BYU vs. Gonzaga Prediction
No. 1 Gonzaga returns to action tonight when the Bulldogs host the BYU Cougars at 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN. Laying 17 points, will the Bulldogs cover as a massive favorite over the 9-2 Cougars or is there a better bet on the board?
767 BYU Cougars (+17) at 768 Gonzaga Bulldogs (-17); o/u 161.5
8:30 p.m. ET, Thursday, January 7, 2021
Venue: McCarthey Athletic Center, Spokane, WA
BYU vs. Gonzaga College Basketball Prediction
The over is 5-0 in the Cougars’ last five games overall, is 8-1 in their last nine road games when facing a team with a home winning percentage of greater than .600 and has cashed in seven of their last eight games as a road underdog. The over has also cashed in five of BYU’s last six games as an underdog and is 8-2 in the Cougars’ last 10 road games versus a team with a winning home record.
On the other side, the over is 22-5 in the Bulldogs’ last 27 games when facing a team with a winning percentage above .600 and is 22-7 in their last 29 home games. The over is also 22-7 in Gonzaga’s last 29 home games, is 39-14 in its last 53 games overall and has cashed in 38 of the Bulldogs’ last 52 games as a favorite either home or away.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: BYU/GONZAGA OVER 161.5