VCU Vs Gonzaga Line, Pick & TV Info

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VCU Vs Gonzaga Line, Pick & TV Info

The top-seeded Gonzaga Bulldogs face their steepest challenge in this year’s NCAA Basketball Tournament as they face the fourth-ranked VCU Mountaineers.

The March Madness Sweet Sixteen betting line favors the Zags by 3-points. Tip-off is this Thursday, March 23rd at 7:39 PM ET on TBS from the SAP Center at San Jose in San Jose, California.

West Virginia Moutaineers Vs Gonzaga Bulldogs Spread & ATS Pick

What: No. 4 West Virginia Mountaineers (28-8) vs No. 1 Gonzaga Bulldogs (34-1)
When: Thursday, March 23, 2017
Start Time: 7:39 PM ET  
Where: San Jose, California
Stadium: SAP Center at San Jose
Spread: Gonzaga -3
Moneyline: West Virginia +135 vs Gonzaga -155
Game Total: 148.5
Watch: TBS
Stream: Watch TBS
Listen: West Virginia vs Gonzaga

Why Bet The West Virginia Mountaineers To Beat The Bulldogs

The Mountaineers cruised past Notre Dame by an 83-71 score. They are 28-8 SU and 19-16 ATS this season while averaging 82.1 points per game (18th) and allowing 66.8 (51st).

Junior Jevon Carter (13.3 PPG & 4.9 RPG) scored 24 points against Notre Dame while shooting 8-15 from the field and 4-5 from three point land. Junior Daxter Miles Jr. (8.8 PPG & 2.2 RPG) added 18 points.

"Just staying confident," said Carter. "When we step on the court, we feel like we can beat them. We got hot early and kept going from there. We keep that chip on our shoulder."

West Virginia shoots 47.5% from the field (49th) and 52.0% from three point land (6th). They average 37.3 rebounds per game (91st) and 16.7 rebounds per game (17th). Senior forward Nathan Adrian leads the team with 5.9 rebounds and Junior guard Jevon Carter is tops with 2.6 steals.

Why Bet The Gonzaga Bulldogs To Beat The Mountaineers

The Bulldogs crushed Northwestern’s Cinderella dreams in the second round of March Madness action after winning by a 79-73 score. They are 34-1 SU and 20-10-1 ATS while averaging 83.9 points (14th) and allowing 61.1 points per game (5th) this season.

Junior guard Nigel Williams-Goss (16.7 PPG & 5.8 RPG) scored 20 points and eight rebounds against Northwestern. Senior guard Jordan Matthews (10.4 PPG & 3.2 RPG) added 14 points.

Gonzaga is shooting 41.8 % from the field (101st) in the tournament and 26.1% from beyond the arc (112th). They average 40.3 rebounds (6th) and 15.6 assists per game (52nd). Junior forward Johnathan Williams leads the team with 6.5 rebounds per game and Junior guard Nigel Williams-Goss is tops with 1.8 steals.

If You Still Can’t Decide Who To Bet On:

  • Bulldogs are 13-2-1 ATS in their last 16 Thursday games.
  • Mountaineers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall.
  • Mountaineers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 neutral site games.

VCU Vs Gonzaga Expert ATS Pick

VCU busted a lot of brackets in their win over the Irish and they will keep busting brackets when they beat the Zags!

West Virginia to cover the spread