Jacksonville Dolphins vs South Carolina State Bulldogs Prediction, 12/13/2020 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Jacksonville Dolphins vs South Carolina State Bulldogs
Date: Sunday, December 13, 2020
Location: S-H-M Memorial Center in Orangeburg, SC
Odds/Point Spread: Jacksonville (-10)
The Jacksonville Dolphins (5-2) go to S-H-M Memorial Center on Sunday where they'll meet the South Carolina State Bulldogs (0-5). Jacksonville opens this game as 10-point favorites. The over/under has been set at 143.5.
Jacksonville comes into this contest with a mark of 5-2 this year. They turn it over 17.1 times per contest and as a squad are committing 16.4 personal fouls per contest. As a team, Jacksonville is grabbing 37.9 rebounds per game and has racked up 96 dimes on the season, which ranks 21st in college hoops in terms of passing. The Dolphins are connecting on 38.3% on 3-point shots (57 of 149) and 63.7% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 77.3 points per contest (130th in D-1) while hitting 48.6% from the field. On defense, the Dolphins are forcing their opponents into 15.7 turnovers per contest while drawing 20.4 personal fouls. They surrender 28.9% from beyond the arc and they rank 153rd in D-1 in points per game allowed (70.0). The Dolphins defensively are giving up a shooting percentage of 42.8% (192 of 449) and they concede 36.3 rebounds per game as a group. They are 306th in college basketball in allowing assists with 96 surrendered for the year.
The Jacksonville Dolphins stepped onto the hardwood against the New Orleans Privateers and went home with a win by a final score of 77-70 in their last contest. Jacksonville ended the game having earned a 46.4% FG percentage (26 out of 56) and converted 7 of 17 3-point shots. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Dolphins made 18 of their 25 tries for a percentage of 72.0%. Regarding pulling down rebounds, they compiled 27 with 6 of them being of the offensive sort. They also dished out 11 assists for the matchup while earning 6 steals and 2 blocked shots. Pertaining to defense, Jacksonville allowed the other team to go 46.4% from the floor on 26 out of 56. New Orleans totaled 12 dimes and 5 steals in the matchup. In addition, the Privateers pulled down 34 boards (8 offensive, 26 defensive) and had 2 blocked shots. New Orleans finished the game shooting 66.7% when shooting free throws by knocking down 10 of 15 tries. They knocked down 2 of their 11 attempts from beyond the arc.
Bryce Workman is a player who had an impact in this contest. He ended up scoring 19 points on 6 out of 8 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 36 minutes and grabbed 9 boards. Workman ended up shooting 75.0% from the field and recorded 2 assists. Another guy that saw a lot of action in the game for the Dolphins was Dontarius James. He snagged 5 rebounds and also tallied 2 assists. He went 47.4% from the field in this matchup by shooting 9-of-19 (25 points). At the conclusion of this game, James played for 36 minutes.
South Carolina State has a win-loss mark of 0-5 on the year. The Bulldogs are committing 17.4 fouls per contest and they go 65.1% from the charity stripe. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 11.4 times per game (263rd in college hoops) and they turn the ball over 17.4 times per game. South Carolina State has totaled 273 points on the campaign (54.6 per game) and they average 32.4 rebounds per contest. When it comes to executing on offense, the Bulldogs are shooting 33.3% from the floor, which is ranked 347th in college hoops. The Bulldogs are ranked 284th in D-1 in PPG given up with 82.4. The South Carolina State defense concedes 35.0% on shots from behind the 3-point line (43 of 123) and opponents are converting on 73.0% of their free throw attempts. They have surrendered 17.0 dimes and 45.8 rebounds every game, which is 277th and 307th in college basketball. They are forcing 17.4 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 49.8% from the field (298th in college basketball).
When they last stepped on the court, the South Carolina State Bulldogs went home defeated by a final of 78-40 against the Charlotte 49ers. The Bulldogs were able to corral 23 defensive rebounds and 5 offensive boards totaling 28 for the contest. They also rejected 2 tries while recording 4 steals for this game. The 49ers committed 15 personal fouls in this contest which got the Bulldogs to the charity stripe for a total of 9 shots. They were able to knock down 7 of the free throws for a rate of 77.8%. Concerning 3-point shots, South Carolina State knocked down 7 of 26 tries (26.9%). When this game wrapped up, the Bulldogs walked away from this one shooting 13 for 53 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 24.5%. The Bulldogs permitted the 49ers to make 30 out of 58 attempts from the floor which gave them a percentage of 51.7% in the game. They wrapped up this game 39.1% from behind the 3-point line by going 9 out of 23 and walked away from this one shooting 9 out of 14 at the free throw line (64.3%). With respect to cleaning the glass, South Carolina State allowed Charlotte to snag 42 in total (9 on the offensive side).
Isaiah Felder was pivotal for the Bulldogs in the matchup. He knocked down 3 of 9 for this contest for a rate of 33.3%, which earned him 9 points. Felder grabbed 2 rebounds in his 19 mins and earned 2 dimes in this matchup. One more player who saw a lot of action for South Carolina State was Isaiah Felder. He notched 9 points in his 19 minutes played via 3 of 9 shooting in the matchup. Felder walked away from this one going 33.3% from the floor as well as totaling 2 assists and 2 rebounds.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take South Carolina State (+10) and over 143.5 points
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