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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors St. Mary's Gaels in Battle with Gonzaga Bulldogs

A key college basketball betting odds battle sees the away Gonzaga Bulldogs taking on the St. Mary's Gaels Thursday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Gonzaga Bulldogs were listed as 3.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

Gonzaga Bulldogs vs St. Mary's Gaels Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the St. Mary's Gaels are 15-2 overall and 12-2 ATS, while the Gonzaga Bulldogs are 14-4 and 5-11-1 ATS. As for the betting totals, St. Mary's boasts a 6-8 on the OU, and Gonzaga is 8-9.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the St. Mary's Gaels rated this week at No. 3 and the Gonzaga Bulldogs sitting at No. 27.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and St. Mary's has the nation's No. 63-rated offensive output, at 78.53 PPG. The visiting Gonzaga Bulldogs defense ranks No. 48 allowing on average 66.17 PPG. The Gaels FG% has averaged 53.37% so far, more than the St. Mary's Bulldogs marksmen have achieved on the year, 48.87% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The battle between the Bulldogs and Toreros didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as San Diego was handed a 88-52 defeat on Saturday at McCarthey Athletic Center.

The Gaels grabbed a 78-62 win over the Tigers on Thursday, behind a 24-point effort from Jock Landale at McKeon Pavilion.

Betting Trends
  • Gonzaga is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Gonzaga is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Gonzaga's last 8 games
  • Gonzaga is 2-9-1 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
  • St. Mary's is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
  • St. Mary's is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • St. Mary's is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Gonzaga
  • St. Mary's is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Gonzaga

Next Betting Matchups

Gonzaga at Pacific, Saturday, January 23rd
St. Mary's at Portland, Saturday, January 23rd