Pepperdine Waves vs Nevada Wolf Pack Prediction, 11/30/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Pepperdine Waves vs Nevada Wolf Pack
Date: Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Location: Lawlor Events Center in Reno, NV
The Nevada Wolf Pack (3-4) will compete against the Pepperdine Waves (2-6) at Lawlor Events Center on Tuesday.
The Pepperdine Waves took the court against Grand Canyon and ended up losing by a score of 59-56 in their last game. Pepperdine ended with a 35.1% field goal percentage (20 out of 57) and converted 5 out of their 24 3-point shots. At the charity stripe, the Waves knocked down 11 of 14 attempts for a percentage of 78.6%. In the matter of rebounding, they collected 28 with 7 of them being of the offensive variety. They also recorded 13 assists in the game while forcing 17 turnovers and getting 6 steals. When discussing defense, Pepperdine allowed the other team to shoot 40.7% from the floor on 24 out of 59 shooting. Grand Canyon doled out 13 assists and had 6 steals for this contest. Furthermore, Grand Canyon pulled down 39 rebounds (9 offensive, 30 defensive), but wasn't able to record a rejection. Grand Canyon finished 58.3% when shooting free throws by knocking down 7 of 12 attempts. They buried 4 out of their 21 shots from three-point range. In reference to fouls, the Waves walked away with 16 and Grand Canyon finished the game with 19 fouls.
Houston Mallette is someone who was a contributor for this contest. He was able to score 11 points on 4 of 11 shooting. He saw the court for 32 mins and totaled 4 rebounds. He finished shooting 36.4% from the field and dished out 3 dimes.
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Pepperdine heads into this contest with a win-loss mark of 2-6 for the year. They are averaging 63.1 pts per contest (316th in college hoops) while going 41.0% from the field. The Waves are hitting 33.5% on three-point attempts (55 of 164) and 75.0% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Pepperdine is snagging 31.8 boards per game and has racked up 109 assists for the year, which is 48th in D-1 in terms of passing the ball. They cough up possession 15.8 times per game and as a unit they commit 18.5 personal fouls on a nightly basis.
On the defensive end, the Waves are forcing 14.3 turnovers per contest while drawing 16.5 personal fouls. They are relinquishing 32.5% on three-point shots and they are ranked 250th in college hoops in points per game allowed (72.4). The Waves defensively are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 46.2% (211 of 457) and they relinquish 36.3 boards per game as a squad. They are ranked 342nd in college basketball in giving up assists with 113 relinquished on the year.
For their last game, the Nevada Wolf Pack walked away with a victory by a final of 81-62 when they faced Washington. In reference to how they attacked the glass, Nevada allowed Washington to get 22 in total (6 offensive). They shot 36.0% from downtown by going 9 of 25 and ended up shooting 9 of 17 from the free throw line (52.9%). The Wolf Pack allowed Washington to convert 22 of their 59 attempts from the field which left them with a rate of 37.3% in this game. Overall, the Wolf Pack shot 24 for 53 from the floor which gave them a rate of 45.3%. In relation to shots from distance, Nevada converted 8 of 26 tries (30.8%). They were able to convert 25 of the free throw attempts for a clip of 75.8%. Washington committed 24 personal fouls for the contest which got the Wolf Pack to the free throw line for a total of 33 shots. They turned the ball over 16 times, while getting 4 steals in this contest. The Wolf Pack earned 32 defensive rebounds and 11 offensive rebounds totaling 43 in this game.
Desmond Cambridge ended up being a factor for the Wolf Pack in this game. He knocked down 7 of 12 for this game giving him a field goal percentage of 58.3%, and had 5 rebounds. He scored 21 points in his 37 mins of playing time and had 1 assist for the game.
Nevada has a win-loss record of 3-4 for the year. The Wolf Pack have committed 15.9 personal fouls every game and they shoot 79.3% from the charity stripe. They are dishing out assists 16.7 times per contest (34th in the nation) and they lose possession via turnover 12.6 times per contest. Nevada has accounted for 547 points this year (78.1 per game) and they collect 35.3 rebounds per contest. When it comes to offensive execution, the Wolf Pack are shooting 45.5% from the field, which is ranked 135th in college basketball.
The Wolf Pack are ranked 325th in college hoops in PPG given up with 79.0. They have forced 13.1 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 46.5% from the floor (314th in college hoops). The Nevada defense concedes 36.3% from downtown (70 of 193) and their opponents are knocking down 66.4% of their free throw attempts. They have surrendered 16.0 assists and 35.4 boards per game, ranking them 335th and 219th in college hoops.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Nevada
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