San Francisco Dons vs Nevada Wolf Pack Prediction, 12/2/2020 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Francisco Dons vs Nevada Wolf Pack
Date: Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Location: Lawlor Events Center in Reno, NV
Odds/Point Spread: San Francisco (+2.5)
The San Francisco Dons (2-2) travel to Lawlor Events Center on Wednesday where they'll take on the Nevada Wolf Pack (3-0). The line on this game has Nevada as 2.5-point favorites. The total is set at 142.
San Francisco heads into this one with a mark of 2-2 for the campaign. They average 69.8 points per contest (171st in the country) while hitting 38.8% from the floor. The Dons are hitting 33.1% from downtown (42 of 127) and 75.0% from the charity stripe. As a team, San Francisco is snagging 34.3 boards per game and has accumulated 47 dimes for the year, which has them ranked 23rd in D-1 in terms of passing. They are turning it over 10.3 times per game and as a team are committing 22.5 personal fouls per contest. On defense, the Dons are able to force 13.0 turnovers per contest and they draw 17.0 personal fouls. They surrender 30.9% on shots from beyond the perimeter and they rank 246th in D-1 in points per game allowed (72.0). The Dons defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 44.3% (90 of 203) and they concede 38.5 rebounds per contest as a squad. They currently rank 266th in college hoops in giving up assists with 32 surrendered so far this year.
The San Francisco Dons stepped onto the hardwood against the Rhode Island Rams and ended up losing by a score of 84-71 in their last game. San Francisco wrapped up the game with a 33.3% FG percentage (25 out of 75) and buried 11 out of their 40 shots from 3-point land. At the free throw line, the Dons converted 10 of their 13 tries for a percentage of 76.9%. When discussing rebounding, they collected 35 with 12 of them being of the offensive variety. They also dished out 11 dimes for this contest as well as having 4 steals and 2 blocked shots. In the matter of the defense, San Francisco allowed the other team to go 33.3% from the floor on 25 out of 75. Rhode Island doled out 9 assists and 6 steals in the matchup. On top of that, the Rams pulled down 36 boards (4 offensive, 32 defensive) and earned 2 blocks. Rhode Island finished the game shooting 85.0% from the charity stripe by converting 34 of 40 tries. They also converted 4 of 15 tries from beyond the perimeter.
Jamaree Bouyea is a guy who saw a lot of action for the contest. He totaled 22 points on 8 of 17 shooting. He was on the court for 38 minutes and collected 4 rebounds. Bouyea finished shooting 47.1% from the floor and dished out 5 dimes. Someone else that came through in the matchup for the Dons was Taavi Jurkatamm. He pulled down 4 rebounds and accounted for 4 assists. He finished the contest at 50.0% from the field in the matchup by going 3-of-6 (6 points). Overall, Jurkatamm saw the court for 29 min.
Nevada has a mark of 3-0 for the campaign. The Wolf Pack commit 18.3 fouls per contest and they go 66.1% from the free throw line. They are dishing out assists 13.7 times per game (129th in the nation) and they are turning it over 15.0 times per game. Nevada has totaled 201 points this year (67.0 per contest) and they snag 44.7 rebounds per contest. In terms of offensive execution, the Wolf Pack are hitting on 42.9% from the field, which is 246th in college basketball. The Wolf Pack on defense are ranked 123rd in college basketball in points per game surrendered with 57.3. They are forcing their opponents into 10.3 TO's every game and allow teams to shoot 30.8% from the field (9th in D-1). The Nevada defense allows 23.9% on 3-point attempts (21 of 88) and opponents are connecting on 61.7% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have surrendered 12.3 dimes and 37.0 rebounds on a nightly basis, ranking them 227th and 242nd in college hoops.
In their last game, the Nevada Wolf Pack took home the win by a final score of 70-58 against the Pacific Tigers. The Wolf Pack were able to snag 35 defensive rebounds and 9 offensive rebounds for a total of 44 for the game. They blocked 3 tries while earning 4 steals in the game. The Tigers were called for 20 personal fouls for this game which got the Wolf Pack to the free throw line for 21 attempts. They were able to knock down 14 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 66.7%. In the matter of shots from downtown, Nevada converted 10 of 25 tries (40.0%). At the conclusion of this game, the Wolf Pack went 23 out of 53 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 43.4%. The Wolf Pack permitted the Tigers to convert 23 of their 68 attempts from the floor which had them at 33.8% in the matchup. They finished 23.1% from 3-point land by going 6 out of 26 and walked away from this one shooting 6 out of 16 from the free throw line (37.5%). In relation to cleaning the glass, Nevada permitted Pacific to collect 36 in total (12 on the offensive glass).
Grant Sherfield was important for the Wolf Pack for the contest. He converted 6 out of 12 for this contest giving him a rate of 50.0%, which gave him 17 points. Sherfield collected 6 rebounds in his 35 minutes and accumulated 6 assists in the matchup. An additional guy that ended up playing a role for Nevada was Kane Milling. He walked away with 4 points in his 27 minutes played via 1 out of 4 shooting for this contest. Milling ended the game having shot 25.0% from the field and also earning 2 dimes and 3 boards.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Nevada (-2.5) and under 142 points
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