Nevada Wolf Pack vs. Santa Clara Broncos - 12/18/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Santa Clara Broncos (3-7) at Nevada Wolf Pack (7-3)
College Basketball: Friday, December 18, 2015 at 10:00 pm (Lawlor Events Center)
The Line: Nevada Wolf Pack -9 -- Over/Under: 130 See the Latest Odds
The Nevada Wolf Pack and the Santa Clara Broncos face off on Friday in college basketball action.
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 7-3 this season and they have won three of their last four games. Nevada is averaging 74.9 points and they are shooting 40.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 70.1 points and heir opponents are shooting 38.1 percent. Marqueze Coleman leads the Wolf Pack averaging 17.6 points per game. D.J. Fenner is averaging 13.5 points and 5.3 rebounds, Tyro Criswell is averaging 12.2 points and 6.2 rebounds, and Cameron Oliver is averaging 10.3 points and 6.6 rebounds. Nevada has been strong a home and weak on the road.
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The Santa Clara Broncos are 4-7 this season but they have won their last four games. Santa Clara is averaging 62.4 points and they are shooting 39.8 percent while defensively they are allowing 66.8 points and their opponents are shooting 39.8 percent. Jared Brownridge leads the Broncos averaging 18 points per game. Nate Kratch is averaging 12.5 points and 9.5 rebounds, K.J. Feagn is averaging 9.0 points, and Mat Hubbard is averaging 5.8 points. Santa Clara’s schedule has gotte easier and the bulk of their recent games have been at home.
Nevada is 12-5 against the spread against the WCC, 1-4 against the spread in their last five non-conference games, and 1-5 against the spread in their last six home games. Santa Clara is 2-8-1 against the spread in their last 11 non-conference games, 1-4 against the spread against the MWC, and 2-6-1 against the spread in their last nine games.
This is a bad Santa Clara team and their last four wins have all been at home against soft competition and I look for Nevada to win easy at home.