Gonzaga Bulldogs vs. Pepperdine Waves - 12/21/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Pepperdine Waves (7-4) at Gonzaga Bulldogs (8-3)
College Basketball: Monday, December 21, 2015 at 9:00 pm (McCarthey Athletic Center)
The Line: Gonzaga Bulldogs -12.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Gonzaga Bulldogs will host the Pepperdine Waves this Monday.
The Gonzaga Bulldogs come into this game with a 8-3 record and are currently 2md in the WCC. The Bulldogs come into this game on a two game winning streak with their most recent win being a 86-79 win over the Tennessee Volunteers. Through 11 games this season the leading scorer for the Bulldogs has been Kyle Wiltjer who is scoring 20.6 points per game and 7.6 rebounds. Domantas Sabonis is second on the team and is scoring 17.3 points per game and 10.8 rebounds. Gonzaga will try to keep winning without their big man Przemek Karnowski.
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The Pepperdine Waves come into this game with a 7-4 record and are currently 4th in the WCC. The Waves enter this game on a 5 game winning streak with their most recent game being a 79-59 win over the University of Louisiana Lafayette. Through 11 games this season the leading scorer for Pepperdine has been Stacy Davis who is averaging 14.5 points per game and 8.5 rebounds. Lamond Murray Jr. is second on the team scoring 14.4 points per game and 4.5 rebounds. Pepperdine will try to pull off the upset against Gonzaga.
Pepperdine is 4-1-1 against the spread in their last 6 Monday games. The Waves are 2-5 against the spread in their last 7 road games. Gonzaga is 5-0 against the spread in their last 5 Monday games. The Bulldogs are 0-6-1 against the spread in their last 7 games overall.
The Gonzaga Bulldogs even without their big man Karnowski find ways to win and have won 2 in a row coming into this game. Pepperdine is on a 5 game win streak but will have a tough time taking down Gonzaga here. I think Gonzaga will win this game and cover the spread.