Sunday, December 18, 2016
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The Gonzaga Bulldogs travel to Bridgestone Arena to play the Tennessee Volunteers on Sunday, December 18, 2016.
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The Bulldogs come into this game with an overall record of 10-0. They are 5-2 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-5. The Volunteers have an overall record of 6-4 and a home record of 5-1. They have an over/under record of 2-5 and they are 5-3 against the spread.
Nigel Williams-Goss comes into this contest averaging 13.4 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulldogs. He pulls down 5 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 89%. Przemek Karnowski averages 12.4 points per game in 21 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 6.2 rebounds per game for Gonzaga. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 58%.
Robert Hubbs averages 16.5 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per contest this year for the Volunteers. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage currently is at 94%. Grant Williams averages 10.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 22.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Gonzaga averages 82.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 27th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 19.6 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 33rd. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 62nd in the country. They average 40.9 rebounds per game and 16.2 assists per game which ranks them 25th and 42nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 65th with 12 per game. The Bulldogs allow 63.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 33rd in the nation. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 26% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.4 rebounds a game which ranks 238th and they give up 9.2 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the country. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 209th in Division 1.
Tennessee averages 78.6 points per game this year which ranks them 65th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 6.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 88th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 210th in the nation. They average 36.4 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per contest which ranks them 142nd and 114th respectively. In the turnover department the Volunteers rank 243rd with 14.6 per game. The Volunteers allow 71.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 157th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 109th and 163rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.9 rebounds a game which ranks 133rd and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 160th place in the nation. The Volunteers force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 38th in college basketball.
The Bulldogs average 75.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 76 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 8.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 17.3 per contest. The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 116 and they assist on 54.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.3 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 55%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Gonzaga turns the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 33.6%. The Bulldogs give up 66.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 58.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Volunteers score 84.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 79 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 6.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 13.3 points per game. The Volunteers have a rating on offense of 109.4 and 52.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Tennessee turns it over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.1% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 33.9%. The Volunteers give up 71.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 72.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Gonzaga Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 5-2 against the spread
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 2-5 against the over/under
Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 5-3 against the spread
The Tennessee Volunteers are 2-5 against the over/under
Gonzaga Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
12/17/16 F Admiral Schofield Ankle injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Gonzaga
12/17/16 F John Fulkerson Elbow out indefinitely
12/13/16 G Jordan Bone Foot out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Tennessee
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