St. Mary's vs. Southern Utah - 12/16/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Southern Utah Thunderbirds (3-5) at St. Mary's Gaels (7-1)
College Basketball: Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 10:00 pm (McKeon Pavilion)
The Line: St. Mary's Gaels -20.5 -- Over/Under: 140 See the Latest Odds
The Saint Mary’s Gaels and the Southern Utah Thunderbirds face off on Wednesday in college basketball action.
The St. Mary’s Gaels are 7-1 this season and they bounced back from their first loss of the year with a 30 point win on Sunday over Cal-Poly. Saint Mary’s is averaging 80.6 points and they are shooting 54.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 62.3 points and their opponents are shooting 41.6 percent. Emmett Naar leads the Gaels averaging 15 points and 7.0 assists per game. Joe Rahon is averaging 11.4 points and 7.3 assists, Calvon Hermanson is averaging 9.4 points, and Dane Pineau is averaging 9.3 points and 8.5 rebounds. St. Mary’s has won all of their home games and lost their only road game.
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The Southern Utah Thunderbirds and 3-5 this season and they have won their last three games. SUU is averaging 72.2 points and they are shooting 43.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 80 points per game and their opponents are shooing 46.1 percent. Travon Langston leads the Thunderbirds averaging 12.9 points and 7.4 rebounds. Trey Kennedy is averaging 12.1 points, James McGee is averaging 11.9 points, and Race Parsons is averaging 9.3 points. Southern Utah’s wins have come against very soft competition.
Saint Mary’s is 5-0 against the spread in their last five home games, 6-0 against the spread in their last six non-conference games, and 11-4 against the spread against the Big Sky. Southern Utah is 8-21 against the spread in their last 29 non-conference games, 0-4 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 0-4 against the spread in their last four games.
This one could get ugly and I look for St. Mary’s to win going away.