St. Mary's Gaels vs. UC Davis Aggies - 12/4/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
UC Davis Aggies (4-2) at St. Mary's Gaels (4-0)
College Basketball: Friday, December 4, 2015 at 10:00 pm (McKeon Pavilion)
The Line: St. Mary's Gaels -10 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The UC Davis Aggies will travel to play the Saint Mary’s Gaels in a non-conference game on Friday night.
The Saint Mary’s Gaels are 4-0 and are coming off of a win against Cal State Bakersfield by a score of 94-59. Saint Mary’s raced out to a 40-20 lead and cruised to an easy victory. Emmett Naar led Saint Mary’s with 17 points and 7 assists. Evan Fitzner added 16 points and 9 rebounds for Saint Mary’s. Saint Mary’s won the rebounding battle by a total of 42-26 and had 22 assists in their victory. Saint Mary’s is averaging 85.3 points per game while giving up 61 points per game. Saint Mary’s is also averaging 39 rebounds per game and 20.3 assists per game. Emmett Naar is averaging 18.5 points per game and 6.3 assists per game. Evan Fitzner is averaging 12 points per game and 5.5 rebounds per game. Saint Mary’s is shooting 71.6% on free throws, 42.6% on three-pointers, and 56.1% on all field goal attempts.
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The UC Davis Aggies are 4-2 and are coming off of a win against Sacramento State by a score of 66-61. UC Davis ended the game on a 5-0 run to seal the victory in this one. Brynton Lemar led UC Davis with 12 points in this game. Josh Fox added 10 points and 8 rebounds for UC Davis. UC Davis tied their opponent in the rebounding battle with 39 rebounds each, while adding 12 assists in their victory. UC Davis is averaging 75.5 points per game while giving up 72 points per game. UC Davis is also averaging 43.2 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per game. Josh Fox is averaging 15.2 points per game and 9.3 rebounds per game. Brynton Lemar is averaging 13.5 points per game and 4.2 rebounds per game. UC Davis is shooting 65.3% on free throws, 44.3% on tree-pointers, and 48.2% on all field goal attempts.
UC Davis is 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games overall. UC Davis is 3-15 ATS in their last 18 Friday games. The under is 5-2 in the UC Davis last 7 road games. Saint Mary’s is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Friday games. Saint Mary’s is 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games against the Big West. The under is 5-1 in Saint Mary’s last 6 home games.
Saint Mary’s has started the season playing very well and out scoring opponents by about 24 points per game. Saint Mary’s has been playing better defense than UC Davis, but UC Davis may have a small rebounding advantage. Saint Mary’s has another good team this season and I expect them to roll in this one.