Betting on today’s Bulldogs and Pilots game? Catch the action at Chiles Center in Portland, OR, as the Pilots hosts this showdown at 9:00 ET on WCC. In this West Coast matchup, Gonzaga is favored bt -21.5 vs. Portland. The over/under for the game is 161 points.

GONZAGA BULLDOGS VS PORTLAND PILOTS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Portland Pilots +21.5

This game will be played at Chiles Center at 9:00 ET on Thursday, February 22nd.

WHY BET THE PORTLAND PILOTS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Pilots.
  • Not only will Portland pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +21.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 161 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Will the Bulldogs Win in Portland?

As they prepare for their 27th game of the season, Gonzaga currently holds a 20-6 record. Looking at their performance in their last ten road games, Gonzaga has gone 8-2, going back to last year. As of today’s game, Gonzaga holds a 12-13 ATS record. In their previous five games, they are 3-2 vs. the spread.

After 26 games, Gonzaga has an over/under record of 12-13-0, with their games averaging a combined 153.6 points per game so far. The Bulldogs have an over/under record of 3-0 in their last three games, with their games averaging 172 points per game.

The Gonzaga offense is coming off a game where they scored 102 points against Pacific. They posted a field goal percentage of 66.1% and connected on 8 threes. In terms of offense, the Bulldogs have a season-long field goal percentage of 51%, putting them 16th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 206th in percentage and 231st in three-pointers made.

At present, the Bulldogs’ defense is nationally ranked 93rd, allowing 68.8 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.2 threes per game vs. Portland. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 31.7%.

Can the Pilots Secure a Win at Home?

In their first 28 games of the season, Portland has a 9-19 record. On the road, the Pilots are 2-13, while they have a 5-7 record at home. As of today’s game, Portland holds an ATS record of 11-16. Within that record, the team has gone 4-11 vs. the spread on the road and 7-5 at home.

Portland’s games have, on average, featured 151.4 points per game leading to an over/under record of 12-15-0. Their average over/under line is currently 150.7 points so far. When assessing the Pilots’ performance in their last three games, their over/under record stands at 1-2, with their games averaging 141 points per game.

The Pilots’ offense wrapped up their last game with 70 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 72 points per contest. Tyler Robertson led the team in scoring, putting up 23 points. Additionally, Vukasin Masic contributed 17 points for the Pilots.

The Pilots’ defense is presently ranked 324th nationally, allowing an average of 80.7 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 10.4 threes per game vs. Gonzaga. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 37.9%.