Gonzaga vs. Chicago State Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, March 1, 2023

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A pair of streaking teams hit the court when the No. 10 Gonzaga Bulldogs (25-5) host the Chicago State Cougars (11-18) on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 9:00 PM ET. The Cougars are 28.5-point underdogs and will try to keep their six-game win streak going against the Bulldogs, winners of six straight. The point total in the matchup is 152.5.

Gonzaga vs. Chicago State Odds

  • Gonzaga odds to win: -10000
  • Chicago State odds to win: +1800
  • Spread: Gonzaga (-28.5)
  • Total: 152.5

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2023
  • Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • TV: WCC Network
  • Where: Spokane, Washington
  • Venue: McCarthey Athletic Center

Who Will Win Gonzaga vs. Chicago State?

Gonzaga and Chicago State Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

In games it has played as at least 28.5-point favorites this season, Gonzaga is 1-1 against the spread.

The two teams average a combined 5.3 more points per game, 157.8, than this matchup’s over/under of 152.5 points.

Gonzaga and Chicago State have seen their opponents average a combined 7.8 fewer points per game than the point total of 152.5 set in this matchup.

The average over/under Gonzaga has had set in matchups this year is 8.8 more points than this outing’s point total.

The average over/under in Cougars games this season is 11.3 fewer points than the point total of 152.5 in this outing.

The Bulldogs are 12-17-0 against the spread this season.

The Cougars’ ATS record is 16-10-0 this year.

Gonzaga Stats & Insights

Gonzaga is outscoring opponents by 13.5 points per game with a +406 scoring differential overall. It puts up 87.4 points per game (first in college basketball) and gives up 73.9 per contest (291st in college basketball).

Gonzaga wins the rebound battle by 5.2 boards on average. It records 33.6 rebounds per game, which ranks 75th in college basketball, while its opponents pull down 28.4 per outing.

The Bulldogs knock down 7.5 three-pointers per game (175th in college basketball) compared to their opponents’ 8.1. They shoot 37.6% from deep while their opponents hit 34.7% from long range.

Gonzaga ranks first in college basketball by averaging 108.7 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 197th in college basketball, allowing 91.9 points per 100 possessions.

Offensively, the Bulldogs have played better in home games this year, scoring 92.1 points per game, compared to 84.8 per game away from home.

Chicago State Stats & Insights

Chicago State puts up 70.4 points per game (209th in college basketball) while giving up 70.8 per contest (204th in college basketball). It has a -9 scoring differential.

Chicago State wins the rebound battle by an average of 2.3 boards. It records 32.5 rebounds per game (132nd in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 30.2.

Chicago State makes 8.2 three-pointers per game (89th in college basketball), 1.3 more than its opponents.

Chicago State averages 92.4 points per 100 possessions on offense (215th in college basketball), and allows 92.8 points per 100 possessions (225th in college basketball).

The Cougars score 86.6 points per game at home, and 64.3 away.

Gonzaga Key Players to Watch

The scoring and rebounding leader for the Bulldogs is Drew Timme, who averages 21.2 points and 7.5 rebounds per game.

Nolan Hickman is Gonzaga’s best passer, distributing 3.3 assists per game while scoring 8.1 PPG.

Julian Strawther leads the Bulldogs in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of 2.3 shots per game from beyond the arc.

Anton Watson is Gonzaga’s leader in steals, averaging 1.8 steals per game, while Timme leads them in blocks with 0.9 per contest.

Chicago State Key Players to Watch

Wesley Cardet Jr. is at the top of the Cougars scoring leaderboard with 16.8 points per game. He also pulls down 5.3 rebounds and racks up 3.2 assists per game.

Chicago State’s leader in rebounds is Jahsean Corbett with 8.9 per game, and its leader in assists is Elijah Weaver with 3.4 per game.

Weaver is the most prolific from distance for the Cougars, hitting 2.3 threes per game.

Chicago State’s leader in steals is Weaver (1.1 per game), and its leader in blocks is Cardet (0.7 per game).

Gonzaga vs. Chicago State Prediction

  • Pick ATS:

    Chicago State (+28.5)

  • Pick OU:

    Under (152.5)

  • Prediction:
    Gonzaga 89, Chicago State 61

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