San Francisco at Gonzaga College Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/5/2018
Monday, March 5, 2018
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The San Francisco Dons travel to Orleans Arena to play the Gonzaga Bulldogs on Monday, March 5, 2018. The opening line for this game has Gonzaga as 13 point favorites.
San Francisco heads into this matchup with a mark of 17-14. They currently have a point differential of 1.1 as they are averaging 68.9 points per contest while giving up 67.8 per game. Gonzaga has an overall record of 27-4. They are averaging 84.7 points per game and surrendering 67.8, good for a point differential of 17.0.
Valuable San Francisco Dons Betting Trends
The San Francisco Dons are 11-16 against the spread this season
The San Francisco Dons are 11-16 against the over/under this year
Important Gonzaga Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 12-17 against the spread this season
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 13-15 against the over/under this year
Key San Francisco Dons Injuries
11/10/17 G Charles Minlend Shoulder is out for season
Key Gonzaga Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Frankie Ferrari averages 11.4 points per game while playing 27.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 57% while his free throw percentage is at 85%. Souley Boum averages 11.2 points per game in 20.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 2.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 37% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Johnathan Williams averages 13.8 points per game while playing 29.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.1 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is at 56%. Killian Tillie averages 12.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.1 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
San Francisco averages 68.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 285th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 287th. Behind the arc they shoot 34%, which is good for 238th in the country. They average 35.0 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per game, which ranks them 197th and 205th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 263rd with 12.0 per game. The Dons allow 67.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 61st in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 170th and 73rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 131st and they give up 10.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 14th place in college basketball. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 104th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Gonzaga is 9th in the country with 84.7 points per game this year. They are 7th in D-1 in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 17.0. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 87th in college basketball. They are 14th in the nation in rebounding with 39.9 boards per game, and 50th in assists per contest with 15.8. The Bulldogs are 309th in turnovers per game with 11.4. The Bulldogs surrender 67.8 points per contest, which ranks them 59th in the country. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 24th and 252nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 30th with 11.1 assists allowed per contest and 17th with 30.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulldogs are 107th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per game this season.
The Dons are 234th in the nation in offensive rating with 102.5, and their defensive rating of 100.8 is ranked 123rd. In terms of pace they are 307th in the country with 66.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 239th. As a team they are 274th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 64th in Division 1. San Francisco is 223rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 85th in the nation.
Gonzaga is 318th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 32nd in the nation. The Bulldogs are 2nd in the country in offensive rating with 120.1, and their defensive rating of 96.1 is ranked 26th. In terms of pace they are 196th in Division 1 with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 12th. As a team they are 16th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 119th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's San Francisco/Gonzaga college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Gonzaga -13
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