The Gonzaga Bulldogs welcome the Alabama State Hornets to McCarthey Athletic Center to start their seasons. Action gets underway at 8 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.
Alabama State Hornets at Gonzaga Bulldogs ATS Odds
Gonzaga went to the tournament last season after a 26-2 regular season campaign that earned them a top seed in the tournament. They made it to the Elite Eight, where they fell to the Texas Tech Red Raiders. Alabama State, meanwhile, failed to make the tournament following an 11-16 regular season.
Gonzaga could have their way on the defensive side of the ball as they go head-to-head against one of the worst offenses in the nation. In the 2018-19 season, the Bulldogs ranked seventh in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.442), while Alabama State was 330th in effective field goal percentage (0.465).
Alabama State Hornets vs. Gonzaga Bulldogs Betting Pick
Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Gonzaga, ATS Winner – Gonzaga, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
- Gonzaga ranks sixth in assists per game (17.9) while Alabama State ranks 293rd (10.1).
- The Bulldogs rank fourth in blocks per game (5.5) while the Hornets rank 137th in blocks allowed per game (3.3).
- The Bulldogs average 39.0 rebounds per game, which ranks 26th in the country. The Hornets rank 245th in rebounds allowed per game (36.8).
- Gonzaga ranks 46th in steals per game (7.5) while Alabama State ranks 231st in steals allowed per game (7.2).