The Milwaukee Panthers (3-1) will be at home in UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena when they meet the North Dakota Fighting Hawks (1-2). Tip-off is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 19, 2019.
North Dakota Fighting Hawks vs. Milwaukee Panthers Betting Preview
The last time the Fighting Hawks played, they fell to the Valparaiso Crusaders, 74-60. North Dakota’s Filip Rebraca had a solid game, recording 11 points and five rebounds. Valparaiso had a much better turnover percentage (13.0 vs. 25.9). North Dakota, on the other hand, had a better free throw rate (0.135 vs. 0.088).
The Panthers hope to keep it rolling after beating the Kansas City Roos in their last game, 61-52. Milwaukee rallied around Te’Jon Lucas, who was the game’s high scorer with 15 points on 4-for-9 shooting. Milwaukee dominated nearly every stat category in the game. They had a superb free throw rate of 0.250 (above their season average of 0.219) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 31.0 (below their season average of 34.8). For those same stats, Kansas City was 0.096 and 19.4, respectively.
Second-chance opportunities could be rare for Milwaukee in this showdown. Since the 2018-19 season, the Panthers rank 224th in offensive rebounding percentage (27.4 percent), while North Dakota ranks 57th in defensive rebounding percentage (74.7 percent).
The Fighting Hawks won both games against the Panthers last season. In the last game, North Dakota won 83-72. The Fighting Hawks played a nearly perfect game. They had an extraordinary free throw rate of 0.460 and an absurd effective field goal percentage of 0.600. For those same stats, the Panthers were 0.239 and 0.418, respectively.
North Dakota Fighting Hawks at Milwaukee Panthers Odds Prediction
Free College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Milwaukee, ATS Winner – Milwaukee, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
The Panthers rank 124th in rebounds per game (36.4) while the Fighting Hawks rank 244th (34.1).
North Dakota ranks 167th in assists per game (13.3) while Milwaukee ranks 241st (12.0).
North Dakota ranks 61st in three pointers allowed per game (20.2) while Milwaukee ranks 302nd (25.9).
The Fighting Hawks rank 12th in blocks allowed per game (2.4) while the Panthers rank 147th (3.3).
Milwaukee ranks 102nd in steals allowed per game (5.9) while North Dakota ranks 226th (7.0).