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Baylor vs Gonzaga Pick & Preview: Friday, December 2nd Betting Odds

Bears vs Bulldogs Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Baylor Bears at Gonzaga Bulldogs
  • Where: Sioux Falls at Sanford Pentagon
  • Date: Friday, December 2nd
  • Betting Odds: Baylor +1.5, BAYL +104 | GNZG -126 O/U 163.0

Bears Preview:

Through 7 games, the Baylor Bears have an overall record of 5-2. On the road, the Bears will be playing their 2nd game of the season, having gone 0-2. When looking at the betting lines, Baylor will be the betting underdog for the first time this season. Coming into the game, they are +1.5 point underdogs on the spread. Last season, the team went 0-2 as the betting underdog.

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Baylor’s leading scorer this season is LJ Cryer who is averaging 17.86 points per contest. So far, Cryer has accounted for 20.26% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 2.0 rebounds per game and 2.43 assists. Adam Flagler is the second leading scorer for the Bears, averaging 16.86 points per game. Between him and Flagler, they are accounting for 39.4% of the team’s scoring.

Baylor comes into today’s matchup vs Gonzaga, looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 76.5 points per game. Through 7 games, they have hit 46.3% of their field goal attempts. In terms of pace, the Bears’ have prefered to slow the game down, ranking 486th in possessions per game.

Bulldogs Preview:

Gonzaga heads into this matchup having played 7 games and have an overall record sitting at 5-2. Currently, the Bulldogs have been the home team 5 times, sitting with a record of 4-1. The Bulldogs’ are sitting with a betting line that is -1.5 points in their favor. For the season, Gonzaga has been favored to win in 6 games, sitting with a mark of 5-1.

Gonzaga’s leading scorer this season is Drew Timme who is averaging 20.0 points per contest. So far, Timme has accounted for 23.89% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 7.43 rebounds per game and 3.14 assists. Julian Strawther is the second leading scorer for the Bulldogs, averaging 14.14 points per game. Between him and Strawther, they are accounting for 40.8% of the team’s scoring.

Through 7 games, Gonzaga has been playing well on offense, averaging 87.8 points per game. Even though the team has been methodical with their pace, the Bulldogs’ shooters have been hot from outside, hitting 37.9% of their shots per game. This strong shooting percentage has equated to an average of 8.38 made 3’s per contest.

Free Spread Prediction: Baylor Bears +1.5

Heading into this matchup between the Gonzaga Bulldogs and Baylor Bears we have a strong lean on taking the points with Baylor at +1.5. Both team’s are going to come into this game looking to get up looks from outside, as they are both average team’s in terms of 3-pointers made per game. Look for Baylor to benefit from facing another squad looking to turn this into a 3-point shooting contest. When looking at the line, we see tremendous value in taking the Baylor Bears at +1.5. Go ahead and lock this bet in before tip-off.


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