Saint Mary’s (CA) vs Santa Clara: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 9, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 9, 2021

The Saint Mary’s Gaels (8-1) will look to build on an eight-game winning streak when they host the Santa Clara Broncos (6-1) on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at McKeon Pavilion as 9-point favorites. The matchup airs at 7:00 PM ET on CBS Sports. The matchup’s over/under is set at 126.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 9, 2021, 2:16 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Saint Mary’s (CA) Betting Information

  • The Gaels have covered the spread more often than not this season, putting together a record ATS of 5-3.
  • When favored by at least 9 points, the Gaels are 2-1 against the spread this season.
  • The Gaels and their opponents have gone over the set total in only 3 of 8 games this season (37.5%).
  • In their last game, the Gaels got a team-high 14 points from Tommy Kuhse on the way to a 53-33 win over Colorado State on Saturday. They were favored by 5.5 points and covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 86 points to go under the 141 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Saint Mary’s (CA) Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Tommy Kuhse 11 15.0 4.1 5.8 1.7 0.3 1.1
Alex Ducas 9 10.9 5.4 0.4 0.7 0.1 1.8
Matthias Tass 11 10.2 4.8 2.0 0.5 0.9 0.0
Logan Johnson 7 8.9 3.6 1.0 1.1 0.1 0.4
Dan Fotu 11 7.5 4.4 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.8
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Santa Clara Betting Information

  • The Broncos have more often than not come up short ATS this season, with a 2-3 record.
  • As at least a 9-point underdog, the Broncos meet expectations with 1-1 record against the spread.
  • Three of Santa Clara’s five games (60%) this season haven’t covered the over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Santa Clara Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Josip Vrankic 8 16.1 8.4 1.9 1.4 0.3 0.6
Christian Carlyle 6 9.3 3.2 2.3 0.3 0.7 0.2
Keshawn Justice 8 8.8 6.5 2.1 1.1 0.1 1.3
Jaden Bediako 8 7.9 7.6 0.5 0.4 2.0 0.0
Jalen Williams 6 7.5 3.3 1.0 1.2 0.5 0.5

Total Facts

  • Saint Mary’s (CA)’s games this year have gone over the point total for Saturday’s matchup (126 points) in seven out of nine opportunities (77.8% of matchups).
  • Five Santa Clara games this year (71.4% of its matchups) ended with a final score higher than Saturday’s over/under of 126 points.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 141 points per game, 15 points more than the over/under of 126 for this game.
  • The 123 points per game these two teams surrender to opponents on average this season are three fewer than the 126 total in this contest.
  • This season, the average total for Gaels games is 133 points, seven more than the over/under of 126 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this matchup is five points fewer than the average over/under in Broncos games this season (131 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/27/2020 Saint Mary’s (CA) Santa Clara -6.5 139 -297 +232 Regular Season 78-72 STMARY
1/11/2020 N/A Saint Mary’s (CA) N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 67-66 STCLAR
2/14/2019 N/A Santa Clara N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 66-55 STMARY
1/17/2019 N/A Saint Mary’s (CA) N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 75-55 STMARY

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