Charlotte 49ers vs Appalachian State Mountaineers Prediction, 11/18/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Charlotte 49ers vs Appalachian State Mountaineers
Date: Thursday, November 18, 2021
Location: Holmes Convocation Center in Boone, NC
Holmes Convocation Center is where the Appalachian State Mountaineers (2-1) will compete against the Charlotte 49ers (2-0) on Thursday.
The Charlotte 49ers stepped onto the hardwood against USC Upstate and went home with a win by a final score of 76-64 in their last contest. Regarding personal fouls, the 49ers walked away with 11 and USC Upstate totaled 22 personal fouls. They knocked down 9 of their 23 attempts from three-point range. USC Upstate shot 77.8% from the charity stripe by knocking down 7 of 9 attempts. Additionally, USC Upstate pulled down 21 rebounds (3 offensive, 18 defensive), but wrapped up the game with no rejections. USC Upstate doled out 8 dimes and had 3 steals for the matchup. In regard to defending, Charlotte let their opponent shoot 47.1% from the floor on 24 of 51 shooting. They also doled out 16 dimes in the matchup while forcing the other team into 14 turnovers and earning 6 steals. When talking about rebounding, they earned 28 with 6 of them being of the offensive sort. At the free throw line, the 49ers made 21 of 24 shots for a rate of 87.5%. Charlotte finished the contest having earned a 49.0% field goal percentage (24 of 49) and knocked down 7 out of their 19 3-point shots.
Jahmir Young is one guy who was a major contributor for this contest. He racked up 25 points on 8 out of 14 shooting. He was on the court for 35 mins and also snagged 6 rebounds. He went 57.1% from the field and also earned 9 assists.
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Charlotte comes into this one with a win-loss mark of 2-0 so far this year. They lose possession via turnover 9.0 times per contest and as a squad are committing 12.5 personal fouls per contest. As a team, Charlotte is pulling down 30.0 rebounds per contest and has tallied 25 dimes on the season, which is 304th in college hoops in terms of passing the rock. The 49ers are hitting 28.3% on 3-point shots (13 of 46) and 85.4% from the charity stripe. They average 72.0 points per outing (210th in the country) while shooting 43.3% from the field.
When they are on defense, the 49ers are able to force 14.5 turnovers per game and they draw 21.5 fouls. They are ranked 32nd in D-1 in giving up assists to the opposition with 20 conceded on the campaign. The 49ers defensively are giving up a shooting percentage of 45.3% (48 of 106) and they surrender 30.5 rebounds per game as a basketball team. They are relinquishing 31.0% on three-point shots while they are 143rd in D-1 in opponents points per game (65.0).
In their last game, the Appalachian State Mountaineers walked away with a victory by a final of 98-49 when they faced William Peace. The Mountaineers were able to collect 32 defensive boards and 17 offensive rebounds for a total of 49 for this game. They coughed it up 9 times, while recording 9 steals in the matchup. William Peace had 17 personal fouls in the matchup which took the Mountaineers to the free throw line for a total of 25 attempts. They were able to knock down 16 of them for a rate of 64.0%. With regard to 3-pointers, Appalachian State made 10 of their 22 tries (45.5%). Overall, the Mountaineers went 36 out of 68 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 52.9%. The Mountaineers permitted William Peace to convert 17 of 61 attempts from the field which gave them a percentage of 27.9% for the contest. They finished the game shooting 24.4% from distance by connecting on 10 out of 41 and ended up shooting 5 out of 7 at the free throw line (71.4%). When discussing how they attacked the glass, Appalachian State permitted William Peace to pull down 20 overall (6 on the offensive side).
Donovan Gregory ended up having an impact for the Mountaineers for this game. He knocked down 5 of 7 in the matchup for a field goal rate of 71.4%, and accounted for 9 rebounds. He accumulated 11 points in his 17 minutes on the hardwood and had 3 assists for the game.
Appalachian State has a record of 2-1 this season. As an offensive unit, the Mountaineers are shooting 44.4% from the field, which has them ranked 181st in the country. Appalachian State has 220 pts so far this season (73.3 per contest) and they pull in 42.3 boards per game. They are assisting teammates 14.3 times per contest (152nd in the nation) and they turn the ball over 10.7 times per contest. The Mountaineers commit 13.7 personal fouls every game and they go 61.7% from the free throw line.
The Mountaineers on the defensive end are ranked 77th in D-1 in points given up per game with 60.3. They are forcing 12.0 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 39.0% from the floor (111th in Division 1). The Appalachian State defense allows 25.8% on shots from behind the 3-point line (23 of 89) and their opposition makes 72.7% of their foul shots. They have conceded 15.3 assists and 31.0 rebounds per contest, which is ranked 305th and 64th in Division 1.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Appalachian State
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