Gonzaga vs Washington College Basketball Picks and Tips 12/8/2019
Game: Gonzaga Bulldogs vs Washington Huskies
Date: Sunday, December 8, 2019
Location: Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion in Seattle, WA
Odds/Point Spread: Washington +4
The Gonzaga Bulldogs travel to Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion to play the Washington Huskies on Sunday, December 8, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Gonzaga as 4 point favorites.
Gonzaga heads into this matchup with a mark of 9-1. They currently have a point differential of 22.3 as they are averaging 86.2 points per contest while giving up 63.9 per game. Washington has an overall record of 7-1. They are averaging 72.9 points per game and surrendering 62.3, good for a point differential of 10.6.
Valuable Gonzaga Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 5-4-1 against the spread
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 7-3-0 against the over/under
Important Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 4-4-0 against the spread
The Washington Huskies are 3-4-1 against the over/under
Key Gonzaga Bulldogs Injuries
12/07/19 F Anton Watson Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Washington U
11/18/19 G Brock Ravet Personal is out indefinitely
Key Washington Huskies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Corey Kispert averages 13.6 points per game in 32.1 minutes per contest. He averages 2.0 assists per contest and 4.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%. Filip Petrusev comes into this contest averaging 15.7 points per game while playing 25.9 minutes per night. He pulls down 8.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is at 70%.
Jaden McDaniels averages 15.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.9 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 77%. Isaiah Stewart averages 16.5 points per game while playing 28.4 minutes per contest. He grabs 7.6 rebounds per game and has 0.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs allow 63.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 89th in Division 1. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 110th and 247th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.5 rebounds a game which ranks 53rd, and they give up 10.9 assists per contest which puts them in 80th place in the NCAA. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 202nd in the nation. Gonzaga averages 86.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 5th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 22.3 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team, which has them ranked 16th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 30th in D-1. They average 42.4 rebounds per game and 17.3 assists per contest, which ranks them 16th and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 317th with 11.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Huskies surrender 62.3 points per contest, which ranks them 58th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 38% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 48th and 242nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 289th with 14.5 assists allowed per contest, and 88th with 32.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Huskies are 254th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.6 per game. Washington is 161st in the country with 72.9 points per game this year. They are 104th in the D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 10.6. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 267th in the nation. They are 179th in the country in rebounding with 36.6 boards per game and 152nd in assists per contest with 13.9. The Huskies are 106th in turnovers per game with 14.5.
The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 118.7, which is ranked 3rd. They are 133rd in college basketball in pace with 71.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 21st. As a unit they are 31st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 259th in D-1. Gonzaga is 336th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions.
Washington is 105th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.9 times per 100 possessions. The Huskies have an offensive rating of 101.6, which is ranked 176th. They are 130th in D-1 in pace with 71.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 165th. As a unit they are 127th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 298th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Gonzaga/Washington college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Washington +4
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