Utah vs St Marys ncaab prediction

NCAAB Utah vs St Mary’s Prediction 11/27/2023

The Utah Runnin’ Utes (3-2) travel to face off against the Saint Mary’s Gaels (2-3) on Monday, November 27th. This game will be played at University Credit Union Pavilion in Moraga and televised on ESPN. Saint Mary’s is coming off a win in their previous game, while Utah is looking to get back on track from a loss to the St. John’s. Tip-off is set for 11:00 ET.

Utah Runnin’ Utes vs Saint Mary’s Gaels

The Utah Runnin’ Utes Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Utah will be playing their 6th game of the season against Saint Mary’s. So far, they have a record of 3-2. In their previous five road games, which includes last year, Utah has a 1-4 record. Utah enters today’s game with a 3-2 record against the spread. In their previous five games, the team has gone 3-2 vs. the spread.

Through five games, Utah has an over/under record of 3-2-0 with their games averaging a combined 152.8 points per game so far. When assessing the Runnin’ Utes’ performance in their last three games, their over/under record stands at 2-1, with their games averaging 75 points per game.

The Saint Mary’s Gaels Are Coming Off A Win

As the Gaels get ready for their 6th game of the year, they enter with a 2-3 overall record. Up to this point, Saint Mary’s has been the team favored in every game they’ve played. As of today’s game, Saint Mary’s has a current against the spread (ATS) record of 2-3 this season. Taking into account their previous ten games, including those from last season, Saint Mary’s has gone 4-4-1 vs. the spread.

In five games, Saint Mary’s comes in with an over/under mark of 2-3-0, with their games averaging 128 points per game. The Gaels have an over/under record of 2-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 64 points per game.

Utah Offense Breakdown

In their recent matchup, the Utah offense ended with 82 points against St. John’s. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 44.1% and made 11 threes. Branden Carlson is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 19.4. Meanwhile, Gabe Madsen also brings a PPG average of 14.2 into the game.

Branden Carlson (C) 19.4 6.2 1.6
Gabe Madsen (G) 14.2 5.4 1.4
Cole Bajema (G) 11.0 3.4 1.2

Saint Mary’s Offense Breakdown

In their latest game, Saint Mary’s’ offense looked good, scoring 89 points against Davidson. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 52.3% and made 6/8 free throws. The top scorer for the Gaels was Alex Ducas with 23 points, while Aidan Mahaney also chipped in with 17 points.

Aidan Mahaney (G) 13.8 1.5 3.0
Mitchell Saxen (C) 10.2 9.0 1.2
Alex Ducas (G) 8.8 3.8 1.7

Utah Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Utah defense is giving up an average of 71.2 points per contest. In their previous game vs. St. John’s, the Red Storm finished with a field goal percentage of 44% and a total of 91 points vs. Utah.

Saint Mary’s Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Saint Mary’s defense is giving up an average of 57.8 points per contest. The Saint Mary’s defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 55 points and allowed Davidson to connect on 15 threes.

Runnin’ Utes vs Gaels Trends

  • Although Utah has a straight up record of 4-6 in their last ten road games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 4-6. The team averaged 61 points per game in these games.
  • When looking at their past three home matchups, Saint Mary’s has an ATS record of 0-3 while averaging 61 per game. The team went 1-2 overall in these games.
  • The last ten games that Utah was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 0-9-1 while going 0-10 straight up.
  • As the betting favorite, the Gaels have an ATS mark of just 4-5-1 in their last ten games. Saint Mary’s posted a straight up mark of 7-3 in these matchups.

Runnin’ Utes vs Gaels Prediction

For today’s matchup we are recommending to take the Gaels to secure the win, with an expected final score of 75-70. When it comes to the spread, we believe they’ll cover at -3.5.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 133.5, and our model predicts the Runnin’ Utes and Gaels to score a combined 145 points. We recommend betting on the over.

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