The Davidson Wildcats (1-0) will be at home in Belk Arena when they challenge the UNCW Seahawks (1-0). Davidson opened as a 10.5-point favorite, while the games Over/Under (O/U) has been set at 152 points. Action gets underway at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 14, 2017.
UNCW Seahawks at Davidson Wildcats Odds Preview
In the Seahawks last contest, they dismantled the North Carolina Wesleyan Battling Bishops, 105-81. With 21 points and 16 rebounds, UNCWs Devontae Cacok played well. UNCW dominated every stat category in the game. They had a turnover percentage of 9.9 and an offensive rebounding percentage of 39.1. North Carolina Wesleyan had marks of 16.5 and 28.3, respectively, for those same stats.
The Wildcats come in on a high note after dismantling the Charleston Southern Buccaneers in their last outing, 110-62. Davidson was lifted by Jon Axel Gudmundsson, who was the games high scorer with 24 points on 7-for-10 shooting. Davidson dominated every facet of the game. They had a turnover percentage of 1.3 and a free throw rate of 0.200. Charleston Southern was 17.4 and 0.097, respectively, for those same stats.
UNCW could put on a ball-control clinic in this contest. Dating back to the 2016-17 season, UNCW ranks sixth in the nation at avoiding errors (turnover percentage of 14.5 percent), while Davidson has forced the 77th-fewest turnovers (17.3 percent).
Since last season, the Seahawks are 30-5 straight up (SU) and 15-15-1 against the spread (ATS). A little over half of UNCW games have finished over the projected point total since last season.
The Wildcats, on the other hand, have records of 18-15 SU and 15-15 ATS since last season. Davidsons games have had a slight tendency to finish under the O/U total over that same time frame (53.3 percent).
UNCW Seahawks vs. Davidson Wildcats Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – UNCW, ATS Winner – UNCW, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Seahawks rank 10th in three pointers allowed per game (16.5) while the Wildcats rank 94th (19.9).
- UNCW ranks 24th in steals allowed per game (4.9) while Davidson ranks 193rd (6.5).
- The Seahawks average 16.3 assists per game, which ranks 25th in the NCAA. The Wildcats rank 135th in assists allowed per game (13.0).
- UNCW ranks 122nd in rebounds per game (36.4) while Davidson ranks 222nd in rebounds allowed per game (36.4).