Gonzaga Bulldogs visit San Diego Toreros in college basketball clash
Gonzaga Bulldogs vs San Diego Toreros Odds
The San Diego Toreros will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Gonzaga Bulldogs at Jenny Craig Pavilion on Saturday in NCAA hoops play.
San Diego battles the Bulldogs, currently sitting with a 20-2 mark (11-8-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 3-8 for the Toreros and 8-10 for the Bulldogs.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Toreros as 13-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 20-rated Gonzaga taking on the No. 199-rated Toreros in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 85-68 win for the Bulldogs on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Bulldogs is ranked No. 102 in NCAA hoops at 36.8 per game. Contrast that with San Diego’s No. 292 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, San Diego is the No. 195-ranked team in the country at 6 per game, while Gonzaga rates No. 147 at 6.4 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Gonzaga owns the country's No. 30-rated mark, allowing 61.3 points per game on the highway. San Diego, on the other hand, rates No. 209 in scoring at home.
Gonzaga was an 88-43 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Loyola Marymount. They covered the 15.5-point spread as favorites. Gonzaga cruised to victory on Thursday, running Loyola Marymount out of the gym and running up an 88-43 score at Gersten Pavilion.
San Diego was a 64-50 loser in their most recent outing at home against Santa Clara. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as underdogs. Ken Rancifer scored 14 points in a futile effort to lead the Toreros to a win (they lost 64-50 to Santa Clara at Jenny Craig Pavilion on Saturday).
Gonzaga Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing Pepperdine are 7-3
After playing Loyola Marymount are 8-2
After a win are 9-1
San Diego Toreros Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Loyola Marymount are 3-7
After playing Santa Clara are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
Gonzaga home to Pepperdine, Thursday, February 7
San Diego at Loyola Marymount, Monday, February 4