Campbell Fighting Camels vs Jacksonville Dolphins Prediction, 12/8/2020 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Campbell Fighting Camels vs Jacksonville Dolphins
Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Location: Swisher Gymnasium in Jacksonville, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Campbell (+2)
Swisher Gymnasium is the site where and the Jacksonville Dolphins (3-1) will play the Campbell Fighting Camels (1-0) on Tuesday. Campbell opens this matchup as 2-point dogs. The over/under opens at 136.5.
Campbell heads into this contest with a win-loss record of 1-0 for the year. They are averaging 85 pts per game (46th in college basketball) while hitting 46.2% from the floor. The Fighting Camels are shooting 19.2% from downtown (5 of 26) and 69.0% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Campbell is snagging 42 boards per game and has tallied 20 assists for the season, which has them ranked 278th in the country in terms of passing the ball. They cough up possession 10 times per contest and as a team they commit 21 personal fouls every game. On the defensive end, the Fighting Camels are forcing 20 turnovers per contest while drawing 23 fouls. The Fighting Camels defensively are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 29.6% (16 of 54) and they relinquish 40 boards per contest as a unit. They currently rank 1st in college basketball in allowing assists to the opposition with 5 conceded so far this season. They are conceding 10.5% on shots from distance and they are ranked 5th in college hoops in points per game from their opponents (51).
The Campbell Fighting Camels stepped onto the hardwood against the St. Andrews Knights and earned the victory with a final of 85-51 in their last contest. Campbell walked away from the contest having earned a 46.2% field goal percentage (30 of 65) and made 5 of their 26 shots from beyond the arc. At the free throw line, the Fighting Camels buried 20 of 29 shots for a percentage of 69.0%. In the matter of getting rebounds, they earned 41 with 13 of them being on the offensive end. They also distributed 20 dimes in this contest as well as earning 9 steals and 2 blocks. In terms of defending, Campbell allowed the other team to shoot 46.2% from the floor on 30 of 65. St. Andrews distributed 5 dimes and 5 steals in the matchup. In addition, the Knights pulled down 37 boards (10 offensive, 27 defensive) and earned 2 blocks. St. Andrews shot 68.0% at the free throw line by knocking down 17 of their 25 shots. They also knocked down 2 of their 19 tries from beyond the perimeter.
Cedric Henderson is a player who saw a lot of action in this game. He racked up 13 points on 5 of 8 shooting. He was on the court for 25 mins played and pulled down 8 boards. Henderson shot 62.5% from the field and also totaled 2 assists. Someone else that saw a lot of time on the hardwood in the matchup for the Fighting Camels was Jordan Whitfield. He pulled down 3 rebounds and also had 2 dimes. He finished 44.4% from the floor in this contest by shooting 4-of-9 (11 points). When the final whistle blew, Whitfield was on the hardwood for 23 min.
Jacksonville has a record of 3-1 this year. Jacksonville has accounted for 308 pts this year (77.0 per contest) and they average 37.3 boards per game. The Dolphins are responsible for committing 18.0 personal fouls every game and they hit 60.2% from the charity stripe. As an offensive team, the Dolphins are shooting 48.4% from the field, which is 117th in college basketball. They are earning an assist 13.8 times per game (151st in college basketball) and they turn it over 18.5 times per game. The Dolphins defensively are ranked 129th in the nation in PPG surrendered with 67.8. They have surrendered 13.0 dimes and 39.8 boards every game, which has them ranked 154th and 240th in those categories on the defensive end. The Jacksonville defense concedes 28.9% from downtown (26 of 90) and their opponents are knocking down 56.5% of their shots from the free throw line. They are able to force 18.8 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 39.9% from the field (106th in Division 1).
For their last game, the Jacksonville Dolphins took a defeat with a final score of 98-65 against the Georgia Bulldogs. The Dolphins earned 22 defensive rebounds and 9 offensive boards for a total of 31 in the matchup. They turned away 2 tries while earning 7 steals in this matchup. The Bulldogs had 24 fouls for the game which took the Dolphins to the free throw line for a total of 24 attempts. They were able to knock down 11 of the free throws for a rate of 45.8%. Regarding shooting from beyond the arc, Jacksonville made 4 out of 23 attempts (17.4%). At the conclusion of this game, the Dolphins walked away from this one shooting 25 for 59 from the field which gave them a percentage of 42.4%. The Dolphins allowed the Bulldogs to convert 38 of their 74 tries from the floor which had them sitting at 51.4% for the game. They shot 34.8% from beyond the arc by shooting 8 of 23 and ended up shooting 14 of 18 at the charity stripe (77.8%). In the matter of how they cleaned up the glass, Jacksonville allowed Georgia to get 46 overall (15 offensive).
Tyreese Davis ended up having an impact for the Dolphins for the contest. He converted 5 out of 12 in the matchup for a field goal percentage of 41.7%, which gave him 13 points. Davis pulled down 4 boards in his 33 mins and had 2 dimes for the game. An additional guy who was a determining factor for Jacksonville was Dontarius James. He notched 11 points in 33 minutes on the hardwood by way of 4 out of 12 from the floor in this matchup. James finished going 33.3% from the field while contributing 2 dimes and 5 rebounds.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Jacksonville (-2) and over 136.5 points
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