College Basketball Picks: Saint Mary's Gaels vs. Gonzaga Bulldogs
The Saint Mary's Gaels have won 19 of their last 21 games, but both losses in that span have come against the Gonzaga Bulldogs, which can't be ignored when making your college basketball picks Monday night.
Sports bettors will find that the Gaels are six-point neutral-site underdogs in the NCAA basketball odds (courtesy of SBR Forum), while the total sits at 138 in the market.
Let's take a closer look at the West Coast Conference tournament championship game from a betting perspective, while offering up an against-the-spread pick along the way.
Saint Mary's Gaels
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The Saint Mary's Gaels have won six games in a row, including a 69-66 overtime victory over San Diego last Saturday.
Over the last two-plus seasons, the Gaels are 6-6 against the spread as underdogs, with the UNDER going 9-3 in that situation.
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The Gonzaga Bulldogs have won 13 games in a row, including a 66-48 victory over Loyola Marymount as 21-point neutral-site favorites last Saturday.
Sports bettors will find that the Bulldogs are 11-6 against the spread in all neutral court games the last two-plus seasons, with the UNDER going 11-6 in that situation.
I'm going to recommend that readers back the Saint Mary's Gaels as one of their sports betting picks Monday night, as they've covered the number in both opportunities as an underdog during the 2012-13 college basketball season.
College Basketball Pick: Saint Mary's Gaels +6