Gonzaga at San Diego College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/22/2018
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Jenny Craig Pavilion
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The Gonzaga Bulldogs travel to Jenny Craig Pavilion to play the San Diego Toreros on Thursday, February 22, 2018. The opening line for this game has Gonzaga as 11 point favorites.
Gonzaga heads into this matchup with a mark of 25-4. They currently have a point differential of 17.6 as they are averaging 85.2 points per contest while giving up 67.7 per game. San Diego has an overall record of 17-11. They are averaging 69.3 points per game and surrendering 65.0, good for a point differential of 4.3.
Valuable Gonzaga Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 11-15 against the spread this season
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 11-15 against the over/under this year
Important San Diego Toreros Betting Trends
The San Diego Toreros are 10-12 against the spread this season
The San Diego Toreros are 10-13 against the over/under this year
Key Gonzaga Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key San Diego Toreros Injuries
No key injuries to report
Johnathan Williams averages 13.6 points per game while playing 29.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is at 57%. Josh Perkins averages 13 points per game in 32.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.1 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Isaiah Pineiro averages 15.5 points per game while playing 27.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.1 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Isaiah Wright averages 13.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 5.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
Gonzaga averages 85.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 6th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 17.6 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team, which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 36%, which is good for 121st in the country. They average 40.1 rebounds per game and 16.0 assists per game, which ranks them 13th and 47th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 308th with 11.4 per game. The Bulldogs allow 67.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 59th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 33rd and 228th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.9 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 11.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 30th place in college basketball. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 131st in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
San Diego is 283rd in the country with 69.3 points per game this year. They are 203rd in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 4.3. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 137th in college basketball. They are 295th in the nation in rebounding with 33.1 boards per game, and 144th in assists per contest with 14.2. The Toreros are 217th in turnovers per game with 12.6. The Toreros surrender 65.0 points per contest, which ranks them 24th in the country. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 22nd and 2nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 2nd with 9.1 assists allowed per contest and 126th with 33.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Toreros are 98th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per game this season.
The Bulldogs are 22nd in the country in defensive rating with 95.3, and their offensive rating of 120.1 is ranked 4th. They are 176th in college basketball in pace with 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 15th. As a unit they are 16th 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 324th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 37th in the country.
San Diego is 109th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 45%, which is 6th in the nation. The Toreros are 230th in the country in offensive rating with 102.8, and their defensive rating of 96.4 is ranked 34th. In terms of pace they are 308th in Division 1 with 66.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 123rd. As a team they are 117th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shots, ranking 28th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Gonzaga/San Diego college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take San Diego +11
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