Saint Mary's vs. Indiana 3/17/22 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

Last Updated: 03/16/2022 at 6:45 PM ET

Saint Mary's vs. Indiana 3/17/22 - College Basketball  Picks & Predictions

This Thursday night March 17th, 2022 7:20pm EDT the NCAAM hoops action is back at cha folks. We've got the Saint Mary's Geals in Portland OR to face the Indiana Hoosiers in the Moda Center. Stay tuned we've got you covered on all the best betting angles here at Picks and Parlays your leader in free sports betting picks!

The Indiana Hoosiers are 21-13 sitting in 10th place in the Big 10 Conference. Over the last 10 games offensively the Hoosiers are averaging 71.3 points, 32.5 rebounds and 16 2 assists. Defensively the Hoosiers are allowing 65.7 points, and are averaging 3.5 blocks and 5.3 steals.

Key players for the Hoosiers are Trayce Jackson-Davis averaging 19.3 points, 8.2 rebounds and 1.9 assists and Xavier Johnson averaging 10 points, 3.8 rebounds, and 4.2 assists.

The St Mary's Geals are 25-7 sitting in 2nd place in the West Coast Conference. Offensively the Geals are averaging 69.8 points, 34.8 rebounds and 12.9 assists. Defensively the Geals are allowing 61 points, and are averaging 2.6 blocks and 7.1 steals.

Key players for the Geals are Matthias Tass averaging 12.5 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.8 assists and Kyle Bowen averaging 5.4 points, 6 5 rebounds, and 1.3 assists.

The oddsmakers are dead on in this matchup. The way the Gaels and Hoosiers match up statistically should make for a fun game. The Gaels have the better defense while the Hoosiers are scoring a bit more on offense than the Gaels. The best betting angle for this game is the Under 126 as both teams will look to slow the pace. Final score prediction the St. Mary's Gaels win pushes the spread and the total stays under 64-61.

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