Loyola Marymount at St. Mary's: 2/5/22 College Basketball Picks and Predictions

Loyola Marymount at St. Mary's: 2/5/22 College Basketball Picks and Predictions Photo by James Snook-USA TODAY Sports

St. Mary's Gaels (18-4) vs Loyola Marymount Lions (9-11)

Game Info: Saturday, February 5, 2022 at 10:00 pm (University Credit Union Pavilion)

Betting Odds: St. Mary's Gaels -17.5 -- Over/Under: 127.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

Where to Watch: CBS Stream College Basketball all season on ESPN+. Sign up now! Advertisement

The Loyola Marymount Lions and Saint Mary’s Gaels face off on Saturday in a college basketball showdown at McKeon Pavillion. When these two teams faced off on January 22nd it was Saint Mary’s that won 83-51. Saint Mary’s outscored the Lions 46-25 and that helped them cruise to the easy victory. 

Loyola Marymount comes into this game with a 9-11 record overall and they have gone 6-13 against the spread. The Lions are really struggling having lost four games in a row including the last game against Santa Clara. The defense gave up 79 points and that led to the 19 point loss. The Lions are averaging 67.5 points while their defense is giving up 72.4 points per game. Eli Scott has been the top player for the Lions averaging 16.2 points while shooting 51.9 percent from the field. In the first meeting, Loyola Marymount’s defense was an issue and they are going to need the defense to be better. 

On the other side of this match up is the Saint Mary’s Gaels who sit with an 18-4 record and they have gone 15-6 against the spread. In the last game against the Portland Pilots, the defense was elite giving up only 54 and that led to the 21 point victory. Saint Mary’s is averaging 69.8 points while their defense is giving up 58.3 points per game. Forward Matthias Tass has been the top player for Saint Mary’s averaging 13.1 points while shooting 57.3 percent from the field. There are four different players that are averaging at least 10.2 points per game. 

Get the BEST EXPERT PICKS From Top Handicappers

Saint Mary’s is 6-0 against the spread in their last six home games. Loyola Marymount is 0-4 against the spread in their last four road games. The over is 4-0-1 in Saint Mary’s last five home games. The over is 4-1-1 in Saint Mary’s last six games. The under is 6-1 in the Lions last seven games following a straight up win. 

Saint Mary’s is the better offensive team and they are going to have no issue running up the score. I don’t see Loyola Marymount scoring more than 50 points and that will lead to the Gaels getting the job done. Back Saint Mary’s against the spread.

Risk Free Bets, Free Bets and Deposit Bonuses CLICK HERE!!!!

Shane’s Pick Saint Mary's -17.5

Get Premium Picks Start Winning Now »
The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

Mitch's Take...

Free MLB Parlay For Today 5/21/22 MLB Pick & Prediction Baseball Betting Tips

Guaranteed Packages

Guaranteed packages automatically give you a credit if the package does not turn a profit—the sum of betting all individual picks. THESE ARE NOT PARLAYS UNLESS OTHERWISE CLEARLY STATED. If a guaranteed package does not profit, a credit for its full purchase price is automatically issued after picks are graded and verified.

For example, if you purchase a $39.95 package that doesn’t profit, you’ll get a $39.95 credit towards any future purchase(s) on our site. Credits are usually issued within hours of a game’s conclusion, so please allow a few hours for final verification.

To use your credits, log in to your account and add another package or pass to your cart. Credits will automatically reduce what you owe. Any remaining balance will be settled through our payment system, with any leftover credits available future purchases. Credits do not expire.

Dismiss