Planning on watching today’s Privateers and Dons game? Catch the action at War Memorial Gymnasium in San Francisco, CA, as the Dons hosts this showdown at 10:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under for this game is set at 146.5 points, and the Dons are the home favorites against the Privateers in a non-conference matchup.
NEW ORLEANS PRIVATEERS VS SAN FRANCISCO DONS BETTING PICK
The Pick: New Orleans Privateers +19.5
This game will be played at War Memorial Gymnasium at 10:00 ET on Monday, December 11th.
WHY BET THE NEW ORLEANS PRIVATEERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Dons.
- Even though we have San Francisco winning straight-up, we like New Orleans at +19.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 146.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.
Is A Road Victory Likely for Underdog New Orleans?
New Orleans currently has a 4-5 record after playing nine games. In their previous ten road games, which includes last year, New Orleans went 3-7. New Orleans has a winning record against the spread, sitting at 4-2. Over their last five games, they are 3-1 ATS.
So far, New Orleans’ games have averaged 155 points per game with the average over/under line being 150.4 points. Over the course of the last five games, the Privateers’ games have averaged 152 points per game, along with an over/under record of 2-2.
Coming off their recent game, the New Orleans offense tallied 64 points in a matchup against Minnesota. Their field goal percentage for the game was 36.1%, and they made 1 three. Currently leading the team in scoring is Jordan Johnson who comes into today’s matchup averaging 23.3. Khaleb Wilson-Rouse also heads into the game with a PPG average of 12.
Coming into today’s game, the New Orleans defense is giving up an average of 76.9 points per contest. So far, the New Orleans defense is giving up an average of 9.8 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.2 times per game (431st).
Can the San Francisco Offense Score Enough at Home?
The New Orleans Privateers have a 6-3 overall record as they prepare to face New Orleans. In their last ten home games, including those from last year, San Francisco has gone 8-2. San Francisco enters today’s game with a 6-2 record vs. the spread. The Dons have been solid on the road, going 2-1 ATS, while they have been even better at home, posting a 4-1 record vs. the spread.
San Francisco comes in with an over/under record of 1-7-0 through nine games, with their games averaging a combined 133.1 points per game so far. In their most recent three games, the Dons’ over/under record is 0-3, with their games averaging 133 points per game.
Coming off their recent game, the San Francisco offense tallied 76 points in a matchup against Minnesota. Their field goal percentage for the game was 52.4%, and they made 4 threes. Currently leading the team in scoring is Marcus Williams who comes into today’s matchup averaging 15.2. Jonathan Mogbo also heads into the game with a PPG average of 15.2.
So far this season, the San Francisco defense has been performing well, ranking 12th in the country at 60.3 points allowed per contest. Against Minnesota, the Dons’ defense gave up 58 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, Minnesota only made 6 free-throws.