BYU at Gonzaga NCAA Basketball Parlay 2/23/2019
Saturday, February 23, 2019
McCarthey Athletic Center
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The BYU Cougars head to McCarthey Athletic Center to take on the Gonzaga Bulldogs on Saturday, February 23, 2019. The opening line for this game has Gonzaga as 20.5 point favorites.
BYU comes into this game with an overall record of 18-11. They currently have a point differential of 4.6 as they are averaging 79.8 points per game while giving up 75.2 per contest. Gonzaga has an overall record of 26-2. They are averaging 90.3 points per game and surrendering 65.1, good for a point differential of 25.1.
Valuable BYU Cougars Betting Trends
The BYU Cougars are 13-15-0 against the spread this season
The BYU Cougars are 12-15-1 against the over/under this year
Important Gonzaga Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 18-9-0 against the spread this season
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 12-15-0 against the over/under this year
Key BYU Cougars Injuries
02/22/19 G Jahshire Hardnett Hand is questionable Saturday vs Gonzaga
Key Gonzaga Bulldogs Injuries
02/10/19 F Killian Tillie Foot is out indefinitely
TJ Haws averages 17.8 points per contest in 33.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 5.1 assists per game and 3.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 87%. Yoeli Childs comes into this game averaging 21.3 points per contest while playing 33.7 minutes per night. He grabs 9.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 61% while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Brandon Clarke averages 16.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.5 minutes per game. He also hauls in 8.3 rebounds per game and dishes 1.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 69% and his free throw percentage is 67%. Rui Hachimura scores 20.4 points per contest while playing 30.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.5 rebounds per contest and has 1.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cougars allow 75.2 points per contest which is 266th in the country. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 175th and 291st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.1 rebounds a game which ranks 247th, and they allow 13.5 assists per game which puts them in 213th place in D-1. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 151st in Division 1. BYU averages 79.8 points per contest, which is 38th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 4.6 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 45th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 241st in the nation. They average 35.1 boards per contest and 15.5 assists per game, which ranks them 200th and 45th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 326th with 11.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs give up 65.1 points per game, which ranks them 37th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 8th and 14th in those defensive statistics. They rank 14th with 10.2 dimes allowed per game and 81st with 32.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Bulldogs are 198th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per contest. Gonzaga is 1st in the country with 90.3 points per contest this season. They are 1st in D-1 in shooting at 53%, while their average scoring margin is 25.1. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 66th in the country. They are 25th in the nation in rebounding with 39.5 boards per contest and 5th in assists per game with 18.6. The Bulldogs are 336th in turnovers per contest with 10.5.
The Cougars are 53rd in the nation in offensive rating with 110.2. In terms of pace they are 89th in the country with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 79th. As a team they are 59th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 229th in Division 1. BYU is 334th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions.
Gonzaga is 346th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions. The Bulldogs are 1st in the country in offensive rating with 125.3. In terms of pace they are 65th in Division 1 with 72.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 60% is 1st. As a team they are 1st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 63% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 242nd in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take BYU +20.5 and over 160.5 total points
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