Saint Mary's CA (5) vs Grand Canyon (12) Free Pick and Prediction – March 22

Saint Mary's CA (5) vs Grand Canyon (12) Free Pick and Prediction – March 22

🏀 Dive into March Madness with our expert take on Saint Mary's CA vs Grand Canyon! 🏆💡

Game matchup:

March 22, 2024, 10:05 PM EST

Spread and Odds

Grand Canyon+5.5131.5 (-105)
Saint Mary's CA-5.5131.5 (-115)

Overall Betting Records

TeamOverall recordATS recordOver/Under Record
Grand Canyon29-4-018-14-017-15-0
Saint Mary's CA26-7-018-14-017-15-0

Key Matchup Statistics

StatisticSaint Mary's CAGrand Canyon
Points Per Game73.2 (153rd)78.4 (49th)
Opponents Points Per Game59.7 (2nd)66.7 (30th)
Possessions Per Game65.8 (352nd)71.7 (117th)
True Shooting %110.4 (118th)113.7 (53rd)
Opponents True Shooting %98 (5th)99.9 (15th)
Three Points Shooting %35.5 (95th)34.4 (153rd)
Defensive Efficiency0.907 (3rd)0.93 (5th)

Statistical Analysis

In this analysis, we notice that Saint Mary's CA excels immensely in defensive efficiency, ranking 3rd with a staggering 59.7 points allowed per game, establishing them as one of the toughest defenses in the league. On the flip side, Grand Canyon brings a robust offense, averaging 78.4 points per game, ranking them 49th. This matchup poses the classic offense vs. defense scenario.

Betting Trends section:

While Grand Canyon lights up the scoreboard, Saint Mary's CA's defensive prowess cannot be underestimated. How each team's strength plays against the other's will be fascinating. Will Grand Canyon's offense break through, or will Saint Mary's CA's defense hold solid?

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Betting advice

Considering the strong defensive record of Saint Mary's CA against the effective scoring ability of Grand Canyon, this battle could very well hinge on which team can enforce their style of play on the other. Look for any signs of either team's ability to adapt and capitalize on their opponent's weaknesses.

Game prediction:

Given the strengths of both teams, expect a tight game. However, leaning slightly towards Saint Mary's CA due to their defensive capabilities. Still, it's a close call. Predicting a Saint Mary's CA win but not a cover. Total goes under.

Summary section

  • Saint Mary's CA's defense is top-notch 🛡️
  • Grand Canyon boasts an impressive offense 📈
  • Expect a close, hard-fought game 🏀
Author - Dante 'Dice' Romani
Written by Dante 'Dice' Romani

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