NCAA hoops odds preview - Davidson vs. Gonzaga
Davidson Wildcats vs Gonzaga Bulldogs Odds
College basketball wagering interest will be high on Sunday when the Wildcats of Davidson hit the hard court against the Bulldogs of Gonzaga.
The game is being played at Whitney Complex, which makes it technically a neutral site match.
The Bulldogs sit at 5-0 (4-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Wildcats are currently 3-2 (2-1-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Gonzaga is 0-3 OU, and Davidson is 1-2 OU.
Bettors looking to side with Gonzaga in this one found them as 7.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 16-rated Bulldogs and the No. 41-ranked Wildcats, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 99-77 result in favor of the Bulldogs.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Gonzaga's No. 22-ranked offense, averaging 82.4 PPG, against a Wildcats defense that ranks No. 239 at 69.6 PPG. The Bulldogs field goal percentage has averaged 51.8% so far, more than the Wildcats marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.8% per game.
Defensively, Davidson features the nation's No. 291-rated defense on the road, allowing 79.5 points per game. Gonzaga, meanwhile, comes in at No. 61 nationally in scoring at home.
Davidson was a 63-60 winner in its last match at home against West Virginia. They earned a push of the 3-point spread as favorites. Davidson earned a 63-60 victory over West Virginia on Friday, getting 15 points from Chris Czerapowicz at Wide World of Sports Complex.
Gonzaga was a 72-47 winner in their most recent outing at home against Oklahoma. They covered the 9-point spread as favorites. The battle between the Bulldogs and Sooners didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Oklahoma was handed a 72-47 defeat on Friday at Wide World of Sports Complex.
Davidson Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Chattanooga are 10-0
After playing West Virginia are 2-0
After a win are 6-4
Gonzaga Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 9-1
Before playing Lewis-Clark St. are 0-1
After playing Oklahoma are 1-1
After a win are 7-3
A few Wildcats at Bulldogs trends to consider:
Gonzaga is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Davidson at Chattanooga, Saturday, December 1
Gonzaga home to Lewis-Clark St., Thursday, November 29