Saturday, February 13, 2016
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The Gonzaga Bulldogs travel to Moody Coliseum to play the SMU Mustangs on Saturday, February 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has SMU as 4 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
The Bulldogs come into this game with an overall record of 19-5 and a road record of 6-1. They are 8-13 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-12. The Mustangs have an overall record of 20-3 and a home record of 12-1. They have an over/under record of 11-8 and they are 8-11 against the spread.
Kyle Wiltjer comes into this contest averaging 21.8 points per game while playing 33.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulldogs. He pulls down 6.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Domantas Sabonis averages 17.4 points per game in 30.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 11.5 rebounds per game for Gonzaga. His field goal percentage is 62% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Nic Moore averages 16.3 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year for the Mustangs. He grabs 2.4 rebounds per game and has 4.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Ben Moore averages 12 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.2 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Gonzaga averages 79.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 37th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 13.5 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 58th in the country. They average 40.8 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game which ranks them 22nd and 133rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 83rd with 11.8 per game. The Bulldogs allow 65.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 38th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 39th and they give up 10.3 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the country. They force 9.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 341st in the Division 1.
SMU averages 79.9 points per game this year which ranks them 31st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 15.4 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 4th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 3rd in the nation. They average 39.7 rebounds per game and 17.9 assists per contest which ranks them 37th and 8th respectively. In the turnover department the Mustangs rank 103rd with 12 per game. The Mustangs allow 64.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 44th and 139th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 29.3 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 131st place in the nation. The Mustangs force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 221st in college basketball.
The Bulldogs average 77.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 82.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 7.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 23.3 per contest. The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 115.4 and they assist on 48.5% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.7 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 55%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they shoot 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Gonzaga turns the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.5%. The Bulldogs give up 69.6 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 59 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Mustangs score 81.3 ppg at home and they have averaged 79 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 8.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 18.6 points per game. The Mustangs have a rating on offense of 120.3 and 61.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 66.4 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 28% of their shots. SMU turns it over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 57.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 42%. The Mustangs give up 62.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 70.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Gonzaga Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 8-13 against the spread
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 10-12 against the over/under
SMU Mustangs Betting Trends
The SMU Mustangs are 8-11 against the spread
The SMU Mustangs are 11-8 against the over/under
Gonzaga Bulldogs Injuries
12/07/15 C Przemek Karnowski Back out for season
SMU Mustangs Injuries
12/23/15 G Sedrick Barefield Personal expected to transfer
11/12/15 G Ben Emelogu Knee out for season
01/06/16 G Keith Frazier Personal has left the team
Tony's Pick: Take Gonzaga
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