New Hampshire Wildcats vs Quinnipiac Bobcats Prediction, 12/6/2020 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New Hampshire Wildcats vs Quinnipiac Bobcats
Date: Sunday, December 6, 2020
Location: People's United Center in Hamden, CT
Odds/Point Spread: New Hampshire (-1)
The New Hampshire Wildcats (1-1) go to People's United Center on Sunday where they'll meet the Quinnipiac Bobcats (1-2). New Hampshire opens this matchup as 1-point favorites. The total has been set at 138.
New Hampshire enters this one with a win-loss record of 1-1 on the year. They cough up possession 10.5 times per game and as a squad are committing 20.0 fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, New Hampshire is grabbing 50.0 rebounds per game and is sitting with 31 dimes on the year, which is 190th in the country in terms of passing. The Wildcats are hitting 34.0% on shots from beyond the arc (18 of 53) and 82.4% from the charity stripe. They have an average of 89.0 pts per game (31st in the nation) while hitting 42.9% from the field. On defense, the Wildcats have forced 14.0 turnovers per game while drawing 17.5 personal fouls. They rank 19th in college hoops in allowing assists to the opposition with 12 relinquished this year. The Wildcats are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 40.2% (49 of 122) and they surrender 37.0 rebounds per game as a basketball team. They surrender 37.1% on 3-point shots and they rank 191st in D-1 in PPG allowed (73.5).
The New Hampshire Wildcats took the court against the Bryant Bulldogs and took a loss by a final of 93-85 in their last game. New Hampshire ended having earned a 36.7% field goal percentage (29 out of 79) and converted 11 of their 31 shots from distance. From the charity stripe, the Wildcats made 16 of 20 tries for a rate of 80.0%. In relation to hauling in rebounds, they compiled 44 with 16 of them being of the offensive sort. They also doled out 15 assists for this contest while having 2 steals and 2 blocks. With regard to defense, New Hampshire allowed the other team to shoot 36.7% from the floor on 29 of 79. Bryant doled out 5 dimes and 4 steals for this game. Moreover, the Bulldogs snagged 43 rebounds (8 offensive, 35 defensive) and earned 2 blocked shots. Bryant went 77.8% from the charity stripe by knocking down 28 of their 36 tries. They buried 7 out of their 20 shots from beyond the arc.
Nick Guadarrama is one guy who saw a lot of action in the matchup. He left the arena with 16 points on 5 of 14 shooting. He was on the court for 36 mins and also grabbed 15 rebounds. Guadarrama finished 35.7% from the floor and earned 3 assists. Someone else that played a role in the game for the Wildcats was K.J. McClurg. He grabbed 3 boards and also accounted for 2 assists. He ended up going 30.8% from the floor for this game by connecting on 4-of-13 (18 points). Overall, McClurg played for 23 minutes.
Quinnipiac has a record of 1-2 for the campaign. The Bobcats are committing 22.0 fouls every game and they go 75.0% from the free throw line. They are earning an assist 12.7 times per contest (189th in college basketball) and they are losing possession via turnover 15.0 times per game. Quinnipiac has accumulated 190 points on the campaign (63.3 per contest) and they snag 35.3 boards per game. In terms of offensive execution, the Bobcats are shooting 41.7% from the field, which ranks them 260th in the nation. The Bobcats on the defensive side of the court are 117th in college hoops in points allowed per game with 67.3. They are able to force 12.0 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 40.9% from the field (120th in the nation). The Quinnipiac defense surrenders 32.6% from downtown (15 of 46) and their opponents are making 71.7% of their foul shots. They have allowed 13.3 dimes and 36.3 boards on a nightly basis, which ranks 174th and 160th in college hoops.
In their last game, the Quinnipiac Bobcats took a defeat with a final score of 70-58 when they faced the Drexel Dragons. The Bobcats pulled down 24 defensive boards and 6 offensive rebounds totaling 30 in this game. They also turned away 5 shots while getting 2 steals in the game. The Dragons were called for 14 personal fouls in this game which took the Bobcats to the free throw line for 12 attempts. They were able to knock down 9 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 75.0%. With respect to shots from beyond the arc, Quinnipiac knocked down 5 out of 17 tries (29.4%). When this game wrapped up, the Bobcats shot 22 out of 56 from the field which gave them a rate of 39.3%. The Bobcats allowed the Dragons to convert 22 of 54 attempts from the field which had them at 40.7% for this contest. They wrapped up this game 35.3% from beyond the perimeter via 6 of 17 and walked away from this one shooting 20 out of 24 at the charity stripe (83.3%). With respect to cleaning up the glass, Quinnipiac allowed Drexel to grab 32 in total (8 on the offensive glass).
Savion Lewis ended up having an impact for the Bobcats in the game. He knocked down 3 out of 11 in this matchup for a field goal rate of 27.3%, which got him 8 points. Lewis collected 4 boards in his 29 mins and totaled 4 dimes in the matchup. An additional guy who saw a lot of action for Quinnipiac was Seth Pinkney. He left the arena with 11 points in 21 minutes on the court by way of 4 of 5 shooting in this contest. Pinkney ended up shooting 80.0% from the field and also contributing 2 assists and 7 total rebounds.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Quinnipiac (+1) and over 138 points
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