San Diego vs. Gonzaga - 2/25/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Gonzaga Bulldogs (21-7) at San Diego Toreros (8-19)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 10:00 pm (Jenny Craig Pavilion)
The Line: San Diego Toreros +12.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ROOT Sports Northwest
The Gonzaga Bulldogs and San Diego Toreros meet Thursday at the Jenny Craig Pavilion.
The Gonzaga Bulldogs look to stay hot after winning 10 of their last 14 games. The Gonzaga Bulldogs are averaging 78.7 points on 48.1 percent shooting and allowing 66 points on 40.3 percent shooting. Kyle Wiltjer is averaging 21 points and 1.5 assists while Domantas Sabonis is averaging 17.3 points and 11.6 rebounds. Josh Perkins is dishing 4.1 assists and Eric McClellan is grabbing 3.1 rebounds. The Gonzaga Bulldogs are shooting 37.6 percent from beyond the arc and 74.9 percent from the free throw line. The Bulldogs are allowing 28.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.4 rebounds per game. The Gonzaga Bulldogs have won 17 of their last 19 road games.
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The San Diego Toreros need a big win after losing 10 of their last 13 games. The San Diego Toreros are averaging 59.4 points on 39 percent shooting and allowing 69.1 points on 44.7 percent shooting. Duda Sanadze is averaging 11.7 points and 3.8 rebounds while Vasa Pusica is averaging 8.1 points and 2.4 assists. Jito Kok is grabbing 4.6 rebounds and Olin Carter III is dishing 1.6 assists. The San Diego Toreros are shooting 27.2 percent from beyond the arc and 64.4 percent from the free throw line. The Toreros are allowing 36.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.5 rebounds per game. The San Diego Toreros have lost five of their last seven home games.
The Bulldogs are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Thursday games and 5-12-1 ATS in their last 18 road games. The Toreros are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games following a ATS loss and 1-8 ATS in their last 9 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record. The home team is 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
Gonzaga isn't nearly as good as it's been in the past and isn't consistent enough offensively to blow teams out, especially on the road where it's covered just five of its last 18 games. I'll take the points and the home team.