Gonzaga at Pacific College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/8/2018
Thursday, February 8, 2018
Alex G. Spanos Center
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The Gonzaga Bulldogs travel to Alex G. Spanos Center to play the Pacific Tigers on Thursday, February 8, 2018. The opening line for this game has Gonzaga as 11.5 point favorites.
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Gonzaga comes into this game with an overall record of 21-4. They currently have a point differential of 17.7 as they are averaging 86.6 points per game while giving up 68.9 per contest. Pacific has an overall mark of 12-13. They are averaging 72.4 points per contest and giving up 73.2, which is a point differential of -0.9.
Valuable Gonzaga Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 9-13 against the spread this season
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 11-11 against the over/under this year
Important Pacific Tigers Betting Trends
The Pacific Tigers are 14-9 against the spread this season
The Pacific Tigers are 13-11 against the over/under this year
Key Gonzaga Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Pacific Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Johnathan Williams averages 13.6 points per game while playing 28.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is at 58%. Josh Perkins averages 13.2 points per game in 32.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.2 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Roberto Gallinat averages 13 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.6 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 78%. Miles Reynolds averages 13 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.8 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
Gonzaga averages 86.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 5th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 17.7 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team, which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 36%, which is good for 110th in the country. They average 40.2 rebounds per game and 16.5 assists per game, which ranks them 14th and 37th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 302nd with 11.6 per game. The Bulldogs allow 68.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 94th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 52nd and 270th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.9 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 11.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 59th place in college basketball. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 120th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Pacific is 228th in the country with 72.4 points per game this year. They are 117th in D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -0.9. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 304th in college basketball. They are 239th in the nation in rebounding with 34.3 boards per game, and 236th in assists per contest with 12.8. The Tigers are 288th in turnovers per game with 11.9. The Tigers surrender 73.2 points per contest, which ranks them 209th in the country. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 264th and 260th in those defensive statistics. They rank 258th with 14.4 assists allowed per contest and 63rd with 32.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Tigers are 126th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per game this season.
The Bulldogs are 49th in the country in defensive rating with 96.3, and their offensive rating of 121.1 is ranked 4th. They are 172nd in college basketball in pace with 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 58% is 11th. As a unit they are 13th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 113th in D-1. Gonzaga is 321st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 68th in the country.
Pacific is 267th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 281st in the nation. The Tigers are 141st in the country in offensive rating with 106.2, and their defensive rating of 107.5 is ranked 291st. In terms of pace they are 280th in Division 1 with 67.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 225th. As a team they are 194th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 25% of their shots, ranking 348th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Gonzaga/Pacific college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Pacific +11.5
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