UConn vs Saint Mary's (CA) Prediction, Odds & Best Bet for March 19 NCAA Tournament Game (Huskies Start Off Hot)

UConn vs Saint Mary's (CA) Game Info

  • 2022-23 NCAA Tournament Game
  • No. 4 UConn (26-8) vs. No. 5 Saint Mary's (CA) (27-7)
  • Date: Sunday, March 19, 2023
  • Time: 6:10 PM ET
  • Venue: MVP Arena — Albany, New York
  • Coverage: TNT

The second round of the 2022-23 NCAA Tournament features an exciting matchup between the No. 4 UConn Huskies and No. 5 Saint Mary's Gaels.

Neither team had an issue moving on from Round 1. UConn scored at will in its 87-63 blowout win over No. 13 Iona, highlighted by Adama Sanogo's 28-point, 13-rebound double-double. On the other side, Saint Mary's didn't show any signs of letting up as it sent the No. 12 VCU packing in a 63-51 contest.

Can UConn continues its March Madness run? Or will Saint Mary's reach the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2010?

UConn vs Saint Mary's (CA) Odds & Spread

  • Moneyline: UCONN: (-166) | STMARY: (+138)
  • Spread: UCONN: -3.5 (-110) | STMARY: +3.5 (-110)
  • Total: 128.5 — Over: (-105) | Under: (-115)

UConn enters this contest as a slight favorite on the moneyline and spread per FanDuel Sportsbook's odds. This 6:10 p.m. ET clash also features an over/under of 128.5 points with the under being favored at -115 odds.

UConn vs Saint Mary's (CA) Betting Trends

  • UConn's record against the spread is 22-12-0.
  • As 3.5-point favorites or more, the Huskies are 19-11 against the spread.
  • There have been 19 UConn's games (out of 34) that hit the over this season.
  • Against the spread, Saint Mary's (CA) is 18-15-0 this year.
  • The Gaels have one win ATS (1-1) as a 3.5-point underdog or more this season.
  • Saint Mary's (CA) has played 33 games this year, and 16 of them have hit the over.
UConn Rank UConn AVG Saint Mary's (CA) AVG Saint Mary's (CA) Rank
28th 78.7 Points Scored 71.1 190th
41st 65.0 Points Allowed 59.9 5th
11th 36.1 Rebounds 32.5 131st
2nd 11.9 Off. Rebounds 9.1 122nd
29th 9.1 3pt Made 7.6 152nd
4th 17.5 Assists 12.6 212th
216th 12.2 Turnovers 9.6 17th

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