St. Mary's vs. Cal Poly - 12/14/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Cal Poly Mustangs (5-3) at St. Mary's Gaels (6-1)
College Basketball: Monday, December 14, 2015 at 10:00 pm (McKeon Pavilion)
The Line: St. Mary's Gaels -8.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Cal Poly Mustangs and Saint Mary's Gaels meet Monday night at the McKeon Pavilion.
The Cal Poly Mustangs look to keep the ball rolling after winning five of their last six games. The Cal Poly Mustangs are averaging 76 points on 45 percent shooting and allowing 71.8 points on 43.6 percent shooting. Joel Awich is averaging 13.9 points and 6.3 rebounds while David Nwaba is averaging 12.4 points and 5.3 assists. Reese Morgan is the third double-digit scorer and Luke Meikle is grabbing 2.6 rebounds. The Cal Poly Mustangs are shooting 38.7 percent from beyond the arc and 66.7 percent from the free throw line. Cal Poly is allowing 29.9 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 10.7 turnovers per game. The Cal Poly Mustangs have lost eight of their last 10 road games.
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The Saint Mary's Gaels hope to build on their impressive 6-1 start to the season. The Saint Mary's Gaels are averaging 78.5 points on 53.3 percent shooting and allowing 62.2 points on 41.6 percent shooting. Emmett Naar is averaging 14.6 points and 6.4 assists while Joe Rahon is averaging 11.7 points and 4.1 rebounds. Dane Pineau is dishing 1.4 assists and Jock Landale is grabbing 3.9 rebounds. The Saint Mary's Gaels are shooting 44.2 percent from beyond the arc and 68.2 percent from the free throw line. Saint Mary's is allowing 38.5 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 11 turnovers per game. The Saint Mary's Gaels have won 10 of their last 13 home games.
The Mustangs are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 21-8 ATS in their last 29 vs. West Coast. The Gaels are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games and 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 vs. Big West.
Saint Mary's is a very tough team to play at home and is averaging 10 made thress per game and is shooting a high clip everywhere on the court. Not sure the Mustangs have enough horses to hang in this contest on the road. Give me the Gaels by double digits.