Saturday, December 10, 2016
McCarthey Athletic Center
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The Akron Zips travel to McCarthey Athletic Center to play the Gonzaga Bulldogs on Saturday, December 10, 2016.
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The Zips come into this game with an overall record of 7-2 and a road record of 0-2. They are 2-3 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-3. The Bulldogs have an overall record of 9-0 and a home record of 5-0. They have an over/under record of 2-4 and they are 4-2 against the spread.
Isaiah Johnson comes into this contest averaging 15.2 points per game while playing 25.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Zips. He pulls down 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 70% while his free throw percentage is currently at 60%. Noah Robotham averages 10.1 points per game in 26.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 2.1 rebounds per game for Akron. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Nigel Williams-Goss averages 13.7 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per contest this year for the Bulldogs. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 4.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 90%. Josh Perkins averages 12.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.5 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Akron averages 77.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 74th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 61st. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 85th in the country. They average 35.5 rebounds per game and 14 assists per game which ranks them 184th and 133rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 145th with 13.2 per game. The Zips allow 67.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 85th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 196th and 199th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.6 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 50th place in the country. They force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 239th in Division 1.
Gonzaga averages 85.1 points per game this year which ranks them 20th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 19.8 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 24th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 41st in the nation. They average 41.4 rebounds per game and 16.8 assists per contest which ranks them 25th and 32nd respectively. In the turnover department the Bulldogs rank 68th with 12.1 per game. The Bulldogs allow 65.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 50th in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the arc ranking them 26th and 12th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.9 rebounds a game which ranks 222nd and they give up 9.4 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the nation. The Bulldogs force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 207th in college basketball.
The Zips average 75.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 74 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -2.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 4.7 per contest. The Zips have an offensive rating of 118.1 and they assist on 54.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 59%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 61% and they shoot 3 pointers on 51% of their shots. Akron turns the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.7% while their offensive rebound percentage is 33.3%. The Zips give up 77.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 69.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bulldogs score 93 ppg at home and they have averaged 88 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 22.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 28.8 points per game. The Bulldogs have a rating on offense of 117.3 and 54.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.5 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 56%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Gonzaga turns it over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 34.1%. The Bulldogs give up 64.2 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 65.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Akron Zips Betting Trends
The Akron Zips are 2-3 against the spread
The Akron Zips are 2-3 against the over/under
Gonzaga Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 4-2 against the spread
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 2-4 against the over/under
Akron Zips Injuries
12/09/16 G Noah Robotham Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Gonzaga
Gonzaga Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Gonzaga
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