Gardner-Webb Bulldogs vs UNLV Runnin' Rebels Prediction, 11/10/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Gardner-Webb Bulldogs vs UNLV Runnin' Rebels
Date: Wednesday, November 10, 2021
Location: Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, NV
Odds/Point Spread: Gardner-Webb (+10)
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels (12-15 last year) will play the Gardner-Webb Bulldogs (11-15 last season) at Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday. Gardner-Webb is 10-point underdogs from Vegas oddsmakers. The betting total is set at 145.
The Gardner-Webb Bulldogs took the court against the Campbell Fighting Camels and took a loss by a score of 63-57 in their last game. In relation to personal fouls, the Bulldogs ended up walking away with 15 while the Fighting Camels finished the game with 9 personal fouls. They also knocked down 8 of 15 tries from downtown. Campbell ended up shooting 84.6% when shooting free throws by knocking down 11 of 13 tries. Moreover, Campbell collected 31 boards (9 offensive, 22 defensive), but wasn't able to record a block. Campbell doled out 15 assists and had 2 steals for the contest. Concerning defending, Gardner-Webb allowed their opponent to shoot 44.0% from the floor on 22 out of 50 shooting. They also doled out 10 assists in this game in addition to forcing the opposition into 10 turnovers and earning 6 steals. In relation to grabbing rebounds, they earned 28 with 8 of them being offensive. At the free throw line, the Bulldogs converted 4 of their 4 tries for a rate of 100.0%. Gardner-Webb finished the game with a 41.1% field goal percentage (23 out of 56) and made 7 out of their 27 3-point attempts.
Jordan Sears is one guy who came through for the contest. He walked away from this one shooting 77.8% from the floor but had no assists at the end of the game. He was on the court for 27 minutes and collected 2 rebounds. He ended up walking away with 20 points on 7 of 9 shooting.
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Gardner-Webb enters this one after finishing with a mark of 11-15 last year. They coughed up possession 11.7 times per game and as a unit committed 18.9 fouls every game. As a unit, Gardner-Webb pulled in 34.4 boards per contest and sat with 339 assists throughout last season, which was 134th in D-1 in terms of passing the rock. The Bulldogs connected on 36.1% on shots from 3-point land (232 of 643) and 69.0% from the free throw line. They averaged 70.7 points per game (192nd in the nation) while hitting 44.4% from the floor.
When they were on defense, the Bulldogs forced their opponents into 12.2 turnovers per contest and they drew 16.5 personal fouls. They were ranked 229th in college basketball in allowing assists to their opponents with 334 relinquished last year. The Bulldogs defense allowed an opponent shooting percentage of 41.7% (598 of 1,434) and they conceded 35.1 rebounds per game as a squad. They gave up 34.1% from 3-point land while they were 117th in D-1 in PPG allowed (68.4).
When they last stepped on the court, the UNLV Runnin' Rebels took a defeat with a final score of 74-53 when they played the Utah State Aggies. Concerning how they attacked the glass, UNLV permitted Utah State to pull down 44 in all (10 offensive). They finished shooting 33.3% from three-point range by connecting on 6 of 18 and finished the contest at 12 of 15 from the free throw line (80.0%). The Runnin' Rebels allowed the Aggies to convert 28 of their 62 tries from the field which had them sitting at 45.2% in this contest. When this game wrapped up, the Runnin' Rebels went 19 out of 59 from the field which gave them a percentage of 32.2%. With respect to shots from 3-point land, UNLV converted 6 out of their 22 attempts (27.3%). They were able to knock down 9 of the free throws for a percentage of 69.2%. The Aggies were called for 12 personal fouls in this matchup which got the Runnin' Rebels to the free throw line for a total of 13 shots. They gave up possession of the ball 12 times, while earning 7 steals in this game. The Runnin' Rebels collected 20 defensive boards and 7 offensive rebounds for a total of 27 in the game.
Edoardo Del Cadia was important for the Runnin' Rebels in this contest. He made 2 of 5 for the contest giving him a rate of 40.0%, and accounted for 5 rebounds. He scored 10 points in his 19 mins of playing time, but didn't record an assist.
UNLV had a win-loss record of 12-15 last year. The Runnin' Rebels were responsible for committing 18.1 fouls per game while shooting 70.8% from the free throw line. They assisted teammates 13.2 times per contest (175th in college basketball) and they turned it over 12.5 times per contest. UNLV accounted for 1,875 pts last year (69.4 per contest) and they collected 36.0 rebounds per contest. In terms of offensive execution, the Runnin' Rebels shot 44.5% from the field, which ranked them 153rd in the nation.
The UNLV defense conceded 36.4% on three-point shots (232 of 637) and their opponents knocked down 72.8% of their free throw shots. They allowed 13.7 assists and 32.4 rebounds per contest, which was ranked 232nd and 63rd in Division 1. The Runnin' Rebels on the defensive side of the court were 96th in college basketball in PPG given up with 67.5. They were able to force 12.0 TO's per game and let teams shoot 42.0% from the field (102nd in Division 1).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take UNLV (-10)
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