Wake Forest vs Davidson NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/22/2019
Game: Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs Davidson Wildcats
Date: Friday, November 22, 2019
Location: Spectrum Center in Charlotte, NC
Odds/Point Spread: Davidson -8
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons travel to Spectrum Center to play the Davidson Wildcats on Friday, November 22, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Davidson as 8 point favorites.
Wake Forest heads into this matchup with a mark of 2-2. They currently have a point differential of 3.0 as they are averaging 74.5 points per contest while giving up 71.5 per game. Davidson has an overall mark of 2-2. They are averaging 75.5 points per contest and giving up 66.8, which is a point differential of 8.8.
Valuable Wake Forest Demon Deacons Betting Trends
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 1-3-0 against the spread
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 2-2-0 against the over/under
Important Davidson Wildcats Betting Trends
The Davidson Wildcats are 2-2-0 against the spread
The Davidson Wildcats are 1-3-0 against the over/under
Key Wake Forest Demon Deacons Injuries
11/17/19 F Sunday Okeke Ankle is questionable
Key Davidson Wildcats Injuries
11/18/19 G Carter Collins Lower Body is out indefinitely
11/18/19 G KiShawn Pritchett Knee is out indefinitely
Brandon Childress comes into this contest averaging 17.8 points per game while playing 36.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 71%. Chaundee Brown averages 15.8 points per game in 32.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 9.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Kellan Grady averages 16.0 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per game and has 4.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 90%. Luka Brajkovic averages 12.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 62% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
Wake Forest averages 74.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 150th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 3.0 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 150th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 83rd in the nation. They average 41.5 rebounds per game and 14.0 assists per game, which ranks them 62nd and 150th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 90th with 15.5 per game. The Demon Deacons allow 71.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 234th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 197th and 153rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 104th and they give up 12.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 159th place in Division 1. They force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Davidson is 136th in the country with 75.5 points per game this year. They are 70th in Division 1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 8.8. They shoot 41% from 3-point range, which is good for 27th in the nation. They are 341st in the NCAA in rebounding with 29.8 boards per game, and 169th in assists per contest with 13.8. The Wildcats are 283rd in turnovers per game with 11.5. The Wildcats surrender 66.8 points per contest, which ranks them 153rd in D-1. Their defense allows a 48% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 320th and 152nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 65th with 10.3 assists allowed per contest and 59th with 31.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wildcats are 238th in country in forcing turnovers with 16.0 per game.
The Demon Deacons are 202nd in the nation in offensive rating with 100. In terms of pace they are 146th in the country with 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 202nd. As a team they are 185th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 24% of their shots, ranking 346th in Division 1. Wake Forest is 114th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18 times per 100 possessions.
Davidson is 242nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats are 53rd in the country in offensive rating with 111.9. In terms of pace they are 295th in Division 1 with 67.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% is 37th. As a team they are 32nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 45th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Wake Forest/Davidson college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Davidson -8
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