Idaho Vandals vs Seattle Redhawks Prediction, 11/25/2020 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Idaho Vandals vs Seattle Redhawks
Date: Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Location: Chiles Center in Portland, OR
TV: No TV
Odds/Point Spread: Idaho (+6)
Chiles Center is the venue where and the Seattle Redhawks (14-15 last year) will take on the Idaho Vandals (8-24 last season) on Wednesday. The line on this contest has Seattle as 6-point favorites. The over/under is set at 143.5.
The Idaho Vandals took the court against the Southern Utah Thunderbirds and took a loss by a final of 75-69 in their last game of the season. Idaho wrapped up the game with a 42.6% FG percentage (23 of 54) and made 6 out of their 16 shots from beyond the perimeter. At the charity stripe, the Vandals buried 17 of their 24 tries for a percentage of 70.8%. When talking about getting rebounds, they earned 31 with 7 of them being on the offensive end. They also dished out 6 dimes in this matchup while getting 3 steals and 2 blocks. With respect to the defense, Idaho allowed their opponent to shoot 42.6% from the field by going 23 of 54. Southern Utah totaled 12 dimes and 6 steals for the contest. Additionally, the Thunderbirds had 29 rebounds (6 offensive, 23 defensive) and had 2 rejections. Southern Utah finished shooting 66.7% when shooting free throws by burying 16 of 24 tries. They converted 7 out of their 17 attempts from distance. Trevon Allen is one player who was pivotal for the matchup. He left the arena with 35 points on 11 of 23 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 38 minutes played and collected 8 boards. Allen finished 47.8% from the field and dished out 2 dimes. One more player that came through in the matchup for the Vandals was Damen Thacker. He collected 9 rebounds and also had 2 dimes. He went 33.3% from the floor in the game by connecting on 2-of-6 (6 points). When the final whistle blew, Thacker was on the hardwood for 33 min.
Idaho will play this contest after finishing with a mark of 8-24 last season. They lost possession by turning the ball over 14.1 times per contest and as a squad committed 17.3 fouls every game. As a team Idaho pulled down 33.8 boards per game and tallied 384 assists last season, which was 246th in college hoops in terms of passing the ball. The Vandals connected on 33.7% from downtown (156 of 463) and 67.5% from the free throw line. They had an average of 65.2 points per game (319th in Division 1) while hitting 44.0% from the floor. On the defensive end the Vandals were able to force 11.2 turnovers per game and they drew 16.7 personal fouls. They were 293rd in college basketball in giving up assists to their opponents with 453 surrendered last season. The Vandals allowed an opponent shooting percentage of 45.1% (859 of 1,903) and they conceded 34.3 rebounds per contest as a group. They relinquished 32.9% on shots from beyond the arc and they were 271st in college basketball in PPG allowed (72.8).
When they last stepped on the court, the Seattle Redhawks took a defeat with a final score of 88-87 against the California Baptist Lancers. The Redhawks collected 19 defensive boards and 9 offensive rebounds totaling 28 for this contest. They also stuffed 2 tries while getting 6 steals for the matchup. The Lancers committed 19 fouls for the matchup which took the Redhawks to the free throw line for 17 shots. They were able to make 15 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 88.2%. In the matter of shooting from beyond the arc, Seattle buried 6 of 29 attempts (20.7%). When the final whistle blew, the Redhawks went 33 out of 70 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 47.1%. The Redhawks allowed the Lancers to bury 29 of their 60 attempts from the field which had them shooting 48.3% in the matchup. They finished 52.6% from three-point range by going 10 out of 19 and ended up shooting 20 of 24 at the free throw line (83.3%). In the matter of how they cleaned up the glass, Seattle allowed California Baptist to snag 38 in all (11 offensive). Terrell Brown ended up seeing a lot of time on the hardwood for the Redhawks for the contest. He made 13 of 26 in this contest for a field goal percentage of 50.0%, which got him 31 points. Brown grabbed 5 boards in his 42 minutes and totaled 2 assists for the contest. Someone else who saw a lot of action for Seattle was Morgan Means. He finished with 24 points in 41 minutes played by way of 8 of 16 shooting in the game. Means wrapped this one up going 50.0% from the field as well as earning 5 assists and 3 boards.
Seattle had a mark of 14-15 last year. The Redhawks were responsible for committing 20.0 personal fouls per contest and they connected on 77.5% from the free throw line. They assisted teammates 10.9 times per game (325th in college basketball) and they coughed up possession 10.2 times per game. Seattle totaled 2,177 points last season (75.1 per contest) and they collected 35.4 boards per contest. As an offense the Redhawks hit 40.6% from the floor, which ranked 324th in the nation. The Redhawks on defense were ranked 270th in D-1 in points per game surrendered with 72.8. The Seattle perimeter defense relinquished 31.7% on shots from 3-point land (189 of 597) and their opponents connected on 73.6% of their shots from the charity stripe. They were able to force 13.7 turnovers per game and let teams shoot 42.4% from the field (152nd in college hoops). They relinquished 12.2 assists and 37.0 rebounds per game, which was ranked 151st and 285th in those categories.
Who will win tonight's college basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Idaho (+6)
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