Pacific vs. Gonzaga Pick
Will No. 20 Gonzaga have any struggles at home when the Bulldogs host Pacific tonight at 9PM ET?
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Gonzaga is the clear favorite in this game, as the Bulldogs are getting odds of -22.5 points against Pacific. The over/under total for the game is listed at 153 points. Tonight’s game takes place from McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane, Washington and will air live on ESPN2.
Gonzaga is coming off a 72-70 loss at San Diego State lasts week to end a three-game winning streak. Zaga is now 10-3 overall and 5-5 against the spread. The Bulldogs are just 2-3 ATS in their last five games. Gonzaga is scoring 90.2 points per game on offense while allowing 74.7 per game on defense. Johnathan Williams is averaging 15.2 points and 7.8 rebounds per game to lead Gonzaga while Josh Perkins is adding 14 points and 5.2 assists per contest.
Pacific is coming off a 104-65 loss at Arizona State for its fourth straight defeat. The Tigers are now 5-8 on the season and 4-7-1 against the spread. Pacific is just 1-3-1 against the spread in its last five games. Pacific is averaging 72.3 points per game on offense while giving up 76.7 per game. Roberto Gallinat is leading Pacific with 13.7 points per game while Miles Reynolds is adding 11.8 points per contest.
Gonzaga has dominated this series, winning 10 straight meetings while covering in three of the last four encounters. Gonzaga has an offense that Pacific will not be able to compete with tonight. The Tigers are averaging just 70 points per game on the road while Gonzaga is scoring 95 per game at home. The public betting is overwhelmingly with Gonzaga tonight and I agree.
CBB DAILY PREDICTION: GONZAGA -22.5