#1 Gonzaga vs #20 St. Mary's - Picks Of The Day, Feb 11th

Joe Catalano

Saturday, February 11, 2017 7:38 PM UTC

Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 7:38 PM UTC

The top ranked team in the country, the Gonzaga Bulldogs, have dominated their opponents all season long. The undefeated Bulldogs have already defeated the St. Mary's Gaels once this season by 23 points. Tonight, the Bulldogs look to go in for the kill as a 4 point betting favorite on the road. Will they continue succeeding as no team has been able to stop them?

#1 Gonzaga vs #20 St. Mary's



This is the perfect adjective to describe the Gonzaga Bulldogs. Recently, they even proved that they can win without their best player in Nigel Williams-Goss. Although this is true, the Bulldogs,need their star guard if they're to have any chance at winning the National Championship.

Along with being undefeated, Gonzaga has also been a best bet every game as they carry a 17-4-1 record ATS. I have been riding them the entire time and making them my picks in these articles that I've provided for the betting public. Our most recent win with the Zags was a 90-60 blowout of the Loyola Marymount Lions. This game was over by halftime and we hope that the betting public was tailing us.

St. Mary's Dominant Defense

Tonight is a different story. Although the Gaels lost to Gonzaga by 23 points in their first meeting, this is a St. Mary's team that's been nationally ranked all season long with just 2 losses on the season and the Gaels have won 7 games in a row and have allowed a mere 55.9 points per game all season long.

St. Mary's comes into this game with a ton of confidence. Their defense held Portland to just 41 points and San Diego to an anemic 27 points. I actually think that the pressure will be on Gonzaga in this game as they have much more to lose than the Gaels and St. Mary's defense speaks for itself.

One key matchup will be down in the paint between 7 foot 1, 300 Przemek Karnowski of Gonzaga and Jock Landale for the Gaels. Landale doesn't possess the size of Karnowski, but he's a big man that think's "offense first" and in 3 out of his last 4 games, he's had a double-double and average's 16.7 points per game this season. This could provide Gonzaga with some trouble.

Nigel Williams-Goss

FInally, there's Nigel Williams-Goss who has been a dominant force for Gonzaga since transferring from Washington. Williams-Goss was out in Gonzaga's 90-55 win over Santa Clara and the Zags weren't sure if he would be held out for the LMU game. Williams-Goss played and delivered with 19 points and 11 rebounds in just 27 minutes of action. He'll surely be ready for tonight.

While St. Mary's defense is very impressive, I'm going to continue to ride Gonzaga as this is a team that they've beaten quite easily earlier in the season and the spread is reasonable.

Free NCAAB Pick: Gonzaga Bulldogs -4Best Line Offered: at 5Dimes

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