Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Aztecs and Gaels. The game is starting at 9:30 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the Gaels at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 131 points, and the Gaels are favored to win at home against the Aztecs.
SAN DIEGO STATE AZTECS VS SAINT MARY’S GAELS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Saint Mary’s Gaels -1
This game will be played at T-Mobile Arena at 9:30 ET on Friday, November 17th.
WHY BET THE SAINT MARY’S GAELS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-70 in favor of the Gaels.
- Not only will Saint Mary’s pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -1.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 131 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.
Will San Diego State Secure A Victory as Road Underdogs?
San Diego State is set to play their fourth game of the season, and currently have a 2-1 record. If they win today, they will have a chance to even out their road record, which is currently 0-1. As of today, San Diego State has a 1-2 ATS record. Taking into account the previous season, San Diego State has gone 6-4 ATS in their last ten games.
Looking at their over/under performance through three games, San Diego State has an over/under record of 2-1-0, with their games averaging 147.7 points per game on average. When analyzing the Aztecs’ last five games, they have produced a combined average of 73 points per game and an over/under record of 4-1.
In their latest game, San Diego State offense put up 88 points against Long Beach State. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 48.3% and made 9 threes. Leading the team in scoring is Jaedon LeDee, who is averaging 25 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Reese Waters also maintains a PPG average of 15 heading into game.
The Aztecs’ defense is presently ranked 64th nationally, allowing an average of 69.0 points per contest. The San Diego State defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 76 points and allowed Long Beach State to connect on 9 threes.
Is It the Gaels Game to Lose at Home?
The Gaels have a record of 1-1 heading into today’s game, following their most recent loss to Weber State (61-57). Over their last three games at home, including last year, Saint Mary’s has a 1-2 record. As of today’s game, Saint Mary’s has an ATS record of 1-1. Taking into account the team’s performance in their last three games, which includes the previous season, they have a 1-1 ATS record and an average scoring margin of +15.
Looking at their over/under performance through two games, Saint Mary’s has an over/under record of 0-2-0, with their games averaging 124 points per game on average. When analyzing the Gaels’ last five games, they have produced a combined average of 70 points per game and an over/under record of 0-4.
The Saint Mary’s offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 57 points versus Weber State. During the game, they attempted 27 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 40%. The top scorer for the Gaels was Aidan Mahaney with 11 points, while Harry Wessels also added 11 to the scoreboard.
So far this season, the Saint Mary’s defense has been performing well, ranking 3rd in the country at 49.0 points allowed per contest. In their previous game vs. Weber State, the Wildcats finished with a field goal percentage of 40% and a total of 61 points vs. Saint Mary’s.