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Gonzaga Bulldogs vs Baylor Bears 12/5/2020 NCAAB Previews, Odds & Spread

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Gonzaga Bulldogs vs Baylor Bears 12-5-2020 NCAAB Previews Odds & Spread

Gonzaga Bulldogs vs Baylor Bears 12/5/2020 – Two of the best teams in the Top 25 are set to clash in this matchup as the Gonzaga Bulldogs are to battle the Baylor Bears this Saturday, December 5. This game is set to happen at the Bankers Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana with the tip-off happening by 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. CBS is the official broadcast partner and they will be putting the same feed through SofaScore for the online live stream. This should be close and according to College Basketball Odds is that the number one ranked team Gonzaga Bulldogs carry the edge over the Baylor Bears.

Gonzaga Bulldogs vs Baylor Bears 12/5/2020

When: Saturday, December 5, 1:00 PM ET
Where: Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana
TV: CBS
Stream: Sofascore

Gonzaga Bulldogs vs Baylor Bears 12/5/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Gonzaga Bulldogs -3.5 (-110) 163.5 o (-107) -167
Baylor Bears +3.5 (-110) 163.5 u (-107) +153
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Gonzaga Bulldogs

The Gonzaga Bulldogs are undefeated to start the season as they carry a 3-0 record heading to this matchup with Baylor Bears. Their first two games were blowouts. Against the Kansas Jayhawks, they won by 22 points and it was 23 points over the Auburn Tigers. Their most recent match was with the Western Virginia Mountaineers and it was close winning by only five points, 83-82. Joel Ayayi was the top scorer against the Mountaineers doing 21 points along with seven rebounds, four assists, and four steals. Corey Kispert did 19 points, five rebounds, two assists, and two triples while Drew Trimme chipped in with 17 points.

Players to Watch: D. Timme F (GP 3 MIN 32 PTS 23.3 REB 6.3 AST 0.7 STL 1 BLK 0.7 TO 3 FG% 60.4 FT% 73.3 3PT% 25), C. Kispert F (GP 3 MIN 33 PTS 22.3 REB 5 AST 1.3 STL 0.7 BLK 0.3 TO 1 FG% 60.5 FT% 85.7 3PT% 45), J. Ayayi G (GP 3 MIN 32.7 PTS 13.7 REB 7.7 AST 2.7 STL 2.3 BLK 0 TO 1.3 FG% 57.6 FT% 50 3PT% 22.2).

Baylor Bears

The Baylor Bears are on a roll winning three straight games and they are proving their worth as the second-best team in the Top 25. Their first game was a 30-point blowout against UL Lafayette Ragin Cajuns while they made it bigger with a 34-point victory against the Washington Huskies. Their recent game was with the Illinois Fighting Illini and they won that game as well, 82-69. It was Adam Flagler providing the team with 18 points, three rebounds, and three assists while Davion Mitchell added 15 points, seven assists and four boards. Jared Butler and Macio Teague round up the double-digit scores doing 12 and 11 respectively. 

Players to Watch: J. Butler G (GP 3 MIN 28 PTS 16.3 REB 3.7 AST 4 STL 2.7 BLK 1 TO 2.7 FG% 48.8 FT% 0 3PT% 43.8), M. Teague G (GP 3 MIN 31 PTS 15.7 REB 5 AST 1.7 STL 0 BLK 0 TO 1.3 FG% 47.5 FT% 66.7 3PT% 33.3), A. Flagler G (GP 3 MIN 27 PTS 15.7 REB 3 AST 3.7 STL 0 BLK 0 TO 0.3 FG% 54.8 FT% 100 3PT% 45).

Gonzaga Bulldogs vs Baylor Bears Betting Predictions

Trends

Gonzaga Bulldogs

The total has gone OVER in 16 of Gonzaga’s last 18 games.
Gonzaga is 7-0 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Gonzaga’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Big 12 conference.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Gonzaga’s last 5 games played in December.
Gonzaga is 12-1 SU in their last 13 games played on a Saturday.

Baylor Bears

Baylor is 13-7 ATS in their last 20 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Baylor’s last 7 games.
Baylor is 17-3 SU in their last 20 games.
Baylor is 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the West Coast conference.
Bears are 8-0 SU in their last 8 games played in December.

Gonzaga Bulldogs vs Baylor Bears Betting Picks

This is going to be the best game to watch this day but the Gonzaga Bulldogs are put on top of the Baylor Bears for a reason. Sports Betting feels that the Bears will be the riskier bet as compared to the Bulldogs but they are worth giving trust since they have home-court advantage.

Moneyline: The ML handed to the Bulldogs for this game is -167 points while the Bears are at +153.

Spread: It is just 3.5 points between both teams for this matchup. Bulldogs are taking the -3.5 while the Bears are at +3.5.

Total: 153.5 points are the given total for both teams o reach with the Bulldogs going over and the Bears are under. 

Score Prediction: 79-74, Bulldogs wins.