Gonzaga at Portland Free College Basketball Picks & Odds 1/3/2015
by Josh Schonwald - 1/2/2015
Saturday, January 3, 2015 at TBA
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On Saturday night, the #7 Gonzaga Bulldogs will be looking to extend their long winning streak when they face the Portland Pilots. Last season, the Bulldogs and the Pilots split their two-game series by each winning their home games.
Gonzaga outscored San Diego 35-20 in the first half of their game on Monday night and went on to win 60-48 on the road. Their defense was solid throughout that game, holding San Diego to a very low 26.8 field goal percentage.
Through 14 games this season, the Bulldogs have scored 82.2 points per game while making 52.5 percent of their shots. Junior forward Kyle Wiltjer is leading the team in scoring with 17.1 points per game this season, while senior guard Byron Wesley has averaged 12 points and 5.6 rebounds per game while making 50.8 percent of his shots.
Portland had their three-game winning streak come to an end on Monday when BYU beat them 97-88 on the road. Portland shot the ball well in that loss, but BYU was able to make 50.8 percent of their shots as well.
The Pilots have been able to score 73.3 points per game this season while giving up 65.7 points per game. Senior center Thomas Van Der Mars has been able to score 10.6 points per game this season while pulling down a team-best 7.6 rebounds per game.
Gonzaga Bulldogs Betting Trends
Gonzaga Bulldogs are 7-3-1 Against the Spread
Gonzaga Bulldogs are 4-2-0 against the Over/Under
Portland Pilots Betting Trends
Portland Pilots are 9-3-0 Against the Spread
Portland Pilots are 0-0-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
11/28/14 G Josh Perkins Jaw out indefinitely
11/13/14 G Eric McClellan Eligibility becomes eligible Jan. 6
11/13/14 C Ryan Edwards Redshirt out for season
11/13/14 G Silas Melson Redshirt out for season
No injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Gonzaga
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