NCAA hoops odds preview - San Francisco vs. Gonzaga
San Francisco Dons vs Gonzaga Bulldogs Odds
The Gonzaga Bulldogs hope to be lousy hosts on Saturday as the San Francisco Dons pay a visit to McCarthey Athletic Center on the college basketball betting menu.
The Dons will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 11-5 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Bulldogs are 10-7-1 ATS. San Francisco is 6-8-1 against the total, while Gonzaga is 8-8 versus the number.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Gonzaga Bulldogs as 18-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bulldogs sit at No. 25 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Dons sit at No. 195 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Bulldogs will win this game 87-70.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Gonzaga's No. 8 nationally ranked offense (79.6 points per game) against a Dons defense that sits as the No. 232 at 68.9 PPG. The Bulldogs have been averaging 51.4% from the field, more than the Dons have managed so far this season (45.1% on average).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, San Francisco owns the country's No. 69-rated mark, allowing 64.6 points per game on the highway. Gonzaga, on the other hand, rates No. 16 in scoring at home.
Last time out for San Francisco, they were a 75-72 winner as they battled Portland on the road. They covered in the match as a 1.5-point favorite. The Dons grabbed a 75-72 win over the Pilots on Thursday, behind a 16-point effort from De'End Parker at Chiles Center.
In their last action, Gonzaga was an 83-63 winner at home against BYU. They covered the 10-point spread as favorites. Gonzaga cruised to victory on Thursday, running BYU out of the gym and running up an 83-63 score at McCarthey Athletic Center.
San Francisco Dons Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing St. Mary's are 7-3
After playing Portland are 5-5
After a win are 7-3
Gonzaga Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Loyola Marymount are 8-2
After playing BYU are 2-1
After a win are 8-2
A few Dons at Bulldogs trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Francisco's last 8 games when playing on the road against Gonzaga
San Francisco is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
San Francisco is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Gonzaga
Gonzaga is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Gonzaga is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against San Francisco
Gonzaga is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
Gonzaga is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games when playing San Francisco
San Francisco home to St. Mary's, Wednesday, January 30
Gonzaga at Loyola Marymount, Thursday, January 31