Gonzaga Bulldogs vs. Northern Arizona Lumberjacks - 11/18/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (0-2) at Gonzaga Bulldogs (0-0)
College Basketball: Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 9:00 pm (McCarthey Athletic Center)
The Line: Gonzaga Bulldogs -23.5 -- Over/Under: 154.5 See the Latest Odds
The Gonzaga Bulldogs will host the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks this Wednesday.
The Gonzaga Bulldogs previous game against Pittsburgh was cancelled due to floor conditions. Players were slipping everywhere and injuries were bound to happen. Gonzaga was trailing at half 37-35. Kyle Wiltjer was their leading scorer with 15 points. Gonzaga will be playing their first Wednesday against North Arizona, which should be an easy win for the Bulldogs. Look for Gonzaga to control this game from start to finish and win by double digits.
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The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks are coming off their second loss in a 101-81 defeat to Boise State. Now the Lumberjacks will prepare for one of their hardest games of the year against Gonzaga. Guard Jaleni Neely who scored 20 points against Boise led Northern Arizona. Guard Kris Yanku also added 10 points and 8 assists. The Lumberjacks shot 42.4% from the field and 45.8% from the 3-point line. Northern Arizona should enjoy their points because scoring 80 against Gonzaga will be nearly impossible.
Northern Arizona is 1-9 against the spread in their last 10 games vs. West Coast teams. The Lumberjacks are 1-6 against the spread in their last 7 Wednesday games. Gonzaga is 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 home games. The Bulldogs are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games vs. Big Sky opponents.
The Lumberjacks have played two quality teams and have not come close to winning. Now playing a top ten team should be a rough one for them. Gonzaga should win their first game at home easily here. Take Gonzaga to cover this spread fairly easily.