Bulldogs vs. Tigers Prediction

Gonzaga Bulldogs vs. Pacific Tigers 2/28/19, Prediction & Odds

The top-ranked Gonzaga Bulldogs are huge favorites on the road tonight at the Pacific Tigers. Can Pacific stay within the number against the West Coast Conference juggernaut?

 

Game Snapshot

655 Gonzaga Bulldogs at 656 Pacific Tigers

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Alex G. Spanos Center at 11PM ET

TV: ESPN2

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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Bulldogs are a 22-point favorite on the spread line. The total is set at 142 points. As of Thursday afternoon, 78 percent of public bets are pouring in on visiting Gonzaga. Check out our College Basketball Public Betting Page for the latest updates.

Bulldogs dominate Cougars

Gonzaga earned a 102-68 home victory Saturday night over BYU to improve to 27-2 overall and 14-0 in the WCC. The Bulldogs led 51-38 at halftime and poured it on after the break. Gonzaga shot 36-of-66 from the floor, 9-of-20 from 3-point range and 21-of-27 at the free throw line. Rui Hachimura paced the Bulldogs with 23 points on 8-of-13 shooting plus 7-of-11 at the free throw line. He also pulled down 10 rebounds. Josh Perkins added 21 points and seven assists. Zach Norvell Jr. scored a team-best 25 points to go with two rebounds and two steals off the bench. Brandon Clarke added 11 points, 10 boards and three blocked shots.

Tigers drop fifth straight

Pacific lost by a count of 63-56 at home Saturday against Loyola Marymount to fall to 13-16 overall and 3-11 in conference play. The Tigers were outscored 37-33 in the second half of the defeat. Pacific shot 19-of-52 from the floor, 4-of-18 from 3-point range and 14-of-18 at the free throw line. Roberto Gallinat was the lone Pacific player in double figures for scoring as he poured in a game-best 31 points on 10-of-18 shooting including 3-of-8 from 3-point range plus 8-of-9 at the free throw line. He also contributed four rebounds, two assists and two blocked shots.

College Basketball Betting Trends

Gonzaga

The Bulldogs are 11-4 ATS in their last 15 games following an ATS win. The favorite is 5-2 ATS in the last seven meetings.

Pacific

The Tigers are 1-4 ATS in their last five home games. Pacific is 11-4-1 ATS in its last 16 Thursday games.

Prediction:

Gonzaga has been a tough team to peg this season as its spread are so big almost every game that the instinct is to fade, but then more often than not the Bulldogs cover the number. Twenty-two points giving up on the road is another huge number for the Bulldogs to cover, but one thing is clear right now in the West Coast Conference - Gonzaga is way better than everyone else. Go with the No. 1 team in the country to win another contest in blowout fashion.

 

 

NCAA DAILY PREDICTION: GONZAGA BULLDOGS -22

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