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    The SMU Mustangs (3-7) are heavy underdogs (+10) as they try to stop a four-game losing streak when they host the Iona Gaels (7-3) at 3:00 PM ET on Thursday, December 22, 2022 at Stan Sheriff Center. The matchup has a point total of 140.5.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Gaels vs. Mustangs

    • Game Day: Thursday, December 22, 2022
    • Game Time: 3:00 PM ET
    • Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
    • Arena: Stan Sheriff Center
    Iona vs SMU Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Iona -10 140.5

    Iona Betting Stats & Information

    • Iona has won six of eight games when favored on the moneyline this season (75%).
    • The Gaels have not played a game this season with moneyline odds of -510 or shorter.
    • So far this season, the Gaels have put together a 6-4-0 record against the spread.
    • In games they have played as at least 10-point underdogs this year, the Mustangs are 1-2 against the spread.
    • The average point total for Iona’s games this year is 1.6 more points than the over/under of 140.5 in this matchup.

    SMU Betting Stats & Info

    • SMU has been the underdog in four games this season, and it has failed to win any of those contests.
    • The Mustangs have not been a bigger underdog this season than the +379 moneyline set for this game.
    • The Mustangs have only covered the spread two times in 10 opportunities this year.
    • The Mustangs are 1-2 against the spread when an underdog by 10 points or more this year.
    • SMU’s games this season have averaged a total of 136.9 points, 3.6 fewer than the point total in this matchup.

    Iona vs. SMU Season Stat Comparison

    Iona Rank Iona AVG SMU AVG SMU Rank
    100th 77.1 Points Scored 66.8 308th
    89th 65 Points Allowed 70.1 219th
    162nd 33 Rebounds 34.5 98th
    109th 9.8 Off. Rebounds 8.3 227th
    275th 6.5 3pt Made 6.2 293rd
    29th 16.8 Assists 11.4 323rd
    16th 9.9 Turnovers 12 138th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Iona Gaels Leaders

    • Daniss Jenkins leads the Gaels in points and assists per game, scoring 16.6 points and distributing 4.6 assists.
    • Quinn Slazinski is Iona’s best rebounder, pulling down an average of nine boards in each contest while scoring 14.7 points per game.
    • The Gaels get the most three-point shooting production out of Walter Clayton Jr., who knocks down 1.9 threes per game.

    SMU Mustangs Leaders

    • Zhruic Phelps averages 19.5 points and tacks on 2.7 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Mustangs’ leaderboards in those statistics.
    • Efe Odigie grabs 8.9 rebounds per game (he also scores 8.8 points per game and adds one assist per game) which puts him at the top of the SMU rebounding leaderboard.
    • Zach Nutall is consistent from distance and leads the Mustangs with 1.9 made threes per game.

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