Gonzaga vs. BYU - 3/10/15 WCC Championship Pick, Odds, and Prediction
BYU at Gonzaga Bulldogs
College Basketball: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Orleans Arena)
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The BYU Cougars and Gonzaga Bulldogs meet Tuesday night in the WCC Championship.
The BYU Cougars look to keep rolling after winning eight straight. On the season, BYU is averaging 83.8 points on 46.6 percent shooting and is allowing 72.1 points on 43.2 percent shooting. Tyler Haws is averaging 22.2 points and 2.2 assists while Kyle Collinsworth is averaging 13.6 points and 8.6 rebounds. Anson Winder is dishing 1.9 assists and Chase Fischer is shooting 41.9 percent from the field. The BYU Cougars have four double-digit scorers, and they’re shooting 76.8 percent from the line and 38.5 percent from deep. Defensively, BYU is allowing 32.4 percent shooting from deep and has given up 69 or more points in four straight games.
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The Gonzaga Bulldogs look to win yet another conference championship. On the season, Gonzaga is averaging 78.8 points on 52.4 percent shooting and is allowing 60.5 points on 38.4 percent shooting. Kyle Wiltjer is averaging 16.6 points and 5.8 rebounds while Kevin Pangos is averaging 11.6 points and five assists. Przemek Karnowski is grabbing 5.8 rebounds and Byron Wesley is dishing 2.3 assists. The Gonzaga Bulldogs have four double-digit scorers, and they’re shooting 69.9 percent from the line and 40.1 percent from deep. Defensively, Gonzaga is allowing 32.2 percent shooting from deep and has given up 61 or less points in five of its last eight games.
The Cougars are 17-35 ATS in their last 52 neutral site games and 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Bulldogs are 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 neutral site games and 6-0 ATS in their last 6 Tuesday games. The Cougars are 2-6-1 ATS in the last 9 meetings.
In a championship game between two teams that know each other very well, I have to take the points. Expect a tight and well played game throughout.