Expect a shootout when the William & Mary Tribe (4-2) and the Savannah State Tigers (3-6) go head-to-head at Tiger Arena. Tip-off is set for 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 2, 2017.
William & Mary Tribe at Savannah State Tigers Odds Preview
In the Tribe’s last outing, they were victorious over the Marshall Thundering Herd, 114-104. Nathan Knight led William & Mary in scoring with 31 points on 13-for-22 shooting. The Tribe held the Thundering Herd to an offensive rebounding percentage of 20.6 (below the 30.8 mark opponents have averaged against William & Mary this season) and had an effective field goal percentage of 0.729 (above their season average of 0.563).
The Tigers hope to keep it rolling after dismantling the Carver College Cougars in their last game, 98-60. Savannah State rallied around Alante Fenner, who led the team in scoring with 17 points on 6-for-8 shooting. Savannah State played a perfect game. They had a ridiculous offensive rebounding percentage of 40.4 (above their season average of 25.3) and a turnover percentage of 14.6 (better than their season average of 15.3). Carver College was 17.1 and 27.2, respectively, for those same stats.
The high-octane offense of William & Mary will clash against the bottom-tier defense of Savannah State. Dating back to the 2016-17 season, the Tribe rank 25th in offensive efficiency, while the Tigers are 320th in defensive efficiency. The Tribe should have the advantage on that end of the court.
The Tribe won the sole contest against the Tigers last season, 112-85. The Tribe dominated every facet of the game. They had a superb free throw rate of 0.300 and an absurd effective field goal percentage of 0.650. For those same stats, the Tigers were 0.173 and 0.480, respectively.
William & Mary Tribe at Savannah State Tigers ATS Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Savannah State, ATS Winner – Savannah State, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Tigers rank 13th in steals per game (8.4) while the Tribe rank 213th (5.6).
- William & Mary ranks 154th in rebounds allowed per game (34.8) while Savannah State ranks 329th (48.9).
- William & Mary averages 17.4 assists per game, which ranks sixth in the NCAA. Savannah State ranks 319th in assists allowed per game (20.6).
- The Tigers rank first in three pointers attempted per game (40.7) while the Tribe rank 294th in three pointers allowed per game (24.4).
- William & Mary averages 5.0 blocks per game, which ranks 23rd in the NCAA. Savannah State ranks 251st in blocks allowed per game (4.4).