San Diego at Gonzaga College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/1/2018
Thursday, February 1, 2018
McCarthey Athletic Center
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The San Diego Toreros travel to McCarthey Athletic Center to play the Gonzaga Bulldogs on Thursday, February 1, 2018. The opening line for this game has Gonzaga as 18 point favorites.
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San Diego comes into this game with an overall record of 15-7. They currently have a point differential of 6.2 as they are averaging 70.8 points per game while giving up 64.5 per contest. Gonzaga has an overall mark of 19-4. They are averaging 88.2 points per contest and giving up 69.7, which is a point differential of 18.5.
Valuable San Diego Toreros Betting Trends
The San Diego Toreros are 7-9 against the spread this season
The San Diego Toreros are 8-9 against the over/under this year
Important Gonzaga Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 9-11 against the spread this season
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 11-9 against the over/under this year
Key San Diego Toreros Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Gonzaga Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Isaiah Pineiro averages 15.9 points per game while playing 27.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is at 80%. Isaiah Wright averages 14.6 points per game in 34.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.5 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Johnathan Williams averages 13.7 points per game while playing 28.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is at 59%. Josh Perkins averages 13.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 5.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
San Diego averages 70.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 260th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 150th. Behind the arc they shoot 36%, which is good for 126th in the country. They average 33.9 rebounds per game and 14.5 assists per game, which ranks them 267th and 131st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 164th with 13.4 per game. The Toreros allow 64.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in Division 1. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc, ranking them 13th and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.6 rebounds a game which ranks 115th and they give up 8.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 2nd place in college basketball. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 127th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Gonzaga is 3rd in the country with 88.2 points per game this year. They are 4th in D-1 in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 18.5. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 103rd in college basketball. They are 15th in the nation in rebounding with 40.2 boards per game, and 26th in assists per contest with 17.1. The Bulldogs are 288th in turnovers per game with 12.0. The Bulldogs surrender 69.7 points per contest, which ranks them 118th in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 68th and 310th in those defensive statistics. They rank 63rd with 11.7 assists allowed per contest and 19th with 30.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulldogs are 132nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.0 per game this season.
The Toreros are 28th in the country in defensive rating with 94.4, and their offensive rating of 103.5 is ranked 203rd. They are 293rd in college basketball in pace with 67.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 93rd. As a unit they are 77th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 35th in D-1. San Diego is 75th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 43%, which is 5th in the country.
Gonzaga is 313th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 84th in the nation. The Bulldogs are 3rd in the country in offensive rating with 122.2, and their defensive rating of 96.6 is ranked 59th. In terms of pace they are 144th in Division 1 with 70.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 59% is 8th. As a team they are 10th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 94th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's San Diego/Gonzaga college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Gonzaga -18
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