San Diego State Aztecs (5-1) at St. Mary's Gaels (8-1)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at 9:00 pm (Robert A. Mott Gym)
The Line: St. Mary's Gaels +2.5 -- Over/Under: 126.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The Saint Mary's Gaels and San Diego State Aztecs meet Tuesday in college basketball action at the Robert A. Mott Athletics Center.
The Saint Mary's Gaels look for a win to build on an eight-game winning streak. The Saint Mary's Gaels are averaging 72.3 points on 46.1 percent shooting and allowing 60.7 points on 39.9 percent shooting. Tommy Kuhse is averaging 15.4 points and 3.8 rebounds while Alex Ducas is averaging 10.9 points and 5.3 rebounds. Matthias Tass is the third double-digit scorer and Logan Johnson is grabbing 3.8 rebounds. The Saint Mary's Gaels are shooting 34.4 percent from beyond the arc and 74.4 percent from the free throw line. The Saint Mary's Gaels are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.1 rebounds per game.
The San Diego State Aztecs look for a win to build on their 5-1 record. The San Diego State Aztecs are averaging 73.3 points on 43 percent shooting and allowing 59.5 points on 39 percent shooting. Matt Mitchell is averaging 16.3 points and 3.8 rebounds while Jordan Schakel is averaging 13.2 points and 3.7 rebounds. Nathan Mensah is grabbing 7.2 rebounds and Keith Dinwiddie Jr. is grabbing 0.5 rebounds. The San Diego State Aztecs are shooting 34 percent from beyond the arc and 72.4 percent from the free throw line. The San Diego State Aztecs are allowing 32.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.8 rebounds per game.
The Gaels are 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 games following a ATS win and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Tuesday games. The Aztecs are 11-5 ATS in their last 16 neutral site games. The over is 4-1 in Gaels last 5 overall. The under is 11-2 in Aztecs last 13 neutral site games. The favorite is 4-0-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Saint Mary's Gaels are riding a solid eight-game winning streak and the offense is starting to pick up as they get more reps under their belt. The San Diego State Aztecs didn't look good in their last outing against BYU and they can go through serious offensive droughts. This is going to be a tight game throughout and Saint Mary's shoots the ball well enough to give the Aztecs some issues. I'll take the free bucket in a game that could go either way.