Looking to win big? The Bulldogs and Golden Grizzlies face off at 11:00 ET on FloH. The Golden Grizzlies are hosting the game at John Gray Gymnasium in George Town, Cayman Islands. The Bulldogs come into this non-conference matchup as the betting favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 141.5 points.
DRAKE BULLDOGS VS OAKLAND GOLDEN GRIZZLIES BETTING PICK
The Pick: Oakland Golden Grizzlies +8.5
This game will be played at John Gray Gymnasium at 11:00 ET on Sunday, November 19th.
WHY BET THE OAKLAND GOLDEN GRIZZLIES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-67 in favor of the Golden Grizzlies.
- Not only will Oakland pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +8.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 141.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 142 points.
Do the Bulldogs Have a Shot at a Win at George Town?
Drake will be taking the court for the second time this year, and they currently hold a 1-0 record. In their past three road games, which includes last year, Drake has a 1-2 record. Drake enters today’s game with a 0-1 record vs. the spread. However, when considering their performance in the previous season, they are 6-3 ATS in their last ten games.
After just one game, Drake’s over/under record stands at 1-0-0 following an over/under record of 15-18-0 last season. The Bulldogs’ last five games have finished with a combined 74 points per game and an over/under record of 1-3.
Coming off a good offensive performance, Drake’s offense scored 85 points against Lipscomb. Their field goal percentage for the game was 51.6%, and they went 12/16 from the free-throw line. The Drake offense has been looking to get up shots from outside so far this season, averaging 25 three-point attempts per contest. Overall, they have connected on 40% of their looks from outside this season.
At this time, the Bulldogs’ defense is positioned 81st in the country, permitting 68.5 points per game. Drake’s three-point defense is currently 17th in the country at 4.0 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 36.2% of their shots vs. Drake.
Can Oakland Lock in a Home Win?
Oakland comes into this game with a 1-2 record after defeating Bowling Green 81-62 in their last game. They have yet to win a road game, going 0-2, but are 1-0 at home. Entering today’s game, Oakland has a 1-2 record against the spread. Over their last ten games, which includes the previous season, Oakland is 4-6 ATS.
Oakland comes in with an over/under record of 1-2-0 through three games, with their games averaging a combined 137.3 points per game so far. When analyzing the Golden Grizzlies’ last five games, they have produced a combined average of 76 points per game and an over/under record of 3-2.
Oakland’s offense had a good outing, putting up 81 points against Bowling Green. They achieved a 49.1% field goal percentage and went 18/27 from the free-throw line. Trey Townsend led the scoring for the Golden Grizzlies, contributing 20 points. Additionally, Jack Gohlke chipped in with 14 points.
Currently, the Golden Grizzlies’ defense holds the 79th rank in the nation, allowing 68.3 points per game. The Oakland defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 62 points and allowed Bowling Green to connect on 7 threes.