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BYU Cougars Favored by -2 Point Spread Against the Gonzaga Bulldogs on Saturday

The college basketball betting odds menu features a clash between BYU and Gonzaga on Saturday, with the host Cougars trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread line.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as Bovada had set the BYU Cougars as -2-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. The betting line may have moved, check for updates at shops such as MyBookie.

Gonzaga Bulldogs vs BYU Cougars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The BYU Cougars currently sport a 22-8 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 14-11-3 ATS. The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 22-7 and 11-16-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the BYU Cougars produce a 16-12 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Gonzaga Bulldogs have gone 13-15 against the totals betting line.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 8 (BYU) and the No. 5 (Gonzaga) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features BYU's No. 6-ranked scoring average of 84.47 PPG, against a Gonzaga Bulldogs defense rated No. 31 and allowing 65.24 PPG. The BYU Cougars FG% has averaged 46.84% to date this season, less than the Gonzaga Bulldogs shooters have managed so far (48.23% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The battle between the Bulldogs and Toreros didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as San Diego was handed a 82-60 defeat on Thursday at Jenny Craig Pavilion.

The Cougars got 21 points from Chase Fischer as BYU ran past Portland 99-81 on Thursday at Marriott Center.

Betting Trends
  • Gonzaga is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
  • Gonzaga is 6-12-1 ATS in its last 19 games on the road
  • Gonzaga is 19-3 SU in its last 22 games on the road
  • Gonzaga is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing BYU
  • BYU is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • BYU is 15-1 SU in its last 16 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of BYU's last 6 games at home
  • BYU is 3-7-1 ATS in its last 11 games when playing Gonzaga