Gonzaga vs Montana Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Tuesday, December 20, 2022

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A pair of hot squads hit the court when the Gonzaga Bulldogs (9-3) host the Montana Grizzlies (6-5) on Tuesday, December 20, 2022 at 9:00 PM ET. The Bulldogs are putting their four-game winning streak on the line versus the Grizzlies, who have won three in a row.

Gonzaga is a heavy 23.5-point favorite against Montana when the Bulldogs play the Grizzlies on Tuesday. The game has a point total of 147.5.

Gonzaga vs. Montana Odds

Point Spread for Gonzaga vs. Montana

The spread for this matchup is set at 23.5 points, with sportsbooks listing Gonzaga as the favorite.

Gonzaga vs. Montana Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Gonzaga has -5455 odds to pick up the win, while Montana is listed at +1650 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 147.5 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Tuesday, December 20, 2022
  • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • Location: Spokane, Washington
  • Arena: McCarthey Athletic Center

Gonzaga vs. Montana Betting Trends

Gonzaga is 4-8-0 against the spread this season. The Bulldogs have been chosen as favorites in eight games this year and have walked away with the win six times (75%) in those games. Gonzaga’s games this year have hit the over seven times in 10 opportunities (70%).

Against the spread, Montana is 4-6-0 this year. The Grizzlies have won 20% of the games this season they were the moneyline underdog (1-4). Montana’s games this year have gone over the total in five of 10 opportunities (50%).

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Gonzaga vs. Montana Key Players to Watch


Drew Timme posts 21.3 points and 8.1 rebounds per contest — both team highs. He is also posting 3.2 assists, shooting 62.6% from the field. Julian Strawther posts 13 points, 7.8 rebounds and 0.8 assists per contest. Defensively, he averages 0.8 steals and 0.3 blocked shots. Anton Watson is averaging 9.2 points, 1.8 assists and 5.5 rebounds per contest. Nolan Hickman averages a team-high 4 assists per contest. He is also putting up 8.6 points and 2.7 rebounds, shooting 40.7% from the floor and 35.4% from beyond the arc with 1.4 made 3-pointers per game.


Josh Bannan paces the Grizzlies in scoring (15.4 points per game), rebounding (9.1) and assists (3.2), shooting 51.7% from the floor and 55% from beyond the arc with 1 trey per contest. He also averages 0.5 steals and 0.2 blocked shots. Dischon Thomas is averaging 12.1 points, 5.4 rebounds and 0.6 assists per game, making 45% of his shots from the field and 32.6% from beyond the arc, with 1.4 treys per contest. The Grizzlies receive 12.6 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game from Brandon Whitney. Aanen Moody is posting 15.1 points, 2.8 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game, making 43.4% of his shots from the floor and 40% from 3-point range, with 2.3 triples per contest.

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What you need to know about the Gonzaga Bulldogs

The Bulldogs are 26th in the country with 82.3 points per game so far this season. At the other end, they rank 292nd with 73.7 points allowed per game. Gonzaga ranks 92nd in the country with 34.6 rebounds per game this season. Meanwhile, it ranks 80th with 29.1 rebounds allowed per contest.

Gonzaga is making 7.4 threes per game (199th-ranked in college basketball) this season, while putting up a 37.1% three-point percentage (68th-ranked). So far this season, the Bulldogs are ceding 7.6 treys per game (233rd-ranked in college basketball) and are allowing opponents to shoot 31.4% (123rd-ranked) from beyond the arc.

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What you need to know about the Montana Grizzlies

At 67.8 points scored per game and 67.4 points allowed, the Grizzlies are 291st in college basketball offensively and 149th defensively. In 2022-23, Montana is 24th-worst in college basketball in rebounds (28.8 per game) but 10th-best in rebounds conceded (26.2).

The Grizzlies are putting up more points at home (69.2 per game) than on the road (63.8). Montana is 246th in the nation in 3-pointers made (6.9 per game) and 183rd in 3-point percentage (33.9%). Defensively, the Grizzlies are 46th in the country in 3-pointers allowed per game at 5.7. They are 75th in 3-point percentage allowed at 30.3%.

Gonzaga vs. Montana Prediction & Pick

Our prediction to win this contest is Gonzaga, and we predict that Montana will cover the spread (Gonzaga -23.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 147.5 points.

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How to bet Gonzaga vs. Montana

You can bet on Gonzaga vs. Montana at every legal online sportsbook. For more college basketball odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals, check out the latest NCAA lines as well as our guide to the best college basketball betting sites.

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Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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