Gonzaga vs. San Francisco Picks and Predictions – Thursday, Feb. 29

Jan 4, 2024; Spokane, Washington, USA; Gonzaga Bulldogs forward Graham Ike (13) flips the ball to an official during a game against the Pepperdine Waves in the first half at Spokane Arena.
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We have your Gonzaga Bulldogs vs. San Francisco Dons prop betting and game preview needs covered as the Gonzaga Bulldogs hit the road to face the San Francisco Dons.

The No. 23 Gonzaga Bulldogs (22-6, 12-2 WCC) are set to face off against the San Francisco Dons (22-7, 11-3 WCC) in a high-stakes WCC showdown. With both teams boasting impressive records and looking to solidify their standings, this matchup at the Chase Center promises to be a thrilling encounter.

Gonzaga Bulldogs vs. San Francisco Dons Odds Info

Moneyline: Gonzaga Bulldogs -170 (PointsBet) / San Francisco Dons +150 (FanDuel)

Spread: +3.5 – Gonzaga Bulldogs -110 (BetRivers) / San Francisco Dons -110 (BetRivers)

Total: 154.5 – -110 (FanDuel) / -110 (FanDuel)

Game Info

Date: Thursday, Feb. 29

Time: 11:00 PM

Location: Chase Center – San Francisco, CA


Gonzaga Bulldogs Betting Trends

  • On the road, Gonzaga Bulldogs are 6 and 2 this season.
  • Against the spread this season, Gonzaga Bulldogs are 12 and 15.
  • Against the spread on the road, Gonzaga Bulldogs are 6 and 5.

San Francisco Dons Betting Trends

  • At home, San Francisco Dons are 14 and 1 this season.
  • Against the spread this season, San Francisco Dons are 17 and 11.
  • Against the spread at home, San Francisco Dons are 10 and 6.

Gonzaga Bulldogs vs. San Francisco Dons Predictions

The upcoming battle between the Gonzaga Bulldogs and the San Francisco Dons is more than just a regular conference game; it’s a clash of the West Coast Conference’s offensive powerhouses. Gonzaga, currently second in the WCC, is coming off a six-game win streak, averaging a staggering 93.0 points on 55.6% shooting from the floor. The Bulldogs are led by forward Graham Ike, averaging 16.3 points per game, and Anton Watson, who dominates the boards with 7.4 rebounds per game. Their offensive prowess is reflected in their ranking, sitting at 7th in the nation for average points (86.1) and 2nd for field goal percentage (51.6%).

On the other side, the San Francisco Dons, who are just behind Gonzaga in the WCC standings, have won seven of their last eight games. Forward Jonathan Mogbo is a key player for the Dons, leading the team with 14.9 points and 10.1 rebounds per game. San Francisco’s offense is not to be underestimated, as they rank 27th in points (2292) and 7th in field goal percentage (49.7%). The Dons will be looking to leverage their home-court advantage at the Chase Center, where they have an impressive 14-1 record this season.

Defensively, both teams will have their hands full. Gonzaga’s ability to control the paint with Watson’s rebounding will be crucial, while San Francisco’s Mogbo will need to assert his presence on both ends of the floor. The Bulldogs’ recent form suggests they have the edge, especially with their 2nd-ranked field goal percentage, but the Dons’ home record and their own offensive efficiency make this game too close to call. This matchup will likely come down to which team can impose their style of play and make critical stops down the stretch.

Gonzaga Bulldogs vs. San Francisco Dons Pick

The Gonzaga Bulldogs come into this game with a strong offensive momentum, averaging 93.0 points on an impressive 55.6% shooting during their six-game win streak. Their overall season performance, with a 22-6 record and a 12-2 conference record, demonstrates their consistency and ability to perform under pressure. The Bulldogs’ field goal percentage ranks 2nd in the nation, which is a testament to their efficient scoring ability. Additionally, their road record of 6-2 shows they can handle the challenge of playing away from home. While the San Francisco Dons have an excellent home record, Gonzaga’s offensive firepower and recent form give them the edge in this matchup.

Historically, Gonzaga has had the upper hand against San Francisco, including a narrow 77-72 victory earlier this season. Although the Dons are formidable at home, Gonzaga’s high-scoring offense led by Graham Ike and Anton Watson is likely to continue their dominance. The Bulldogs’ ability to score efficiently from the floor and their recent surge in offensive efficiency make them the right pick for this game. Despite the Dons’ strong performance at the Chase Center, Gonzaga’s overall consistency and proven track record suggest they will come out on top once again.

The Pick: Gonzaga Bulldogs -170 (PointsBet)