Santa Clara Broncos vs St. Mary's Gaels in college hoops odds
|St. Mary's Gaels||Santa Clara Broncos|
|19-9||February 22, 2014, 04:00 | Leavey Center||11-16|
The Santa Clara Broncos host St. Mary's on Saturday, looking to build on their 11-16 mark against the 19-9 Gaels in college hoops action at Leavey Center.
Santa Clara will face the 19-9 Gaels, who own a 12-13 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Broncos are 10-13 on the OU so far this season while the Gaels are 13-11.
View St. Mary's Gaels vs Santa Clara Broncos Odds and Stats.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Gaels were listed as -4.5-point favorites earlier in the day at Bovada.
This game puts the Broncos, most recently No. 205 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Gaels, who rate No. 39 in the latest survey.
St. Mary's lost its last outing, a 73-62 result against San Francisco on February 20. They failed to cover in that game as a 2-point favorite. St. Mary's got 15 points from Brad Waldow but lost anyway, 73-62, to San Francisco on Thursday at War Memorial Gymnasium.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Santa Clara's No. 156-ranked offense, averaging 70.46 PPG, against a Gaels defense that ranks No. 48 at 65.79 PPG. The Broncos field goal percentage has averaged 42.23% so far, less than the Gaels marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.68% per game.
A few Gaels at Broncos trends to consider:
St. Mary's is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Mary's's last 5 games
St. Mary's is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of St. Mary's's last 7 games on the road
Santa Clara is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Santa Clara is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Santa Clara's last 7 games
Santa Clara is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
St. Mary's home to Portland, Thursday, February 27th
Santa Clara at Loyola Marymount, Thursday, February 27th