Gonzaga vs. BYU in WCC title game
After cruising to a victory in the semifinals of the WCC Tournament on Monday night the Gonzaga Bulldogs will be gunning for that title when they hit the floor on Tuesday.
And Gonzaga will be taking on BYU on Tuesday, with the Cougars having knocked off the Bulldogs 73-65 as a 3-point home favorite in their last meeting on February 20.
Gonzaga topped BYU 84-69 as an 8.5-point home favorite on January 25.
The Bulldogs currently sport a 27-6 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 16-15 ATS. The Cougars are 22-10 and 13-16 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Bulldogs produce a 13-18 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Cougars have gone 12-17 against the number.
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Bulldogs rated this week at No. 58 and the Cougars sitting at No. 30.
BYU was a 79-77 winner in their most recent outing at home against San Francisco. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as favorites. BYU got 24 points from Tyler Haws en route to a 79-77 victory over San Francisco on Monday at Orleans Arena.
Gonzaga won its last outing, a 70-54 result against St. Mary's on March 10. They covered in that game as a 7-point favorite. Gonzaga got 21 points from David Stockton en route to a 70-54 victory over St. Mary's on Monday at Orleans Arena.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Gonzaga's No. 97-rated squad against BYU's No. 5-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Gonzaga rates No. 68 in the country with 7.09 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 204 nationally with 5.12 per match.