Gonzaga at North Carolina College Basketball Parlay 12/15/2018
Saturday, December 15, 2018
Dean Smith Center
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The Gonzaga Bulldogs head to Dean Smith Center to take on the North Carolina Tar Heels on Saturday, December 15, 2018. The opening line for this game has North Carolina as 2.5 point favorites.
Gonzaga comes into this game with an overall record of 9-1. They currently have a point differential of 17.8 as they are averaging 94.1 points per game while giving up 76.3 per contest. North Carolina has an overall mark of 7-2. They are averaging 93.3 points per contest and giving up 73.7, which is a point differential of 19.7.
Valuable Gonzaga Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 7-3-0 against the spread this season
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 7-3-0 against the over/under this year
Important North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Trends
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 4-3-2 against the spread this season
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 7-2-0 against the over/under this year
Key Gonzaga Bulldogs Injuries
11/26/18 G Geno Crandall Hand is out indefinitely
10/31/18 F Killian Tillie Ankle is out indefinitely
Key North Carolina Tar Heels Injuries
12/14/18 G Coby White Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Gonzaga
Zach Norvell Jr. averages 17.6 points per contest in 30.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.5 assists per game and 5.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 83%. Rui Hachimura comes into this game averaging 22.2 points per contest while playing 30.7 minutes per night. He grabs 6.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Coby White averages 15.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 23.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.1 rebounds per game and dishes 3.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Cameron Johnson scores 15.7 points per contest while playing 26.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.4 rebounds per contest and has 1.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 88%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs allow 76.3 points per contest which is 271st in the country. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 116th and 134th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 143rd, and they allow 11.3 assists per game which puts them in 80th place in D-1. They force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 56th in Division 1. Gonzaga averages 94.1 points per contest, which is 3rd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 17.8 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a unit, which has them ranked 3rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 42nd in the nation. They average 40.9 boards per contest and 19.5 assists per game, which ranks them 32nd and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 324th with 11.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tar Heels give up 73.7 points per game, which ranks them 232nd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 108th and 159th in those defensive statistics. They rank 141st with 12.4 dimes allowed per game and 94th with 33.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Tar Heels are 285th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.7 per contest. North Carolina is 5th in the country with 93.3 points per contest this season. They are 35th in D-1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 19.7. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 148th in the country. They are 2nd in the nation in rebounding with 46.4 boards per contest and 4th in assists per game with 20.1. The Tar Heels are 198th in turnovers per contest with 13.1.
The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 125.6, which is ranked 2nd. They are 47th in college basketball in pace with 74.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 59% is 6th. As a unit they are 4th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 63% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 218th in D-1. Gonzaga is 342nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions.
North Carolina is 317th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions. The Tar Heels are 11th in the country in offensive rating with 118.6. In terms of pace they are 13th in Division 1 with 78.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 67th. As a team they are 69th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 312th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Gonzaga +2.5 and over 176 total points
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