Wednesday, December 7, 2016
McCarthey Athletic Center
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The Washington Huskies travel to McCarthey Athletic Center to play the Gonzaga Bulldogs on Wednesday, December 7, 2016. The opening line for this game has Gonzaga as 15.5 point favorites.
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The Huskies come into this game with an overall record of 4-3 and a road record of 0-1. They are 3-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-3. The Bulldogs have an overall record of 8-0 and a home record of 4-0. They have an over/under record of 1-4 and they are 3-2 against the spread.
Markelle Fultz comes into this contest averaging 22.7 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Huskies. He pulls down 6.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is currently at 66%. David Crisp averages 13.9 points per game in 28.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 1.6 rebounds per game for Washington. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Josh Perkins averages 13.1 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per contest this year for the Bulldogs. He grabs 2.3 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Nigel Williams-Goss averages 12.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 4.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Washington averages 88.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 9th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8.4 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 21st. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 8th in the country. They average 39.6 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per game which ranks them 56th and 117th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 259th with 15 per game. The Huskies allow 79.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 290th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 147th and 263rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 99th and they give up 14.7 assists per contest which puts them in 252nd place in the country. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 148th in Division 1.
Gonzaga averages 83.5 points per game this year which ranks them 29th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 18.9 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 35th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 72nd in the nation. They average 41.4 rebounds per game and 16.2 assists per contest which ranks them 25th and 43rd respectively. In the turnover department the Bulldogs rank 73rd with 12.2 per game. The Bulldogs allow 64.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 45th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc ranking them 40th and 14th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 135th and they give up 9.8 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the nation. The Bulldogs force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 184th in college basketball.
The Huskies average 79 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 79 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 3.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 3.7 per contest. The Huskies have an offensive rating of 113.6 and they assist on 45.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 77.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 56%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Washington turns the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 36.7%. The Huskies give up 75.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 75.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bulldogs score 91.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 79.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 14.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 29.2 points per game. The Bulldogs have a rating on offense of 116 and 53.9% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 55%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Gonzaga turns it over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 34.5%. The Bulldogs give up 62.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 65.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 3-4 against the spread
The Washington Huskies are 4-3 against the over/under
Gonzaga Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 3-2 against the spread
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 1-4 against the over/under
Washington Huskies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Gonzaga Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Gonzaga -15.5
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