Gonzaga Bulldogs (6-0) vs. Duke Blue Devils (6-0)
November 26, 2021 10:30 pm EDT
The Line: Duke Blue Devils +8 / Gonzaga Bulldogs -8; Over/Under: 147
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The Duke Blue Devils and the Gonzaga Bulldogs meet in college basketball action from the T-Mobile Arena on Friday night.
The Duke Blue Devils will look to build on their 107-81 win over the Citadel last time out. Paolo Banchero leads the Dukies in scoring and rebounding with 17.8 PPG and 8 RPG while Wendell Moore Jr. has 17.5 PPG and 6.3 RPG with a team-high 5.7 APG this season. Trevor Keels has 13.3 PPG to cap off the scoring in double figures for Duke in the win while Jeremy Roach has 9 PPG with 3.7 APG as well this season. As a team, Duke is averaging 85.8 PPG on 49.1% shooting from the field, 33.6% from three and 78.4% from the foul line while allowing 61.8 PPG on 39.3% shooting from the field and 32.1% from three this season.
The Gonzaga Bulldogs will look to add to their 83-63 dismantling of UCLA in their last game. Drew Timme leads the Bulldogs in scoring with 18.7 PPG along with 5 RPG while Julian Strawther has 14.3 PPG with 5.7 RPG and Chet Holmgren’s got 13.2 PPG and a team-high 6. RPG and 3 APG as well this season. As a team Gonzaga is averaging 91.5 PPG on 55.6% shooting from the field, 35.8% from three and 74.4% from the foul line while allowing 60.2 PPG on 37.4% shooting from the field and 29.1% from three this season.
Duke is 2-10-1 ATS in their last 13 Friday games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 neutral site games while the under is 4-0 in their last 4 Friday games. Gonzaga is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 Friday games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 neutral site games as an underdog while the under is 5-1 in their last 6 Friday games.
Get your popcorn in hand because this is going to be a heavyweight fight. Two loaded teams from top to bottom and that’s me stating the obvious. Gonzaga has not only Drew Timme, but has added Chet Holmgren to the mix and the guy can flat out ball. On the other side, I think Paolo Banchers gives the Zags all they can handle. Give me the over in this game as I see this one easily going over 160.