Yale Bulldogs vs St. Mary's Gaels Odds
A key college battle sees the visiting Yale Bulldogs travelling to St. Mary's Sunday to take on the Gaels.
The Gaels sport records of 9-3 and 6-4 ATS heading into this battle, while the Bulldogs have 4-8 and 2-3 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 5-2 for the Gaels and 1-0 for the Bulldogs.
The visitors opened as 22.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including . The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 121-rated Gaels and the No. 228-ranked Bulldogs, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 85-67 result in favor of the Gaels.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature St. Mary's's No. 117-rated squad against Yale's No. 154-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, St. Mary's rates No. 12 in the country with 9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 224 nationally with 5.7 per match.
Defensively, Yale features the nation's No. 129-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.4 points per game. St. Mary's, meanwhile, comes in at No. 16 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Yale, they were an 85-75 loser as they battled Nevada on the road. They covered in the match as a 11.5-point underdog. The Bulldogs endured an 85-75 loss at the hands of the Wolf Pack on Friday, despite a 20-point effort from Austin Morgan at Lawlor Events Center.
St. Mary's was an 82-59 winner in their most recent outing at home against Rhode Island. They covered the 20-point spread as favorites. The Gaels blew out Rhode Island on Thursday, running up a 20+ point victory in an 82-59 win at McKeon Pavilion.
Yale Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
St. Mary's Gaels Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
After playing Rhode Island are 0-1
After a win are 7-3
A few Bulldogs at Gaels trends to consider:
Yale is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games on the road
St. Mary's is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
St. Mary's is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Yale at Iowa State, Tuesday, January 1
St. Mary's home to Harvard, Monday, December 31