Gonzaga vs. BYU - 3/7/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
BYU Cougars (23-9) at Gonzaga Bulldogs (24-7)
College Basketball: Monday, March 7, 2016 at 11:30 pm (Orleans Arena)
The Line: Gonzaga Bulldogs -3 -- Over/Under: 151.5 See the Latest Odds
The Gonzaga Bulldogs and the BYU Cougars face off on Monday in West Coast Conference college basketball tournament action.
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 24-7 this season and they advanced to this game with a 25-point win over Portland. Gonzaga is averaging 79 points per game and they are shooting 48.2 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 65.9 points and their opponents are shooting 39.7 percent. Kyle Wiltjer leads the Bulldogs averaging 20.5 points and 6.5 rebounds per game. Domantas Sabonis is averaging 17.5 points and 11.6 rebounds, Eric McClellan is averaging 10.1 points, and Josh Perkins is averaging 9.9 points. Gonzaga is 16-3 in WCC games and 4-1 in neutral site games.
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The BYU Cougars are 23-9 this season and they advanced to this game with a 12-point win over Santa Clara. BYU is averaging 83.1 points per game and they are shooting 45.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 72.2 points and their opponents are shooting 41.5 percent. Chase Fischer leads the Cougars averaging 18 points per game. Nick Emery is averaging 15.8 points, Kyle Collinsworth is averaging 15.1 points, 8.3 rebounds, and 7.4 assists, and Kyle Davis is averaging 12.2 points and 7.8 rebounds. BYU is 14-5 in WCC play and 3-1 in neutral site games.
Gonzaga is 5-1 against the spread against the WCC, 4-1 against the spread in their last five games, and 2-7 against the spread after scoring more than 90 points in their previous game. BYU us 16-35 against the spread in their last 51 neutral site games and 8-1-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread. The favorite is 10-3-1 against the point spread in the last 14 meetings of these two teams.
The previous two games these two played this season have been tight so getting three points with BYU I will take the points and my chances.