Saturday, February 4, 2017
McCarthey Athletic Center
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The Santa Clara Broncos head to McCarthey Athletic Center to take on the Gonzaga Bulldogs on Saturday, February 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has Gonzaga as 27 point favorites.
The Broncos come into this game with an overall record of 12-11 and a road record of 3-4. They are 9-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-13. The Bulldogs have an overall record of 22-0 and a home record of 12-0. They have an over/under record of 9-10 and they are 15-4 against the spread.
Jared Brownridge comes into this contest averaging 18.5 points per game while playing 37.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Broncos. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Nate Kratch averages 10.5 points per game in 33.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 6.8 rebounds per game for Santa Clara. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 50%.
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Nigel Williams-Goss averages 14.8 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per contest this year for the Bulldogs. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per game and has 4.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 87%. Przemek Karnowski averages 12.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 22 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 62% and his free throw percentage is 61%.
Santa Clara averages 66.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 301st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -0.3 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 241st. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 89th in the country. They average 29.8 rebounds per game and 14.6 assists per game which ranks them 342nd and 94th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 10.6 per game. The Broncos allow 66.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 49th in the nation. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 244th and 326th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.5 rebounds a game which ranks 120th and they give up 13.5 assists per contest which puts them in 185th place in the country. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 232nd in Division 1.
Gonzaga averages 85.2 points per game this year which ranks them 9th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 23.8 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team which has them sitting in the 4th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 48th in the nation. They average 40.1 rebounds per game and 16.9 assists per contest which ranks them 17th and 15th respectively. In the turnover department the Bulldogs rank 20th with 11 per game. The Bulldogs allow 61.4 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 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 110th and they give up 9.5 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the nation. The Bulldogs force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 168th in college basketball.
The Broncos average 63.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 66.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -5.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -1.3 per contest. The Broncos have an offensive rating of 102 and they assist on 61.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 64.7 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 47% of their shots. Santa Clara turns the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 46.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 20.3%. The Broncos give up 69.1 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 67.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bulldogs score 87 ppg at home and they have averaged 86 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 34 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 28.9 points per game. The Bulldogs have a rating on offense of 120.2 and 54.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.9 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 35% of their shots. Gonzaga turns it over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.3%. The Bulldogs give up 58.1 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 52 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Santa Clara Broncos Betting Trends
The Santa Clara Broncos are 9-12 against the spread
The Santa Clara Broncos are 7-13 against the over/under
Gonzaga Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 15-4 against the spread
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 9-10 against the over/under
Santa Clara Broncos Injuries
12/22/16 F Matt Hubbard Personal has left team
02/01/17 G Matt Hauser Flu missed last game, "?" Thursday vs. Portland U
01/27/17 F Jarvis Pugh Foot out indefinitely
Gonzaga Bulldogs Injuries
02/01/17 F Killian Tillie Ankle "?" Thursday vs. BYU
Guy's Pick: Take Gonzaga -27
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