Charlotte at Wake Forest College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/6/2018
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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The Charlotte 49ers travel to Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum to play the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Thursday, December 6, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Wake Forest as 11.5 point favorites.
Charlotte comes into this game with an overall record of 2-4. They currently have a point differential of -6.5 as they are averaging 59.3 points per game while giving up 65.8 per contest. Wake Forest has an overall mark of 4-3. They are averaging 75.7 points per contest and giving up 75.7, which is a point differential of 0.0.
Valuable Charlotte 49ers Betting Trends
The Charlotte 49ers are 2-4-0 against the spread
The Charlotte 49ers are 3-3-0 against the over/under
Important Wake Forest Demon Deacons Betting Trends
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 2-5-0 against the spread
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 4-3-0 against the over/under
Key Charlotte 49ers Injuries
11/09/18 G Luka Vasic ACL is out for season
11/06/18 F Bryant Thomas Left Team is out for season
11/06/18 F Najee Garvin Left Team is out for season
Key Wake Forest Demon Deacons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Malik Martin averages 10.3 points per game in 35.5 minutes per contest. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 94%. Jon Davis comes into this contest averaging 20.3 points per game while playing 37.5 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is at 91%.
Jaylen Hoard averages 16.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.3 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 69%. Brandon Childress averages 17.4 points per game while playing 37.4 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per game and has 4.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The 49ers allow 65.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 63rd in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 218th and 229th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 29.8 rebounds a game which ranks 17th, and they give up 10.2 assists per contest which puts them in 43rd place in the NCAA. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 75th in the nation. Charlotte averages 59.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 342nd in the country. Their average scoring margin is -6.5 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team, which has them ranked 319th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 299th in D-1. They average 31.2 rebounds per game and 9.8 assists per contest, which ranks them 330th and 343rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 128th with 14.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Demon Deacons surrender 75.7 points per contest, which ranks them 262nd in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 266th and 297th in those defensive statistics. They rank 312th with 15.7 assists allowed per contest, and 35th with 30.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Demon Deacons are 19th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.0 per game. Wake Forest is 162nd in the country with 75.7 points per game this year. They are 198th in the D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 0.0. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 39th in the nation. They are 122nd in the country in rebounding with 38.1 boards per game and 294th in assists per contest with 11.6. The Demon Deacons are 112th in turnovers per game with 14.4.
The 49ers have an offensive rating of 91.8, which is ranked 327th. They are 346th in college basketball in pace with 64.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 316th. As a unit they are 277th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 126th in D-1. Charlotte is 30th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.8 times per 100 possessions.
Wake Forest is 98th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions. The Demon Deacons have an offensive rating of 107.3, which is ranked 143rd. They are 249th in D-1 in pace with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 195th. As a unit they are 127th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 282nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Charlotte/Wake Forest college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Wake Forest -11.5
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