statement win after winning 10 of their last 13 games. The Saint Mary's Gaels are averaging 77.2 points on 50.4 percent shooting and allowing 62.3 points on 43.3 percent shooting. Jordan Ford is averaging 21 points and 2.1 assists while Malik Fitts is averaging 16 points and 7.5 rebounds. Tanner Krebs is the third double-digit scorer and Tommy Kuhse is dishing 3.7 assists. The Saint Mary's Gaels are shooting 44.3 percent from beyond the arc and 75.1 percent from the free throw line. The Saint Mary's Gaels are allowing 33.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.3 rebounds per game. The Saint Mary's Gaels have won four of their last five home games.
The Bulldogs are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss and 7-2 ATS in their last 9 Saturday games. The Gaels are 6-13 ATS in their last 19 home games, 4-12 ATS in their last 16 games as an underdog and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The over is 21-5 in Bulldogs last 26 overall. The over is 5-1 in Gaels last 6 Saturday games. The road team is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Gonzaga Bulldogs have covered five of their eight road games, and they enter this contest shooting 54.9 percent from the field and 40 percent from three in their last five games. The Saint Mary's Gaels win at home by an average of 15.2 points, but they're just 5-7 ATS and have been shaky at times defensively over their last few games. The Gonzaga Bulldogs have the offensive firepower to get the job done here, and you're not going to get lines this low with them the rest of the season. Might as well take advantage while you can.