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Gonzaga Bulldogs vs Virginia Cavaliers 12/26/2020 NCAAB Picks, Previews & Analysis
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Gonzaga Bulldogs vs Virginia Cavaliers 12/26/2020 – The Gonzaga Bulldogs have been proving why they are ranked as the best team in the NCAA as they still carry an unblemished record up to this date. This team will be facing another Top 25 team in the Virginia Cavaliers this coming December 26, Saturday at the Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas. The game will be televised by CBS Sports and the live coverage begins at exactly 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. SofaScore is the best way to watch the game in online live streaming. The Gonzaga Bulldogs will have a good challenge against the Virginia Cavaliers but College Basketball Odds see them winning on a good margin.
Gonzaga Bulldogs vs Virginia Cavaliers 12/26/2020
The Gonzaga Bulldogs continue their hot start and will be bringing a six-game winning streak heading to this game against the Virginia Cavaliers. Among the teams that have fallen to them are Kansas Jayhawks, Auburn Tigers, Iowa Hawkeyes, West Virginia Mountaineers, and the Northwestern St. Demons twice. During their last game against the Demons, Corey Kispert had 18 points, six rebounds, and three assists but the night belonged to Drew Timme doing almost a double-double of 25 points, nine rebounds, and three assists. Jalen Suggs also chipped in with 19 points, six boards, five assists, and three steals,
Players to Watch: C. Kispert F (GP 6 MIN 30 PTS 20.8 REB 5 AST 2.2 STL 0.7 BLK 0.3 TO 0.7 FG% 61.6 FT% 90 3PT% 45.9), D. Timme F (GP 6 MIN 29.2 PTS 20.3 REB 7.5 AST 2 STL 0.5 BLK 0.5 TO 2.7 FG% 60.5 FT% 67.6 3PT% 25), J. Suggs G (GP 6 MIN 27 PTS 16.3 REB 5.7 AST 5.8 STL 2.3 BLK 0.7 TO 3 FG% 56.9 FT% 60 3PT% 50).
The Virginia Cavaliers have been holding on their own and they are coming in this game on a three-game winning streak. This team also has a 5-1 record and owns the 16th rank in the Top 25. The only loss that they suffered was against the San Francisco Dons and that was lost by just a point, 60-61. Their most recent win was a 26-point victory over Trey Murphy leading the charge with 15 points, four rebounds, and three assists. Sam Hauser just played this out and let his teammates get the glory along with Jay Huff. Expect both players to come up with huge roles heading to their matchup against the Gonzaga Bulldogs.
Players to Watch: S. Hauser F GP 5 MIN 30.2 PTS 13.4 REB 6 AST 1.8 STL 0 BLK 0.4 TO 1.6 FG% 56.3 FT% 75 3PT% 43.5, J. Huff F GP 5 MIN 22.2 PTS 11.6 REB 6.2 AST 0.6 STL 0.2 BLK 2.6 TO 0.4 FG% 66.7 FT% 83.3 3PT% 44.4, T. Murphy III G GP 5 MIN 22 PTS 11.6 REB 3.2 AST 1.2 STL 0.8 BLK 0.2 TO 0.4 FG% 51.4 FT% 84.6 3PT% 52.4.
Gonzaga Bulldogs vs Virginia Cavaliers Betting Predictions
The total has gone OVER in 17 of Gonzaga’s last 20 games.
Virginia is 9-3 ATS in their last 12 games.
Gonzaga Bulldogs vs Virginia Cavaliers Betting Picks
The Gonzaga Bulldogs have been complete in all aspects and it will be hard for the Virginia Cavaliers to pierce through their armor. This is going to be a win for the Bulldogs once again and expect it to be wider than what is given by Best Sports Book Online.
Moneyline: The ML handed to the Bulldogs as the favored team is -293 while the Cavaliers are at +257.
Spread: It is eight points in between both teams for this game with the Bulldogs sitting on the -8 while the Cavaliers are at +8.
Total: The given total for this matchup is 138 points with the Bulldogs going over and the Cavaliers are under.
Score Prediction: 74-64, Bulldogs win.