Saturday, February 18, 2017
McCarthey Athletic Center
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The Pacific Tigers head to McCarthey Athletic Center to take on the Gonzaga Bulldogs on Saturday, February 18, 2017. The opening line for this game has Gonzaga as 31 point favorites.
The Tigers come into this game with an overall record of 10-18 and a road record of 2-10. They are 8-17 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-15. The Bulldogs have an overall record of 27-0 and a home record of 14-0. They have an over/under record of 13-11 and they are 19-4 against the spread.
Ray Bowles comes into this contest averaging 12.8 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Tigers. He pulls down 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 35% while his free throw percentage is currently at 68%. T.J. Wallace averages 12.5 points per game in 31.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game for Pacific. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
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Nigel Williams-Goss averages 16.2 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per contest this year for the Bulldogs. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per game and has 4.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 90%. Przemek Karnowski averages 12.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 22.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.7 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 62% and his free throw percentage is 62%.
Pacific averages 65.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 312th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -6 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them ranked 336th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 314th in the country. They average 37.6 rebounds per game and 11.4 assists per game which ranks them 71st and 295th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 42nd with 11.7 per game. The Tigers allow 71.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 150th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 202nd and 187th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 176th and they give up 14.9 assists per contest which puts them in 284th place in the country. They force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 313th in Division 1.
Gonzaga averages 85.5 points per game this year which ranks them 8th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 23.8 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a team which has them sitting in the 3rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 36th in the nation. They average 40.1 rebounds per game and 16.7 assists per contest which ranks them 14th and 18th respectively. In the turnover department the Bulldogs rank 26th with 11.2 per game. The Bulldogs allow 61.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the country. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 6th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.2 rebounds a game which ranks 69th and they give up 9.9 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the nation. The Bulldogs force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 174th in college basketball.
The Tigers average 64.8 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 61.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -11.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -1 per contest. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 98.1 and they assist on 50% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 45%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 49% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Pacific turns the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 6.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.1%. The Tigers give up 76.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 62.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bulldogs score 87.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 86.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 25 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 29.8 points per game. The Bulldogs have a rating on offense of 120.3 and 54.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71.1 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 58%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 61% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Gonzaga turns it over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.1%. The Bulldogs give up 58.1 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 61.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Pacific Tigers Betting Trends
The Pacific Tigers are 8-17 against the spread
The Pacific Tigers are 10-15 against the over/under
Gonzaga Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 19-4 against the spread
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 13-11 against the over/under
Pacific Tigers Injuries
02/17/17 G T.J. Wallace Thumb "?" Saturday vs. Gonzaga
Gonzaga Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Pacific -31
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