|2013 College Basketball St. Mary's vs. Gonzaga Picks & Predictions|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Thursday, 10 January 2013 18:00|
St. Mary's vs. Gonzaga Free Pick
SPOKANE, WA (The Spread) – Gonzaga will look for a small measure of revenge when it hosts St. Mary's, which ended the Bulldogs' string of 11 straight conference titles last season. Tip-off is set for 11:00PM ET tonight.
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed Gonzaga as a 9.5-point favorite over St. Mary's, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 148.5 points. The Gaels enter play with a 12-3 overall record and is 1-0 in the West Coast Conference, while the Bulldogs are 15-1 and 2-0 in conference play.
LINE MOVEMENT: Gonzaga opened as a 10-point favorite but the line has been bet down to 9.5 at nearly all sports books. The total, meanwhile, has stayed steady since opening at 148.5.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 54% of college basketball public bettors currently favor the Gaels. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NCAA FREE PICK: Take the under. According to latest college basketball trends, the under is 6-0 in the last six meetings between these two teams in Gonzaga and 7-0 in the Gaels' last seven road games. It's also 5-0 in their last five road games versus a team with a winning home record and 5-0 in their last five road games versus a team with a home winning percentage of greater than .600. On the other side, the under is 5-1 in the Bulldogs' last six Thursday games and 35-14-2 in their last 51 home games overall.
THURSDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL FREE PICK: ST. MARY'S/GONZAGA UNDER 148.5