Gonzaga Bulldogs vs Saint Mary’s Gaels: Picks & Predictions 3/07/2023

Gonzaga Bulldogs vs Saint Mary’s Gaels: Picks & Predictions 3/07/2023

March 7, 2023



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The Gonzaga Bulldogs (9th) will battle the Saint Mary’s Gaels (16th) for the West Coast Conference Tournament trophy. The 2nd seed Bulldogs (27-5, 14-2 WCC) recently defeated San Francisco 84-73 in the semifinals, making their 28th league championship game attendance and upping their streak to 26. The 1st seed Gaels (26-6, 14-2), who defeated BYU 76-69 in the semifinals stage, are in the hunt for their 5th title. Throughout the season both teams split their 2 meetings, with the Gaels taking a 78-70 bout in overtime at home, while the Bulldogs recorded a 77-68 win at home.


Tip Off is set to start at 9pm Eastern Time hosted at the Orleans Arena.


Senior forward Drew Timme has been the Bulldogs’ MVP this season, averaging 21.1 points, 7.4 rebounds and 3.2 assists per match. Out of 2 games versus the Gaels, Timme averaged 21 points plus 5.5 rebounds, showcasing proactiveness on the floor. Going into the West Coast Conference Tournament, Timme managed to record double digit scoring in a total of 29 games.


Going into the tournament, Gonzaga’s junior guard Julian Strawther started all 31 games averaging 15.3 points, 6.2 rebounds and 1.2 assists per match. His main attribute is ranged shooting, as he is completing 48.3% of his field goals, including 42.6% from 3 point range and 77.6% from the free throw line.


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As for the Gaels, they will be relying on senior guard Logan Johnson to push their offense into a victory. Starting the 2023 WCC Tournament, he scored 20 or more points in each of the last 3 regular season games, including an incredible 27 point showing versus Gonzaga on February 25th.


Beside Johnson, Saint Mary’s will look for freshman guard Aidan Mahaney who has been a key piece for their success this season. Mahaney averages 14.6 points, 2.3 rebounds plus 2 assists per match.


As a whole Gonzaga’s fire power seems to be a bit too much for Saint Mary’s to handle, especially early in the match. If Timme continues his form going into this match we believe Gonzaga will take it home.


Gonzaga Bulldogs vs Saint Mary’s Gaels Game Information


  • Date: 03/07/2023
  • Time: 09:00 PM ET
  • Location: Orleans Arena.
  • How to Watch Gonzaga vs Saint Mary’s: FS1
  • Live Stream: CBS.com


Gonzaga vs Saint Mary’s Betting Lines


Saint Mary is +125 according to our Vegas NCAAB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $125. On the other side, Gonzaga is –145 according to the Vegas NCAAB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $68.97.

The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines has Saint Mary’s at a 91.94% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Gonzaga has 59.18% probability of finishing the game with the W.


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