Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs Wisconsin Badgers Prediction, 11/29/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs Wisconsin Badgers
Date: Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Location: Kohl Center in Madison, WI
TV: Hulu Live TV
Kohl Center is the site where the Wisconsin Badgers (5-1) will try to defeat the Wake Forest Demon Deacons (6-1) on Tuesday.
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons took the court against Hampton and walked away with a win by a score of 97-70 in their last game. Regarding fouls, the Demon Deacons ended up with 16 while Hampton had 11 fouls. They also made 13 out of their 30 attempts from long range. Hampton ended up going 73.9% at the charity stripe by making 17 of 23 tries. Moreover, Hampton pulled down 27 boards (7 offensive, 20 defensive), but couldn't earn a rejection. Hampton distributed 12 assists and had 8 steals in the matchup. With regard to defense, Wake Forest allowed their opponent to shoot 38.5% from the field on 20 of 52 shooting. They also recorded 19 assists in this game while forcing 17 turnovers and earning 10 steals. In relation to grabbing boards, they compiled 33 with 9 of them being of the offensive sort. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Demon Deacons made 6 of their 7 attempts for a percentage of 85.7%. Wake Forest walked away from the contest with a 54.3% FG percentage (38 out of 70) and converted 15 out of their 30 three-point attempts.
Cameron Hildreth is a guy who was a major contributor in this game. He finished the contest at 55.6% from the field and distributed 10 dimes. He was on the hardwood for 31 minutes and grabbed 11 boards. He ended up scoring 14 points on 5 of 9 shooting.
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Wake Forest heads into this matchup with a win-loss mark of 6-1 this season. They turn it over 13.1 times per game and as a team they are committing 16.6 personal fouls per contest. As a team, Wake Forest is pulling in 38.9 rebounds per game and has tallied 105 assists this season, which is 72nd in college hoops in terms of passing the ball. The Demon Deacons are shooting 36.9% on shots from beyond the arc (62 of 168) and 75.8% from the free throw line. They have an average of 81.7 pts per game (45th in college basketball) while going 47.8% from the field.
On the defensive end, the Demon Deacons are able to force 14.4 turnovers per contest and they draw 20.3 fouls. They are relinquishing 30.3% on three-point shots and they are 176th in D-1 in opponents PPG (68.4). The Demon Deacons defense is allowing an opponent shooting percentage of 39.0% (170 of 436) and they surrender 35.6 rebounds per contest as a group. They are currently ranked 83rd in college hoops in giving up assists with 68 conceded on the season.
The last time they took the court, the Wisconsin Badgers got the victory with a final of 64-59 when they played USC. The Badgers earned 24 defensive rebounds and 4 offensive boards for a total of 28 for the contest. They also gave up possession of the ball 7 times, while getting 6 steals in this game. USC committed 14 fouls in this matchup which took the Badgers to the charity stripe for a total of 8 tries. They were able to make 4 of them for a percentage of 50.0%. Pertaining to 3-point attempts, Wisconsin made 10 of 24 attempts (41.7%). When all was said and done, the Badgers ended up going 25 for 56 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 44.6%. The Badgers allowed USC to knock down 23 out of their 56 attempts from the field which left them with a shooting percentage of 41.1% in this game. They wrapped up this game 47.8% from downtown by shooting 11 of 23 and walked away from this one shooting 2 out of 6 from the free throw line (33.3%). In relation to rebounding, Wisconsin permitted USC to collect 33 overall (8 offensive).
Chucky Hepburn ended up having an impact for the Badgers for this game. He recorded 17 points in his 31 mins of playing time and added 4 assists for this contest. He knocked down 7 out of 13 in this contest for a rate of 53.8%, and had 2 rebounds.
Wisconsin has a win-loss mark of 5-1 for the season. In terms of offensive execution, the Badgers are shooting 37.5% from the floor, which is ranked 356th in the nation. Wisconsin has scored 376 pts this year (62.7 per game) and they average 36.7 boards per game. Their rate of earning assists is at 10.2 times per contest (338th in the country) and they lose possession via turnover 9.5 times per game. The Badgers have committed 16.0 personal fouls every game and they shoot 73.2% from the free throw line.
The Wisconsin defense allows 23.4% on shots from behind the 3-point line (29 of 124) and their opposition makes 59.6% of their shots from the free throw line. They allow 8.7 assists and 38.0 rebounds per game, which has them ranked 15th and 317th in D-1. The Badgers are ranked 10th in college hoops in points per game surrendered with 54.0. They are forcing their opponents into 13.2 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 37.0% from the floor (25th in the country).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Wake Forest
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