Saint Mary’s (CA) Vs Indiana: NCAA Tournament First Round Betting Lines, Odds And Trends – March 17, 2022


The No. 5 Saint Mary’s Gaels (25-7) face off against the No. 12 Indiana Hoosiers (21-13) in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday, beginning at 7:20 PM on TBS. Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Gaels’ (-150 to win on the moneyline) contest versus the Hoosiers (+124).

The betting insights in the following article reflect odds as of March 16, 2022 at 3:58 PM ET. See below for a table with the latest odds for this contest and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Saint Mary’s (CA) vs Indiana Betting Odds

Saint Mary’s (CA) Offense Vs. Indiana Defense

Saint Mary’s (CA) Offense Stats (Rank) Indiana Defense
69.8 (207) Points/Gm 65.7 (71)
64.4 (329) Possessions/Game 67.5 (115)
46.3 (54) Field Goal % 39 (15)
35 (105) 3PT % 32.5 (125)
52.7 (74) Effective FG % 45.5 (22)
55.9 (82) True Shooting % 50.3 (68)

Indiana Offense Vs. Saint Mary’s (CA) Defense

Indiana Offense Stats (Rank) Saint Mary’s (CA) Defense
71.3 (162) Points/Gm 60.5 (13)
67.6 (194) Possessions/Game 66.1 (52)
45.7 (83) Field Goal % 42.6 (139)
33.5 (204) 3PT % 34.1 (218)
51 (144) Effective FG % 47.5 (76)
54.6 (129) True Shooting % 49.7 (46)

Saint Mary’s (CA) Betting Insights

  • Saint Mary’s (CA) has covered 19 times in 33 matchups with a spread this season.
  • The Gaels have an ATS record of 12-6-1 when playing as at least 3-point favorites this season.
  • Saint Mary’s (CA) and its opponents have combined to hit the over 15 out of 33 times this season.
  • Saint Mary’s (CA)’s games this season have featured more combined points than this contest’s total of 126 points 20 times.
  • Gaels outings this year have an average total of 131.3, 5.3 more points than this game’s over/under.

Indiana Betting Insights

  • Indiana is 20-14-0 ATS this year.
  • The Hoosiers are 5-4 ATS this year when playing as at least 3-point underdogs.
  • So far this year, 16 out of Indiana’s 34 games with an over/under have hit the over.
  • Indiana and its opponents have combined to score more than 126 points in 24 of 34 games this season.
  • Hoosiers games this year have had a 137.2-point total on average, 11.2 more points than this matchup’s over/under.

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Saint Mary’s (CA) Key Players

  • Matthias Tass leads the Gaels in scoring (12.6 points per game) and rebounding (six rebounds per game).
  • Saint Mary’s (CA)’s assists leader is Tommy Kuhse, who dishes out 3.5 per game.
  • Alex Ducas is the top three-point shooter for the Gaels, hitting 1.9 per game.
  • Saint Mary’s (CA)’s steals leader is Logan Johnson, who collects two per game. Tass leads the team averaging 0.7 blocks an outing.

Indiana Key Players

  • Trayce Jackson-Davis is at the top of the Hoosiers scoring and rebounding leaderboards with 18.4 points per game and 8.2 rebounds per game this season.
  • The Indiana leader in assists is Xavier Johnson with 5.1 assists per game.
  • Parker Stewart is tops from three-point range for the Hoosiers, knocking down 1.6 treys per game.
  • Indiana’s Xavier Johnson has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.2 per game and Jackson-Davis is first in blocks with 2.4 per game.
Author: Lucy Green