The Gonzaga Bulldogs and Saint Mary’s Gaels meet Saturday in college basketball action at the University Credit Union Pavilion. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
The Gonzaga Bulldogs Betting Preview
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are averaging 86.4 points on 52.1 percent shooting and allowing 73.2 points on 44.4 percent shooting. Drew Timme is averaging 21.4 points and 3.4 assists, while Julian Strawther is averaging 14.7 points and 7 rebounds. Rasir Bolton is the third double-digit scorer and Anton Watson is grabbing 5.7 rebounds. The Gonzaga Bulldogs are shooting 38.6 percent from beyond the arc and 68.9 percent from the free throw line. The Gonzaga Bulldogs are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34 rebounds per game.
The Saint Mary’s Gaels Betting Preview
The Saint Mary’s Gaels are averaging 70.4 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 58.2 points on 39.9 percent shooting. Aidan Mahaney is averaging 14.8 points and 1.8 assists, while Mitchell Saxen is averaging 12.5 points and 8.3 rebounds. Alex Ducas is the third double-digit scorer and Logan Johnson is dishing 3.8 assists. The Saint Mary’s Gaels are shooting 37.7 percent from beyond the arc and 64.5 percent from the free throw line. The Saint Mary’s Gaels are allowing 31.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.4 rebounds per game.
Gonzaga vs St Mary's Trends
The Bulldogs are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 road games and 7-19-2 ATS in their last 28 games overall. The Gaels are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 9-4-2 ATS in their last 15 games overall. The under is 6-2 in Bulldogs last 8 overall. The under is 5-0 in Gaels last 5 games following a ATS loss. The home team is 5-0-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
Randy’s Free Pick
The St. Mary's Gaels are going to have the edge at home, and you can argue they've been the better team this season. However, we're getting Gonzaga in the underdog role for just the second time this season. Say what you want, but Gonzaga is still a good team and this isn't a spot you're going to get often. Give me the free bucket.