Bulldogs vs. Aggies Prediction
The eighth-ranked Gonzaga Bulldogs will look to move to 4-0 tonight with a road game at the also undefeated Texas A&M Aggies. Is Gonzaga going to cover the spread as the road favorite?
719 Gonzaga Bulldogs at 720 Texas A&M Aggies
Friday, November 15, 2019
Reed Arena at 9PM ET
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According to oddsmakers, the Bulldogs are a 7-point favorite on the spread line. The total sits at 143.5 points. As of Friday morning, 77 percent of public bets are pouring in on visiting Gonzaga. Check out our NCAA Basketball Public Betting Page for the latest updates.
Bulldogs cruise past Fighting Hawks
Gonzaga rolled to a 97-66 home win Tuesday night over North Dakota to improve to 3-0 on the season. The Bulldogs led 55-36 at halftime on their way to the victory. Corey Kispert led Gonzaga with 20 points on 8-of-13 shooting including 3-of-6 from 3-point range plus 1-of-2 at the free throw line. He also accounted for five rebounds and five assists. Filip Petrusev tallied 19 points, 15 boards, four blocked shots and two assists. Drew Timme recorded 16 points and four caroms off the bench. Anton Watson contributed 15 points plus eight rebounds, two assists and two blocks. Admon Gilder had 10 points, four boards and three dimes. Joel Ayayi added 10 points and four boards as a reserve.
Aggies rally past Warhawks
Texas A&M secured a 63-57 victory over UL-Monroe Monday night at home to move to 2-0 on the season. The Aggies outscored the Warhawks 41-27 in the second half after trailing by eight at the break. Jay Jay Chandler led Texas A&M with 17 points on 5-of-8 shooting including 2-of-3 from 3-point distance plus 5-of-7 at the free throw line. He also registered three rebounds, three assists and two steals. Andre Gordon accounted for 14 points, three steals and two boards. Quenton Jackson added 12 points, six caroms and three dimes off the bench.
NCAA Basketball Betting Trends
The Bulldogs are 4-1 ATS in their last five Friday games. Gonzaga is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 non-conference games.
The Aggies are 1-5 ATS in their last six games overall. Texas A&M is 1-4 in its last five games versus the West Coast Conference.
Neither squad has played a tough opponent thus far, but the Bulldogs in particular benefited from home-court advantage. Last season, the Zags were not quite as dominant on the road and this is a pretty lengthy road trip against a decent opponent. Reed Arena is going to be rocking tonight and I am taking the points with Texas A&M here as it looks to avenge a loss at Gonzaga last season.
NCAA DAILY PREDICTION: TEXAS A&M +7