Weber State vs St. Mary's Prediction - College Basketball Picks 11/12/23
St. Mary's Gaels (2-0) vs Weber State Wildcats (1-0)
Game Info: Sunday, November 12, 2023 at 8:00 pm (University Credit Union Pavilion)
Betting Odds: St. Mary's Gaels -14.5 -- Over/Under: 131.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Weber State Wildcats will play the Saint Mary’s Gaels in a non-conference game on Sunday night at University Credit Union Pavilion in Moraga, California. Weber State won their season opener, while Saint Mary’s has opened their season with two straight double-digit wins.
Weber State Preview
The Weber State Wildcats are 1-0 this season after they defeated Benedictine by a score of 96-62 in their first game. Weber State scored 46 points in the first half and 50 points in the second half for the easy win. The Wildcats shot 50.8% from the field, 32.1% on three pointers, and 87.1% on free throws in the game. Weber State recorded 39 rebounds, 13 assists, and only turned the ball over seven times in the win. Dillon Jones led the Wildcats with 26 points and 14 rebounds, while Steven Verplancken added 16 points and two assists. Weber State allowed 62 points on 34.4% field goal shooting and they forced 16 turnovers in the win.
Saint Mary’s Preview
The Saint Mary’s Gaels are 2-0 this year after they defeated New Mexico by a score of 72-58 in their last game. Saint Mary’s held New Mexico to only 25 points in the first half and they were able to dictate the pace of the game for the win. The Gaels shot 45.5% from the field and shot 25 free throws in the game. Saint Mary’s defeated Stanislaus by a score of 107-28 in their season opener. Saint Mary’s is scoring 89.5 points per game with 50 rebounds per game and 17.5 assists per game, while allowing 43 points against per game this year. Aidan Mahaney has led the Gaels with 20 points per game, 3.5 assists per game, and 2.5 rebounds per game. Saint Mary’s is shooting 51.6% from the field, 70.4% on free throws, and 34.2% on three pointers this season.
Saint Mary’s looks poised to have another very solid season and they have started the year by playing great defense in their first two games. New Mexico has the ability to score quite a few points, but the Gaels were able to hold them under 60 points. Weber State has only played one game against a non-Division 1 school, but we will learn a lot about them in this game. I took the under in the Saint Mary’s/New Mexico game and I like the under in this one again. The Gaels play great defense and they play at a very slow pace at home. Take the under here.