Nevada vs. Drake - 12/12/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Drake Bulldogs (4-5) at Nevada Wolf Pack (6-3)
College Basketball: Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Lawlor Events Center)
The Line: Nevada Wolf Pack -8.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Nevada Wolf Pack and the Drake Bulldogs face off on Saturday in college basketball action.
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 6-3 this season and they have won two of their last three games. Nevada is averaging 83 points and they are shooting 44.4 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 68.6 points and their opponents are shooting 35.9 percent. Marqueze Coleman leads the Wolf Pack averaging 17.4 points per game. D.J. Fenner is averaging 13.6 points and 5.6 rebounds, Tyron Criswell is averaging 12.2 points and 5.6 rebounds, and A.J. West is averaging 9.8 points 8.2 rebounds. Nevada has won all of their home games this season.
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The Drake Bulldogs are 4-5 this season and they have lost their last two games. Drake is averaging 74.3 points and they are shooting 48 percent while defensively they are allowing 69.7 points and their opponents are shooting 44 percent. Reed Timmer leads the Bulldogs averaging 19.2 points per game. Kale Abrahamson is averaging 16.1 points, Graham Woodward is averaging 13.8 points, and Dominik Olejmiczak is averaging 4.9 points. Drake looks like this season could be a struggle.
Nevada is 7-3 against the spread against the MVC, 1-4 against the spread in their last five home games, and 3-7 against the spread against a team with a losing record. Drake is 4-1-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, 6-2-1 against the spread following a loss, and 6-2 against the spread against the Mountain West Conference.
This is a pretty big number but Nevada can score in bunches and have a slightly better defense as well so I look for the Wolf Pack to cover.