Pacific at Gonzaga College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/10/2019
Thursday, January 10, 2019
McCarthey Athletic Center
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The Pacific Tigers head to McCarthey Athletic Center to take on the Gonzaga Bulldogs on Thursday, January 10, 2019. The opening line for this game has Gonzaga as 24 point favorites.
Pacific comes into this game with an overall record of 10-7. They currently have a point differential of 1.6 as they are averaging 75.4 points per game while giving up 73.8 per contest. Gonzaga has an overall mark of 14-2. They are averaging 93.6 points per contest and giving up 69.6, which is a point differential of 23.9.
Valuable Pacific Tigers Betting Trends
The Pacific Tigers are 8-7-0 against the spread this season
The Pacific Tigers are 8-6-1 against the over/under this year
Important Gonzaga Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 12-4-0 against the spread this season
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 8-8-0 against the over/under this year
Key Pacific Tigers Injuries
11/09/18 C Amari McCray ACL is out for season
Key Gonzaga Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Roberto Gallinat comes into this game averaging 15.3 points per contest while playing 24.4 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 60% while his free throw percentage is 87%. Lafayette Dorsey averages 12.4 points per contest in 21.3 minutes per game. He averages 1.2 assists per game and 2.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 92%.
Rui Hachimura scores 21.4 points per contest while playing 29.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.4 rebounds per contest and has 1.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage is at 75%. Brandon Clarke averages 17.0 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 27.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 8.1 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 69% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Useful Team Statistics
Pacific averages 75.4 points per contest, which is 150th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 1.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 172nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 142nd in the nation. They average 34.5 boards per contest and 10.9 assists per game, which ranks them 266th and 324th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 165th with 13.6 per game. The Tigers allow 73.8 points per contest, which is 237th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 313th and 272nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.3 rebounds a game which ranks 36th, and they allow 12.3 assists per game which puts them in 121st place in the country. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 191st in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Gonzaga is 2nd in the nation with 93.6 points per contest this season. They are 1st in the country in shooting at 53%, while their average scoring margin is 23.9. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 55th in the NCAA. They are 32nd in D-1 in rebounding with 40.3 boards per contest and 7th in assists per game with 19.1. The Bulldogs are 310th in turnovers per contest with 11.4. The Bulldogs give up 69.6 points per game, which ranks them 136th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 30th and 42nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 28th with 10.4 dimes allowed per game and 156th with 34.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Bulldogs are 218th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.4 per contest this year.
The Tigers are 124th in the nation in offensive rating with 106.9. In terms of pace they are 233rd in the country with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 195th. As a team they are 98th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 288th in Division 1. Pacific is 136th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions.
Gonzaga is 338th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions. The Bulldogs are 1st in the country in offensive rating with 124.5. In terms of pace they are 34th in Division 1 with 75.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 60% is 3rd. As a team they are 1st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 63% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 204th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Pacific/Gonzaga college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Pacific +24
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