St. Mary's vs. Georgia - 3/20/16 NIT College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Georgia Bulldogs (20-13) at St. Mary's Gaels (28-5)
College Basketball: Sunday, March 20, 2016 at 7:30 pm (McKeon Pavilion)
The Line: St. Mary's Gaels -7 -- Over/Under: 134 See the Latest Odds
The St. Mary’s Gaels and the Georgia Bulldogs face off on Sunday in NIT college basketball action.
The St. Mary’s Gaels are 28-5 this season and they are coming off of a two-point win over New Mexico State to land in this game. For the season St. Mary’s is averaging 74.2 points per game and they are shooting 51 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 61 points and their opponents are shooting 41 percent. Emmett Naar leads the Gaels averaging 14.2 points and 6.3 assists per game. Calvin Hermanson is averaging 11.3 points, Dane Pineau is averaging 11.2 points and 8.1 rebounds, and Joe Rahon is averaging 10.8 points. St. Mary’s is 19-1 at home and 11-1 in games outside of the WCC.
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The Georgia Bulldogs are 20-13 this season and they earned their spot in this game by knocking off Belmont by nine points. Georgia is averaging 70.8 points per game and they are shooting 42.4 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 61 points and their opponents are shooting 41 percent. J.J. Frazier leads the Bulldogs averaging 17 points per game. Yante Maten is averaging 16.7 points and 8.0 rebounds, Kenny Gaines is averaging 12.8 points, and Charles Mann is averaging 10.8 points. Georgia is 3-8 on the road and 8-4 in games outside of the SEC.
St. Mary’s is 7-1 against the spread in their last eight non-conference games, 5-12 against the spread in their last 17 games, and 2-8 against the spread in their last 10 home games. Georgia is 6-1 against the spread in their last seven games, 5-1 against the spread in their last six non-conference games, and 4-1 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread.
With the total set at 134 I see this one coming in under the total.