Wright State Raiders vs Bowling Green Falcons Prediction, 12/13/2020 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Wright State Raiders vs Bowling Green Falcons
Date: Sunday, December 13, 2020
Location: Stroh Center in Bowling Green, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Wright State (+3)
The Wright State Raiders (1-1) travel to Stroh Center on Sunday where they'll meet the Bowling Green Falcons (4-1). Bowling Green opens this contest as 3-point favorites. The over/under opens at 151.
Wright State steps onto the court with a win-loss mark of 1-1 on the season. The Raiders are connecting on 35.0% on shots from 3-point land (14 of 40) and 51.5% from the charity stripe. They have an average of 67.5 points per contest (231st in the nation) on 42.3% from the field. They are losing possession via turnover 15.0 times per contest and as a team they are committing 18.0 fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, Wright State is grabbing 42.5 rebounds per game and is sitting with 28 dimes for the season, which has them ranked 276th in college hoops in terms of passing. When they are on defense, the Raiders are able to force 14.0 turnovers per contest while drawing 19.0 fouls. The Raiders are giving up a field goal percentage of 34.9% (44 of 126) and they surrender 42.0 rebounds per contest as a squad. They are ranked 22nd in college hoops in giving up assists to their opponents with 17 conceded on the year. They are surrendering 28.6% on 3-point attempts while they are 77th in college hoops in PPG allowed (63.5).
The Wright State Raiders faced off with the Miami RedHawks and walked away with a win by a score of 71-47 in their last contest. Wright State wrapped up the game having earned a 46.8% FG percentage (29 out of 62) and made 7 of their 22 3-point shots. From the charity stripe, the Raiders made 6 of 9 tries for a rate of 66.7%. With respect to getting rebounds, they earned 46 with 10 of them being offensive. They also distributed 19 assists in this matchup while having 9 steals and 5 blocked shots. In the matter of defense, Wright State allowed their opponent to shoot 46.8% from the field on 29 out of 62. Miami distributed 7 dimes and 4 steals for the matchup. Furthurmore, the RedHawks totaled 36 rebounds (13 offensive, 23 defensive) and had 5 blocks. Miami shot 55.6% at the free throw line by making 5 of their 9 attempts. They buried 6 out of their 20 attempts from distance.
Trey Calvin is a player who saw a lot of action for this game. He recorded 16 points on 6 out of 13 shooting. He played for 34 mins played and grabbed 5 rebounds. Calvin finished the contest at 46.2% from the field and totaled 3 assists. Someone else that came through in this contest for the Raiders was Tim Finke. He had 11 boards and also accounted for 6 assists. He finished shooting 60.0% from the field in the matchup by hitting 6-of-10 (13 points). Overall, Finke saw the court for 34 min.
Bowling Green has a mark of 4-1 on the campaign. The Falcons commit 17.4 personal fouls per game and they shoot 80.8% from the charity stripe. Their rate of earning assists is at 12.0 times per contest (235th in the nation) and they are giving up possession 13.0 times per game. Bowling Green has tallied 435 points this season (87.0 per contest) and they average 38.0 rebounds per game. On the offensive side of the ball, the Falcons are hitting on 45.1% from the field, which ranks 187th in the country. The Falcons are ranked 259th in D-1 in points per game surrendered with 79.0. They have surrendered 15.8 assists and 37.0 rebounds every game, which is 257th and 200th in Division 1. The Bowling Green defense allows 37.7% on three-point shots (46 of 122) and their opponents are knocking down 68.5% of their foul shots. They are forcing their opponents into 15.0 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 45.1% from the field (227th in college basketball).
When they last played, the Bowling Green Falcons got the victory with a final of 86-78 against the Buffalo Bulls. The Falcons were able to snag 24 defensive rebounds and 6 offensive rebounds totaling 30 in the game. They also blocked 2 attempts while getting 6 steals in the matchup. The Bulls were called for 26 personal fouls for the contest which took the Falcons to the free throw line for a total of 40 shots. They were able to bury 31 of the free throws for a clip of 77.5%. Pertaining to shooting from downtown, Bowling Green converted 9 of their 23 tries (39.1%). When the final whistle blew, the Falcons walked away from this one shooting 23 out of 57 from the field which had them shooting 40.4%. The Falcons allowed the Bulls to bury 28 out of their 61 attempts from the floor which gave them a percentage of 45.9% for this game. They finished the game shooting 28.6% from three-point range by shooting 4 out of 14 and finished the game at 18 of 29 at the free throw line (62.1%). When it comes to rebounding, Bowling Green permitted Buffalo to pull down 37 overall (10 on the offensive glass).
Kaden Metheny played big minutes for the Falcons in the matchup. He converted 4 out of 7 for this game for a field goal rate of 57.1%, which got him 11 points. Metheny pulled down 1 board in his 21 minutes and had 0 assists for this contest. Another guy who was a determining factor for Bowling Green was Justin Turner. He walked away with 33 points in 37 minutes on the hardwood via 7 of 18 shooting for this game. Turner ended up shooting 38.9% from the floor as well as earning 3 assists and 4 rebounds.
Who will win tonight's college basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Bowling Green (-3)
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