The Davidson Wildcats (1-2) will be at home in Belk Arena when they take on the Nevada Wolf Pack (2-2). Action begins at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 19, 2019.
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In the Wolf Pack’s last game, they were beaten by the USC Trojans, 76-66. With 26 points on 8-for-18 shooting, Jazz Johnson was the game’s leading scorer. USC had a turnover percentage of 9.8 (better than their season average of 17.7). Nevada, meanwhile, did a great job of converting from the charity stripe (15-17; 88.2 percent).
The Wildcats will look to maintain momentum after blowing out the UNCW Seahawks in their last contest, 87-49. Davidson was led by Kellan Grady, who had 14 points and nine rebounds. Davidson dominated every facet of the game. They had a free throw rate of 0.133 and an offensive rebounding percentage of 32.1. For those same stats, UNCW put up marks of 0.059 and 14.3, respectively.
It could be a tough matchup for Davidson on the offensive glass. Since the 2018-19 season, the Wildcats rank 322nd in offensive rebounding percentage (23.9 percent), while Nevada ranks 40th in defensive rebounding percentage (75.2 percent). The Wolf Pack should be expected to protect the ball well. They rank 7th at avoiding errors (turnover percentage of 14.8 percent), while the Wildcats have forced the 71st-fewest turnovers in the NCAA (opponents’ turnover percentage of 17.3 percent).
Nevada at Davidson Betting Prediction
College Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Davidson, ATS Winner – Davidson, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
The Wolf Pack average 14.7 assists per game, which ranks 60th in the nation. The Wildcats rank 106th in assists allowed per game (12.4).
Nevada ranks 73rd in rebounds per game (37.5) while Davidson ranks 88th in rebounds allowed per game (33.5).
Nevada averages 25.6 three pointers per game, which ranks 54th in the NCAA. Davidson ranks 255th in three pointers allowed per game (24.2).
The Wolf Pack rank 81st in blocks per game (4.0) while the Wildcats rank 243rd (2.2).
Nevada ranks 164th in steals per game (6.1) while Davidson ranks 241st (5.3).