Gonzaga vs. Santa Clara Prediction
Will the over cash when the Gonzaga Bulldogs take on the Santa Clara Broncos tonight at 8:00 p.m. ET?
Who Oddsmakers Like: Gonzaga. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Bulldogs are 20-point road favorites to beat the Broncos, who opened as 20.5-point home underdogs. The total, meanwhile, sits at 143 points after hitting the board at that same number.
Who Public Bettors Like: Gonzaga. As of Saturday morning, 63% of the betting tickets wagered online for this game are on the Bulldogs to cover the spread.
Who We Like: The over. In the last five meetings between these two teams when Santa Clara is the host, the over is 4-1. The over has also hit in 25 of the last 32 meetings between these two teams overall. In the Bulldogs' last six games versus a team with a losing record, the over is also 6-0.
On the other side, the over is 7-3-1 in the Broncos' last 11 conference games, is 9-3-2 in their last 14 games overall, and is 12-3-1 in their last 16 home games. Finally, the over is 10-1 in Santa Clara's last 11 games coming off a win and 9-1-1 in its last 11 home games versus a team with a road winning percentage of greater than .600.
SATURDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: GONZAGA/SANTA CLARA OVER 143