St. Mary's Gaels vs. UC Irvine Anteaters - 12/6/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
UC Irvine Anteaters (6-2) at St. Mary's Gaels (5-0)
College Basketball: Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 7:00 pm (McKeon Pavilion)
The Line: St. Mary's Gaels -6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Saint Mary’s Gaels will host the University of California Irvine Anteaters.
Saint Marys has gotten off to a hot start winning their first 5 games of the season. Their most recent win was against UC Davis 81-67. Stefan Gonzalez who scored 15 points and grabbed 8 rebounds led Saint Mary. Through 5 games this season the leading scorer for the Gaels was Emmett Naar who is averaging 16.8 points per game and 6.4 assists and 4.0 rebounds. Second on the team is Joe Rahon who is averaging 11.6 points per game and 7.4 assists with 4.2 rebounds. Saint Marys will try to remain prefect with a win against Irvine.
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The UC Irvine Anteaters are currently 6-2 and sit 2nd in the Big West. UC Irvine started out the season winning their first 4 games but they have lost two out of their last 4. Their most recent game was a 70-67 win against Pacific. Through 8 games this season the leading scorer for the Anteaters has been Mamadou Nidaye who is scoring 11.4 points per game and 6.0 rebounds. Second on team is Luke Nelson who is averaging 11.4 points a game as well with 5.0 assists and 6.0 rebounds. UC Irvine will try to give the Gaels their first loss.
The UC Irvine Anteaters are 5-1-1 against the spread in their last 7 Sunday games. The Anteaters are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 road games. St. Mary’s is 5-1-1 against the spread in their last 7 games vs. a Big West team. Gaels are 2-6-1 against the spread in their last 9 Sunday games.
Saint Marys hasnt lossed this year while UC Irvine has lost 2 games this season. Saint Marys is looking good and i like them here at home. UC Irvine have been struggling as of late. Il take St Marys to cover here at home.