Pacific at Gonzaga College Basketball Picks & Parlay 12/28/2017
Thursday, December 28, 2017
McCarthey Athletic Center
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The Pacific Tigers head to McCarthey Athletic Center to take on the Gonzaga Bulldogs on Thursday, December 28, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Gonzaga as 23 point favorites.
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Pacific comes into this game with an overall record of 5-8. They currently have a point differential of -1.2 as they are averaging 74.8 points per game while giving up 76.0 per contest. Gonzaga has an overall record of 10-3. They are averaging 90.2 points per game and surrendering 74.7, good for a point differential of 15.5.
Valuable Pacific Tigers Betting Trends
The Pacific Tigers are 4-7 against the spread this season
The Pacific Tigers are 8-4 against the over/under this year
Important Gonzaga Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 5-5 against the spread this season
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 7-3 against the over/under this year
Key Pacific Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Gonzaga Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Miles Reynolds averages 11.8 points per contest in 24.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.1 assists per game and 2.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 84%. Roberto Gallinat averages 13.7 points per contest while playing 29.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Josh Perkins averages 14 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 33.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.4 rebounds per game and dishes 5.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 72%. Johnathan Williams scores 15.2 points per contest while playing 29.5 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 7.8 rebounds per contest and has 1.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is at 57%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers allow 76.0 points per contest which is 260th in Division 1. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 241st and 260th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.2 rebounds a game which ranks 97th, and they allow 14.8 assists per game which puts them in 273rd place in the country. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 205th in the nation. Pacific averages 74.8 points per contest this year, which is 184th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -1.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 159th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 252nd in college basketball. They average 36.2 boards per contest and 13.3 assists per game, which ranks them 182nd and 225th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 161st with 13.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs give up 74.7 points per game, which ranks them 233rd in the country. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 100th and 287th in those defensive statistics. They rank 137th with 12.6 dimes allowed per game and 61st with 32.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Bulldogs are 152nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per contest this year. Gonzaga is 8th in Division 1 with 90.2 points per contest this season. They are 17th in the country in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 15.5. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 97th in D-1. They are 23rd in college basketball in rebounding with 40.8 boards per contest and 37th in assists per game with 17.2. The Bulldogs are 142nd in turnovers per contest with 14.1.
The Tigers are 280th in the country in defensive rating with 106.2, and their offensive rating of 104.6 is ranked 185th. They are 153rd in college basketball in pace with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 249th. As a unit they are 225th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 24% of their shot attempts, ranking 349th in D-1. Pacific is 174th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 268th in the country.
Gonzaga is 205th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 126th in the nation. The Bulldogs are 13th in the country in offensive rating with 119.5, and their defensive rating of 99 is ranked 152nd. In terms of pace they are 102nd in Division 1 with 72.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 17th. As a team they are 17th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 100th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Pacific +23 and under 151 total points
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