NCAA Tournament Preview: Gonzaga Bulldogs vs. Syracuse Orange

by Dirty on March 21, 2010

The fans at HSBC Arena will be treated to a game between the Gonzaga Bulldogs and the Syracuse Orange when they take their seats on Sunday.

Oddsmakers currently have the Orange listed as 6½-point favorites versus the Bulldogs, while the game’s total is sitting at 147½.

Gonzaga was outplayed in the second half, but managed to hang on and defeat Florida State 67-60 in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Friday. Gonzaga won that game as a slight 1,5-point spread, while the 127 points went UNDER the posted total of 132.

Matt Bouldin had 17 points and nine rebounds to lead the way, while Steven Gray chipped in with 15 points.

Wes Johnson went for 18 points and seven rebounds as Syracuse defeated Vermont 79-56 in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Friday. Syracuse covered the 15.5-point spread, while the 135 points went UNDER the posted total of 144.5.

Scoop Jardine had 14 points for Syracuse and Rick Jackson added 12 in the win.

Team records:
Gonzaga: 27-6 SU, 15-12-2 ATS
Syracuse: 29-4 SU, 19-9 ATS

Gonzaga most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
After a win are 7-3

Syracuse most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
After a win are 8-2

A few trends to consider:
Gonzaga is 19-3 SU in its last 22 games
Syracuse is 16-3 SU in its last 19 games

Betjamaica the players paradise

Leave a Comment

Previous post:

Next post: