West Coast Tournament - College Basketball Matchup - Gonzaga Bulldogs St. Mary's Gaels Odds Preview
|St. Mary's Gaels||Gonzaga Bulldogs|
|22-10||March 10, 2014, 09:00 | Orleans Arena||26-6|
The Gonzaga Bulldogs will try to cover the spread at Orleans Arena on Monday when they get a visit from the St. Mary's Gaels in NCAA basketball action.
The Gaels will look to vanquish their hosts on Monday, as they are 14-15 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Bulldogs are 15-15 ATS. St. Mary's is 14-14 against the total, while Gonzaga is 13-17 versus the number.
View St. Mary's Gaels vs Gonzaga Bulldogs Odds and Stats.
The Bulldogs were listed as -5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
The Bulldogs sit at No. 58 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Gaels sit at No. 55 on the same chart.
St. Mary's was an 80-69 winner in its last match at home against Pepperdine. They covered the 6-point spread as favorites. The Gaels grabbed an 80-69 win over the Waves on Saturday, behind a 21-point effort from Brad Waldow at Orleans Arena.
In their last action, Gonzaga was a 77-75 winner at home against Santa Clara. They failed to cover the 12.5-point spread as favorites. Gonzaga got 23 points from Sam Dower en route to a 77-75 victory over Santa Clara on Saturday at Orleans Arena.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Gonzaga's No. 32-ranked offense, averaging 77.19 PPG, against a Gaels defense that ranks No. 50 at 65.66 PPG. The Bulldogs field goal percentage has averaged 49.8% so far, more than the Gaels marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.49% per game.
A few Gaels at Bulldogs trends to consider:
St. Mary's is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
St. Mary's is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of St. Mary's's last 9 games
St. Mary's is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Gonzaga
Gonzaga is 12-3 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Gonzaga's last 13 games
Gonzaga is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing St. Mary's
Gonzaga is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing St. Mary's