Gonzaga Bulldogs take on Dons in NCAA basketball test

Gonzaga Bulldogs San Francisco Dons
19-3 February 01, 2014, 10:00 | War Memorial Gymnasium 14-8



The Gonzaga Bulldogs will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Dons in San Francisco at War Memorial Gymnasium on Saturday in college basketball action.

The Dons bring a 14-8 record (9-9 ATS) to this tilt against the 19-3 Bulldogs, who are 10-10 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed San Francisco go 10-8 so far and the Bulldogs go 9-11.

View Gonzaga Bulldogs vs San Francisco Dons Odds and Stats.

The Bulldogs were listed as -7.5-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Dons rated this week at No. 215 and the Bulldogs sitting at No. 19.

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Gonzaga was a 54-52 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Santa Clara. They failed to cover the 11-point spread as favorites. Gary Bell, Jr. scored 15 points leading the Bulldogs to a 54-52 victory over Santa Clara at Leavey Center on Wednesday.

San Francisco won its last outing, an 84-71 result against Portland on January 29. They covered in that game as a 5-point favorite. The Dons got 21 points from Cole Dickerson as San Francisco ran past Portland 84-71 on Wednesday at War Memorial Gymnasium.

How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features San Francisco's No. 39-ranked scoring average of 77.73 PPG, against a Bulldogs defense rated No. 55 and allowing 65.91 PPG. The Dons FG% has averaged 48.61% to date this season, less than the Bulldogs shooters have managed so far (50.85% per game).

A few Bulldogs at Dons trends to consider:
Gonzaga is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
Gonzaga is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Gonzaga's last 5 games
Gonzaga is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games on the road
San Francisco is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 6 games
San Francisco is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
San Francisco is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home


Next up:
Gonzaga home to Portland, Wednesday, February 5th
San Francisco at San Diego, Thursday, February 6th
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