William & Mary Tribe vs Wake Forest Demon Deacons Prediction, 11/11/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: William & Mary Tribe vs Wake Forest Demon Deacons
Date: Thursday, November 11, 2021
Location: Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Winston-Salem, NC
TV: ACC Network Extra
Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum is the site where the Wake Forest Demon Deacons (6-16 last season) will take on the William & Mary Tribe (7-10 last year) on Thursday.
The William & Mary Tribe faced the Northeastern Huskies and took a loss by a score of 63-47 in their last game. When talking about fouls, the Tribe ended up finishing with 15 while the Huskies racked up 12 fouls. They also converted 8 of their 22 tries from 3-point range. Northeastern shot 81.8% from the charity stripe by making 9 of their 11 tries. Additionally, Northeastern grabbed 39 boards (11 offensive, 28 defensive), but wasn't able to record a rejection. Northeastern dished out 11 assists and had 5 steals for the contest. In the matter of defense, William & Mary allowed 41.1% from the floor on 23 out of 56 shooting. They also doled out 8 assists for the game as well as forcing the opposition into 13 turnovers and having 6 steals. In terms of pulling down rebounds, they compiled a total of 26 with 7 of them being of the offensive variety. At the charity stripe, the Tribe made 8 of 13 tries for a percentage of 61.5%. William & Mary walked away from the contest with a 31.5% FG percentage (17 of 54) and converted 5 out of their 21 three-point attempts.
Luke Loewe is one guy who came through for this game. He ended up finishing with 18 points on 7 of 16 shooting. He was on the court for 39 minutes and pulled down 7 rebounds. He finished 43.8% from the field and also recorded 6 assists.
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William & Mary will take the court after finishing with a record of 7-10 last year. They had an average of 64.8 points per contest (315th in the nation) while going 40.9% from the field. The Tribe shot 28.7% on shots beyond the perimeter (98 of 342) and 74.9% from the charity stripe. As a team, William & Mary grabbed 33.8 rebounds per game and accounted for 183 assists last year, which had them ranked 333rd in the nation in terms of passing the ball. They turned it over 13.6 times per game and as a team committed 15.6 fouls every game.
On defense, the Tribe were able to force 11.5 turnovers per game while drawing 17.2 personal fouls. They were 66th in college hoops in giving up assists to the opposition with 245 surrendered over the course of last season. The Tribe gave up a field goal percentage of 45.3% (465 of 1,026) and they conceded 36.1 boards per contest as a group. They surrendered 32.6% on three-point shots while they were 227th in college hoops in points per game allowed (72.0).
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Wake Forest Demon Deacons went home defeated by a final of 80-77 when they faced the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. When discussing rebounding, Wake Forest permitted Notre Dame to pull down 30 in total (5 offensive). They finished 46.2% from distance by going 12 out of 26 and finished the game at 8 out of 9 at the free throw line (88.9%). The Demon Deacons permitted the Fighting Irish to make 30 of their 58 tries from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 51.7% in the matchup. Overall, the Demon Deacons shot 27 for 68 from the field which had them shooting 39.7%. With regard to shots from beyond the perimeter, Wake Forest made 12 out of their 27 attempts (44.4%). They were able to convert 11 of those for a clip of 78.6%. The Fighting Irish committed 12 personal fouls in the game which took the Demon Deacons to the charity stripe for a total of 14 tries. They turned it over 6 times, while getting 3 steals in the game. The Demon Deacons were able to snag 22 defensive rebounds and 11 offensive rebounds totaling 33 for the game.
Isaiah Mucius was important for the Demon Deacons for this game. He tallied 20 points in his 29 mins of playing time and tallied 3 assists in this game. He converted 6 of 19 in the matchup giving him a field goal percentage of 31.6%, and accumulated 12 rebounds.
Wake Forest had a mark of 6-16 last year. As an offense, the Demon Deacons connected on 41.0% from the field, which ranked them 315th in college basketball. Wake Forest earned 1,458 points last season (66.3 per game) and they grabbed 32.6 boards per game. They earned an assist 11.5 times per game (290th in the nation) and they gave up possession 13.6 times per game. The Demon Deacons were responsible for committing 16.6 fouls per contest and they shot 72.7% from the free throw line.
The Wake Forest defense surrendered 37.8% on 3-pointers (167 of 442) and their opponents connected on 70.2% of their free throw attempts. They surrendered 13.9 dimes and 34.0 boards per game, which was ranked 252nd and 136th in the nation. The Demon Deacons on the defensive side of the court were 225th in college basketball in PPG surrendered with 72.0. They forced 12.2 turnovers on a nightly basis and allowed teams to shoot 46.9% from the field (311th in college basketball).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Wake Forest
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