Gonzaga plays host to San Francisco
The Gonzaga Bulldogs will be in action at the McCarthey Athletic Center on Monday night as they take on the San Francisco Dons in college basketball betting action.
The Bulldogs are 4-1 SU but 0-5 ATS in their last five games against the Dons dating back to 2011, with the UNDER paying off for totals bettors in each of their last four matchups.
The Bulldogs bring a 11-2 record (4-7 ATS) to this tilt against the 8-5 Dons, who are 4-5 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Gonzaga go 6-5 so far and the Dons go 6-3.
The Dons were listed as 17.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 34-ranked Bulldogs and the No. 177-rated Dons in this matchup.
In their last action, San Francisco was an 87-81 winner on the road against Portland. They covered the 7.5-point spread as underdogs. San Francisco got 22 points from Mark Tollefsen en route to an 87-81 victory over Portland on Saturday at Earle A. Chiles Center.
Last time out for Gonzaga, they were a 74-60 winner as they battled Santa Clara at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 15.5-point favorite. Gonzaga got 21 points from David Stockton en route to a 74-60 victory over Santa Clara on Saturday at McCarthey Athletic Center.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Gonzaga has the nation's No. 15-rated offensive output, at 84.46 PPG. The visiting Dons defense ranks No. 228 allowing on average 77 PPG. The Bulldogs FG% has averaged 51.96% so far, more than the Dons marksmen have achieved on the year, 51.09% per game.
A few Dons at Bulldogs trends to consider:
San Francisco is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
San Francisco is 11-2 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
San Francisco is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
San Francisco is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Gonzaga
Gonzaga is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Gonzaga is 22-3 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Gonzaga's last 5 games
Gonzaga is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
San Francisco home to Loyola Marymount, Thursday, January 2nd
Gonzaga at Saint Mary's , Thursday, January 2nd