Jackson State Tigers vs St. Mary's Gaels Odds
A key college battle sees the visiting Jackson State Tigers travelling to St. Mary's Tuesday to take on the Gaels.
The Gaels sit at 6-2 (4-3 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Tigers are currently 0-5 (0-0 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? St. Mary's is 4-1 OU, and Jackson State is 0-0 OU.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 151-rated Gaels and the No. 297-ranked Tigers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 82-50 result in favor of the Gaels.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Tigers rank No. 285 in NCAA Division 1 with 32 per game. That compares with St. Mary's’s No. 217 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where St. Mary's is college basketball's No. 32-ranked team at 8.2 per game, while the Tigers rate No. 78 with 7.4 per game.
Defensively, Jackson State features the nation's No. 323-rated defense on the road, allowing 81.4 points per game. St. Mary's, meanwhile, comes in at No. 48 nationally in scoring at home.
Jackson State was an 83-65 loser in its last match on the road against North Texas. Jackson State got 24 points from Christian Williams but lost anyway, 83-65, to North Texas on Saturday at The Super Pit.
In their last action, St. Mary's was an 88-73 winner on the road against Drake. They covered the 3-point spread as favorites. Matthew Dellavedova poured in a team-high 31 points for St. Mary's on Wednesday, as they defeated Drake 88-73 at Knapp Center.
St. Mary's Gaels Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Pacific are 5-0
After playing Drake are 1-0
After a win are 7-3
A few Tigers at Gaels trends to consider:
St. Mary's is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games at home
St. Mary's is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
Jackson State at Washington State, Thursday, December 13
St. Mary's home to Pacific, Wednesday, December 19