Gonzaga vs. St. Mary's - 2/29/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
St. Mary's Gaels (23-6) at Gonzaga Bulldogs (28-2)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 10:00 pm (McCarthey Athletic Center)
The Line: Gonzaga Bulldogs -11.5 -- Over/Under: 148
The Saint Mary's Gaels and Gonzaga Bulldogs meet Saturday in college basketball action at the McCarthey Athletic Center.
The Saint Mary's Gaels look to build on their four-game winning streak. The Saint Mary's Gaels are averaging 75.9 points on 48.3 percent shooting and allowing 66.2 points on 45.2 percent shooting. Jordan Ford is averaging 20.8 points and 2.3 assists while Malik Fitts is averaging 16.6 points and 7.4 rebounds. Tanner Krebs is the third double-digit scorer and Matthias Tass is dishing 2.2 assists. The Saint Mary's Gaels are shooting 41.5 percent from beyond the arc and 74 percent from the free throw line. The Saint Mary's Gaels are allowing 33.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.2 rebounds per game. The Saint Mary's Gaels have won four of their last five road games.
The Gonzaga Bulldogs look for a win after winning 10 of their last 11 games. The Gonzaga Bulldogs are averaging 88.5 points on 51.7 percent shooting and allowing 66.9 points on 41.5 percent shooting. Filip Petrusev is averaging 16.6 points and 8.1 rebounds while Corey Kispert is averaging 14.3 points and 2.1 assists. Killian Tillie is the third double-digit scorer and Joel Ayayi is grabbing 6.6 rebounds. The Gonzaga Bulldogs are shooting 39.1 percent from beyond the arc and 68.2 percent from the free throw line. The Gonzaga Bulldogs are allowing 31.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.7 rebounds per game. The Gonzaga Bulldogs haven’t lost a home game this season.
The favorite is 7-3 ATS in the last 10 meetings. The road team is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
The Gonzaga Bulldogs won the meeting a couple of weeks ago on the road by 30 points, and now they get them at home where they win by an average of 27.2 points while shooting 53 percent from the field and 39 percent from deep. The Saint Mary's Gaels have proven they can win on the road where they're also 5-3 against the spread, but they've gotten beat up over the years by Gonzaga and the most recent matchup wasn't encouraging. I'll lay the big number with the Gonzaga Bulldogs at home.