Gonzaga vs. Montana - 12/8/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Montana Grizzlies (3-3) at Gonzaga Bulldogs (5-1)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 9:00 pm (McCarthey Athletic Center)
The Line: Gonzaga Bulldogs -18 -- Over/Under: 134.5 See the Latest Odds
The Gonzaga Bulldogs and the Montana Grizzlies face off on Tuesday in college basketball action.
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 5-2 this season and they are coming off of a comeback loss to Arizona. Gonzaga is averaging 76.9 points and they are shooting 48.8 percent while defensively they are allowing 61.7 points and their opponents are shooting 36.5 percent. Kyle Wiltjer leads the Zags averaging 21.3 points and 7.1 rebounds per game. Domantas Sabonis is averaging 14.1 points and 10.4 rebounds, Josh Perkins is averaging 9.3 points, and Przemek Karnowski is averaging 8.8 points and 5.4 rebounds. Gonzaga is one of the top teams in the nation but they still have plenty to prove.
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The Montana Grizzlies are 3-3 this season and they are coming off of a 32-point win over San Francisco. Montana is averaging 67.2 points and they are shooting 45.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 64.8 points and their opponents are shooting 42.9 percent. Marti Breunig leads the Grizzlies averaging 20.7 points and 9.8 rebounds per game. Walter Wright is averaging 10.5 points, Michael Oguine is averaging 9.5 points, and Brandon Gfeller is averaging 8.2 points. Montana has played a reasonable schedule and they have wins over several quality opponents.
Gonzaga is 5-1 against the spread against the Big Sky, 0-3-1 against the spread in their last four non-conference games, and 26-11-3 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread. Montana is 5-13 against the spread against the WCC, 1-4 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 0-5 against the spread following a win.
Look for Gonzaga to take it up a notch here and win going away.