The Gonzaga Bulldogs (17-2) enjoy one of the better home-court advantages in college basketball. They host the BYU Cougars (15-5) at the McCarthey Athletic Center on Thursday night, with the opening tip scheduled for 11 p.m. ET on ESPN2.
Sports bettors will find that the Bulldogs are nine-point favorites in the NCAA basketball odds (courtesy of SBR Forum), while the total sits at 148.
Since the school opened this particular venue, Gonzaga has compiled a dominating 113-8 record, including a 56-2 mark versus conference opponents.
Let's take a closer look at this West Coast Conference affair from a betting perspective, while offering up an against-the-spread pick along the way.