Thursday, February 23, 2017
Jenny Craig Pavilion
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The Gonzaga Bulldogs head to Jenny Craig Pavilion to take on the San Diego Toreros on Thursday, February 23, 2017. The opening line for this game has Gonzaga as 25 point favorites.
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The Bulldogs come into this game with an overall record of 28-0 and a road record of 9-0. They are 19-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 14-11. The Toreros have an overall record of 12-16 and a home record of 6-9. They have an over/under record of 12-12 and they are 15-9 against the spread.
Nigel Williams-Goss comes into this contest averaging 16.3 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulldogs. He pulls down 5.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is currently at 90%. Przemek Karnowski averages 12.8 points per game in 22.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 5.8 rebounds per game for Gonzaga. His field goal percentage is 60% for the year while his free throw percentage is 61%.
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Brett Bailey averages 15.9 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per contest this year for the Toreros. He grabs 7 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 76%. Olin Carter III averages 15.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.5 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Gonzaga averages 85.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 8th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 23.7 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 49th in the country. They average 40.3 rebounds per game and 16.6 assists per game which ranks them 12th and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 32nd with 11.3 per game. The Bulldogs allow 61.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the nation. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 81st and they give up 9.9 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the country. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 181st in Division 1.
San Diego averages 64.5 points per game this year which ranks them 326th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -5.2 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 321st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 167th in the nation. They average 33.6 rebounds per game and 11.9 assists per contest which ranks them 269th and 266th respectively. In the turnover department the Toreros rank 131st with 12.8 per game. The Toreros allow 69.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 100th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 205th and 136th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.1 rebounds a game which ranks 113th and they give up 12 assists per contest which puts them in 75th place in the nation. The Toreros force 10 turnovers per game which ranks them 345th in college basketball.
The Bulldogs average 83 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 84 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 17.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 22 per contest. The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 119.7 and they assist on 54.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.4 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 58%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 61% and they shoot 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Gonzaga turns the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 30.4%. The Bulldogs give up 65.6 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 62 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Toreros score 63.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 63.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -5 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -6.5 points per game. The Toreros have a rating on offense of 99 and 55.4% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 65.2 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 44% of their shots. San Diego turns it over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 5.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 24.4%. The Toreros give up 69.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 68.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Gonzaga Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 19-5 against the spread
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 14-11 against the over/under
San Diego Toreros Betting Trends
The San Diego Toreros are 15-9 against the spread
The San Diego Toreros are 12-12 against the over/under
Gonzaga Bulldogs Injuries
02/22/17 G Bryan Alberts Ankle "?" Thursday vs. San Diego
02/17/17 F Killian Tillie Hand out indefinitely
San Diego Toreros Injuries
11/11/16 F Isaiah Pineiro Eligibility out for season
11/11/16 G Isaiah Wright Eligibility out for season
11/08/16 F Alex Floresca Shoulder out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Gonzaga -25
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