Gonzaga Bulldogs vs Portland Pilots 01/02/2020 Spread, Predictions and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Gonzaga Bulldogs vs Portland Pilots 01/02/2020 – Two teams from the West Coast Conference will clash from Chiles Center in Portland, Oregon for an interesting game. Gonzaga Bulldogs will take on Portland Pilots and they will look forward to continuing their winning streak. The Bulldogs are holding an overall record of 14-1 and this is their first conference game. Portland Pilots won just eight games this season and they lost seven. It’s time to jump into the details of this game and look at the college basketball latest line.
Gonzaga Bulldogs vs Portland Pilots 01/02/2020
Gonzaga Bulldogs are holding the 1st rank in the country and they are sitting at the top spot in the West Coast Conference play. The Bulldogs are one game ahead of Santa Clara and they are the biggest threat on the West Coast. Detroit Mercy struggled to get past Gonzaga in their last game and they were forced to settle with a final score of 93-72. The Bulldogs are one of those powerhouses when it comes to scoring, while Filip Petrusev is the leader with an average of close to 17 points per game.
Players to watch: F. Petrusev F (15 GP 26.5 MIN 17.1 PTS 8 REB 1.1 AST 0.7 STL 1.4 BLK 2.2 TO 55.1 FG% 68.9 FT% 11.1 3P%), C. Kispert F (15 GP 32.6 MIN 14.3 PTS 4.3 REB 1.9 AST 0.7 STL 0.3 BLK 1.6 TO 51 FG% 80 FT% 43.5 3P%), K. Tillie F (9 GP 22.6 MIN 11.4 PTS 4.6 REB 2 AST 1.2 STL 0.4 BLK 0.7 TO 46.9 FG% 68.4 FT% 36.8 3P%).
These Pilots have a long way to get back on track as they have lost several games already and now they must take out the toughest in their conference. In their last outing, Portland struggled to get past Ball State when they were forced to settle with a final score of 61-46. The biggest issue with Portland is their shooting game. The Pilots must improve on the shooting and equally focus on their defensive strategy.
Players to watch: I. White G (15 GP 29.9 MIN 13.3 PTS 2.9 REB 2.4 AST 1.3 STL 1.1 BLK 1.8 TO 44 FG% 74.3 FT% 36.1 3P%), J. Walker G (12 GP 30 MIN 10.2 PTS 3.4 REB 2.5 AST 0.7 STL 0.2 BLK 1.8 TO 38 FG% 67.5 FT% 34.5 3P%), M. Porter G (13 GP 27.4 MIN 9.8 PTS 3.5 REB 2 AST 0.6 STL 0 BLK 1.3 TO 44.6 FG% 72.1 FT% 36.6 3P%).
Gonzaga Bulldogs vs Portland Pilots Betting Predictions
Bulldogs are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Pilots are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games.
Gonzaga Bulldogs vs Portland Pilots Betting Picks
The chances of Portland getting past Gonzaga is looking way too slim. The Bulldogs have defeated stronger teams and this is their best opportunity to start their conference game right. Unfortunately for Portland, the ncaab point spread picks are against their odds in this game.
Moneyline: With a moneyline of -6000 Gonzaga seems to be a safe bet. As for Portland, they hold a moneyline of +2750.
ATS: The Bulldogs have an ATS of -23, while the Pilots have an ATS of +23.
Totals: The total will go over 147 for Gonzaga and under 147 for Portland.
Score Prediction: 70-65, Gonzaga Bulldogs.