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How and what to watch for No. 1 Gonzaga vs. San Diego

We go over how you can watch Thursday’s Gonzaga-San Diego matchup, as well as what you should look out for from a betting perspective.

Jalen Suggs of the Gonzaga Bulldogs goes to the basket against the Pepperdine Waves in the second half at McCarthey Athletic Center on January 14, 2021 in Spokane, Washington. Gonzaga defeats Pepperdine 95-70. Photo by William Mancebo/Getty Images

No. 1 Gonzaga is still unbeaten this season, and they’re off to the Slim Gym to visit lowly San Diego on Thursday for a West Coast Conference matchup. The Bulldogs have run through every team that’s stepped in front of them this year, and that’s likely to continue against the Toreros.

Gonzaga (15-0, 6-0) leads the country with 94.4 points per game thanks to its plethora of offensive weapons. Corey Kispert averages a team-high 20.6 points per game. He’s trailed by Drew Timme (18.5) and freshman phenom Jalen Suggs (13.9). All three of them can set the nets ablaze, and no school has had anything close to an answer for the trio this season.

San Diego (2-6, 1-3) is second to last in the conference standings. Joe Calcattera and Josh Parrish are the Toreros’ two leading scorers and average 26.6 points per game together, but that’s not nearly enough to keep up with Gonzaga.

Game Time/TV Channel/Streaming

You can watch Gonzaga vs. San Diego on Thursday, January 28th at 9:00 p.m. ET on the WCC Network which is available online and free, and on Root Sports Northwest in the Pacific Northwest.

Point Spread, Totals, Odds, Trends

Point spread: Gonzaga -28
Point Total: 159
Money line: N/A

  • Gonzaga is 7-7-1 ATS this year, with the total going under in five of six.
  • San Diego is 4-8 against the spread in their last 12, with the total going over in nine of them.

The Best Bet

Gonzaga beat a Portland team that the Toreros last beat by 28 earlier this month. While covering a spread this large could be difficult, the team with a perfect track record this season has a clear edge.

Pick: Gonzaga -28

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