St. Mary's at Gonzaga College Basketball Parlay 3/12/2019
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
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The St. Mary's Gaels head to Orleans Arena to take on the Gonzaga Bulldogs on Tuesday in the WCC Championship game. The opening line for this game has Gonzaga as 14.5 point favorites.
St. Mary's comes into this game with an overall record of 21-11. They currently have a point differential of 8.4 as they are averaging 73.3 points per game while giving up 64.9 per contest. Gonzaga has an overall record of 30-2. They are averaging 90.2 points per game and surrendering 65.2, good for a point differential of 24.9.
Valuable St. Mary's Gaels Betting Trends
The St. Mary's Gaels are 18-14-0 against the spread this season
The St. Mary's Gaels are 14-17-0 against the over/under this year
Important Gonzaga Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 21-11-0 against the spread this season
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 15-16-0 against the over/under this year
Key St. Mary's Gaels Injuries
11/08/18 C Aaron Menzies Hand is out indefinitely
11/08/18 G Kristers Zoriks ACL is out for season
Key Gonzaga Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Malik Fitts averages 15.5 points per contest in 31.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.0 assists per game and 7.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%. Jordan Ford comes into this game averaging 21.4 points per contest while playing 36.7 minutes per night. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 61% while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Brandon Clarke averages 16.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 8.4 rebounds per game and dishes 1.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 69% and his free throw percentage is 68%. Rui Hachimura scores 20.4 points per contest while playing 30.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.6 rebounds per contest and has 1.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Gaels allow 64.9 points per contest which is 32nd in the country. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 183rd and 72nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 29.2 rebounds a game which ranks 4th, and they allow 10.3 assists per game which puts them in 13th place in D-1. They force 10.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in Division 1. St. Mary's averages 73.3 points per contest, which is 155th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 8.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 41st. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 33rd in the nation. They average 34.8 boards per contest and 10.3 assists per game, which ranks them 216th and 343rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 335th with 10.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs give up 65.2 points per game, which ranks them 36th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 7th and 30th in those defensive statistics. They rank 9th with 10.0 dimes allowed per game and 57th with 32.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Bulldogs are 228th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per contest. Gonzaga is 1st in the country with 90.2 points per contest this season. They are 1st in D-1 in shooting at 54%, while their average scoring margin is 24.9. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 55th in the country. They are 27th in the nation in rebounding with 39.0 boards per contest and 5th in assists per game with 18.4. The Bulldogs are 339th in turnovers per contest with 10.3.
The Gaels have an offensive rating of 113.1, which is ranked 20th. They are 343rd in college basketball in pace with 64.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 52nd. As a unit they are 53rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 264th in D-1. St. Mary's is 324th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions.
Gonzaga is 344th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions. The Bulldogs are 1st in the country in offensive rating with 125.3. In terms of pace they are 63rd in Division 1 with 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 60% is 1st. As a team they are 1st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 63% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 263rd in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take St. Mary's +14.5 and over 142 total points
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