Gonzaga at San Diego State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/21/2017
Thursday, December 21, 2017
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The Gonzaga Bulldogs travel to Viejas Arena to play the San Diego State Aztecs on Thursday, December 21, 2017. The opening line for this game has Gonzaga as 3.5 point favorites.
Gonzaga heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-2. They currently have a point differential of 16.9 as they are averaging 91.8 points per contest while giving up 74.9 per game. San Diego State has an overall record of 7-3. They are averaging 78.9 points per game and surrendering 64.2, good for a point differential of 14.7.
Valuable Gonzaga Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 5-4 against the spread this season
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 7-2 against the over/under this year
Important San Diego State Aztecs Betting Trends
The San Diego State Aztecs are 5-3 against the spread this season
The San Diego State Aztecs are 5-3 against the over/under this year
Key Gonzaga Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key San Diego State Aztecs Injuries
12/20/17 G Trey Kell Foot is "?" Thursday vs Gonzaga
Johnathan Williams averages 15.5 points per game while playing 29 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is at 58%. Josh Perkins averages 14.8 points per game in 33 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.1 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Devin Watson averages 13.4 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Malik Pope averages 12.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 7 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 66%.
Useful Team Statistics
Gonzaga averages 91.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 5th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 16.9 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team, which has them ranked 11th. Behind the arc they shoot 38%, which is good for 78th in the country. They average 40.8 rebounds per game and 17.3 assists per game, which ranks them 32nd and 32nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 151st with 13.9 per game. The Bulldogs allow 74.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 235th in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 118th and 297th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.5 rebounds a game which ranks 51st and they give up 12.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 138th place in college basketball. They force 14.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 175th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
San Diego State is 102nd in the country with 78.9 points per game this year. They are 184th in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 14.7. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 313th in college basketball. They are 20th in the nation in rebounding with 41.3 boards per game, and 143rd in assists per contest with 14.7. The Aztecs are 210th in turnovers per game with 13.2. The Aztecs surrender 64.2 points per contest, which ranks them 41st in the country. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 29th and 31st in those defensive statistics. They rank 181st with 13.3 assists allowed per contest and 123rd with 33.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aztecs are 248th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.2 per game this season.
The Bulldogs are 152nd in the country in defensive rating with 99, and their offensive rating of 121.4 is ranked 6th. They are 108th in college basketball in pace with 72.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 59% is 10th. As a unit they are 9th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 109th in D-1. Gonzaga is 224th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 149th in the country.
San Diego State is 245th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 45%, which is 29th in Division 1. The Aztecs are 18th in the nation in defensive rating with 88.2, and their offensive rating of 108.4 is ranked 120th. They are 99th in D-1 in pace with 72.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 219th. As a unit they are 179th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 199th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Gonzaga/San Diego State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take San Diego State +3.5
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