Delaware State Hornets vs Villanova Wildcats Prediction, 11/14/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Delaware State Hornets vs Villanova Wildcats
Date: Monday, November 14, 2022
Location: Finneran Pavilion in Villanova, PA
The Delaware State Hornets (1-1) are on their way to Finneran Pavilion on Monday where they will play the Villanova Wildcats (1-0).
The Delaware State Hornets stepped onto the hardwood against Immaculata and went home with a win by a final score of 104-67 in their last contest. Delaware State walked away from the game with a 55.4% field goal percentage (41 of 74) and converted 10 of their 21 shots from distance. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Hornets knocked down 12 of 17 tries for a rate of 70.6%. In the matter of getting rebounds, they earned a total of 30 with 10 of them being of the offensive sort. They also recorded 29 dimes in the matchup in addition to forcing the opposition into 26 turnovers and earning 14 steals. When discussing defense, Delaware State allowed their opponent to shoot 48.8% from the floor on 21 of 43 shooting. Immaculata doled out 10 assists and had 3 steals in this contest. In addition, Immaculata grabbed 27 rebounds (3 offensive, 24 defensive), but wrapped up the game with no rejections. Immaculata finished 69.2% when shooting free throws by burying 18 of 26 attempts. They made 7 out of their 16 attempts from distance. In reference to fouls, the Hornets walked away with 24 while Immaculata recorded 20 fouls.
Brandon Stone is a player who came through for the game. He left the arena with 25 points on 11 out of 15 shooting. He played for 27 mins and also grabbed 9 rebounds. He finished the game shooting 73.3% from the floor and also earned 2 dimes.
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Delaware State will enter this game with a record of 1-1 so far this year. They turn it over 12.0 times per contest and as a team they are committing 21.0 fouls per contest. As a team, Delaware State is pulling in 29.5 boards per contest and has accounted for 38 dimes so far this year, which is 18th in D-1 in terms of passing. The Hornets are connecting on 37.8% on three-point shots (14 of 37) and 70.8% from the free throw line. They are averaging 80.5 points per game (130th in the country) while hitting 47.8% from the field.
On defense, the Hornets are forcing their opponents into 20.0 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 15.0 fouls. They currently rank 320th in college hoops in giving up assists with 28 surrendered for the campaign. The Hornets defensively are giving up a field goal percentage of 52.4% (54 of 103) and they relinquish 35.0 boards per game as a basketball team. They are giving up 47.7% on 3-pointers and they rank 312th in Division 1 in points per game from their opponents (81.0).
When they last played, the Villanova Wildcats got the victory with a final of 81-68 when they faced La Salle. The Wildcats recorded 25 defensive boards and 5 offensive boards totaling 30 for the matchup. They turned the ball over 9 times, while getting 4 steals for the matchup. La Salle earned 15 fouls in this matchup which got the Wildcats to the free throw line for a total of 11 tries. They were able to make 10 of them for a percentage of 90.9%. Regarding three-point attempts, Villanova converted 13 of their 20 attempts (65.0%). At the conclusion of this game, the Wildcats shot 29 out of 52 from the floor which had them shooting 55.8%. The Wildcats allowed La Salle to make 22 out of 55 tries from the field which gave them a percentage of 40.0% in this matchup. They finished 40.0% from beyond the arc by shooting 10 out of 25 and walked away from this one shooting 14 of 20 at the free throw line (70.0%). In regard to how they cleaned up the glass, Villanova allowed La Salle to pull down 27 overall (9 on the offensive glass).
Caleb Daniels ended up being a major contributor for the Wildcats in this game. He converted 8 out of 11 for the contest for a field goal percentage of 72.7%, and earned 10 rebounds. He had 24 points in his 36 mins of playing time and had 4 dimes in this game.
Villanova has a win-loss record of 1-0 so far this season. The Wildcats commit 18.0 fouls per contest and they hit 90.9% from the free throw line. They are earning an assist 13.0 times per contest (220th in the country) and they are losing possession via turnover 9.0 times per contest. Villanova has 81 points this season and they grab 30.0 boards per game. On the offensive side of the court, the Wildcats are shooting 55.8% from the field, which is 31st in Division 1.
The Wildcats are ranked 199th in D-1 in points per game surrendered with 68.0. They are forcing their opponents into 9.0 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 40.0% from the floor (170th in the country). The Villanova defense surrenders 40.0% on shots from beyond the perimeter (10 of 25) and their opponents are converting on 70.0% of their shots from the free throw line. They have given up 11.0 dimes and 29.0 boards every game, which is ranked 177th and 70th in those categories on the defensive end.
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Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Villanova
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