Gonzaga vs BYU Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/22/2020
Game: Gonzaga Bulldogs vs BYU Cougars
Date: Saturday, February 22, 2020
Location: Marriott Center in Provo, UT
TV: ESPN, ESPN2
Odds/Point Spread: BYU +4.5
The Gonzaga Bulldogs head to Marriott Center to take on the BYU Cougars on Saturday, February 22, 2020. The opening line for this game has Gonzaga as 4.5 point favorites.
Gonzaga heads into this matchup with a mark of 27-1. They currently have a point differential of 21.1 as they are averaging 87.9 points per contest while giving up 66.8 per game. BYU has an overall mark of 22-7. They are averaging 80.2 points per contest and giving up 68.8, which is a point differential of 11.4.
Valuable Gonzaga Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 15-12-1 against the spread this season
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 22-6-0 against the over/under this year
Important BYU Cougars Betting Trends
The BYU Cougars are 17-11-0 against the spread this season
The BYU Cougars are 15-13-0 against the over/under this year
Key Gonzaga Bulldogs Injuries
01/16/20 F Anton Watson Shoulder is out for season
01/05/20 G Brock Ravet Left Team is out for season
Key BYU Cougars Injuries
11/05/19 G Jesse Wade Knee is out indefinitely
02/20/20 F Dalton Nixon Ankle is questionable
Corey Kispert averages 14.0 points per contest in 32.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.3 assists per game and 3.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% for the season while his free throw percentage is 82%. Filip Petrusev comes into this game averaging 17.6 points per contest while playing 25.9 minutes per night. He grabs 8.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is 65%.
Jake Toolson averages 15.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes 4.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 82%. TJ Haws scores 14.0 points per contest while playing 32.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.5 rebounds per contest and has 5.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs allow 66.8 points per contest which is 104th in the country. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 106th and 93rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.6 rebounds a game which ranks 35th, and they allow 11.3 assists per game which puts them in 74th place in D-1. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 230th in Division 1. Gonzaga averages 87.9 points per contest, which is 1st in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 21.1 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a unit, which has them ranked 2nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 6th in the nation. They average 40.4 boards per contest and 17.1 assists per game, which ranks them 13th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 319th with 11.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cougars give up 68.8 points per game, which ranks them 161st in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 249th and 103rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 103rd with 11.7 dimes allowed per game and 100th with 33.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Cougars are 143rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.0 per contest. BYU is 13th in the country with 80.2 points per contest this season. They are 3rd in D-1 in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 11.4. They shoot 42% from beyond the arc, which is good for 1st in the country. They are 294th in the nation in rebounding with 33.0 boards per contest and 5th in assists per game with 17.4. The Cougars are 332nd in turnovers per contest with 11.0.
The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 119.7, which is ranked 1st. They are 39th in college basketball in pace with 73.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 58% is 3rd. As a unit they are 3rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 291st in D-1. Gonzaga is 343rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions.
BYU is 323rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions. The Cougars have an offensive rating of 113.3, which is ranked 5th. They are 146th in D-1 in pace with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 59% is 2nd. As a unit they are 2nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 70th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Gonzaga -4.5 and over 162.5 total points
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