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Charlotte vs Davidson Pick & Preview: Tuesday, November 29th Betting Odds
49ers vs Wildcats Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Charlotte 49ers at Davidson Wildcats
- Where: Davidson at John M. Belk Arena
- Date: Tuesday, November 29th
- Betting Odds: Charlotte +4, CHARLT +155 | DAVID -190 O/U 127.5
Charlotte heads into this matchup having played 7 games and have an overall record sitting at 5-2. So far, the 49ers have played 2 games on the road, with a record of 1-1. For the season, Charlotte has been the underdog in 1 game, sitting with a mark of 1-0. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the 49ers being +4 point underdogs.
One thing working against Charlotte in this game is the fact that they will be without their leading scorer, Brice Williams. In his 7, he is averaging 11.43 per game. This will be a significant blow to the team as he currently leads the 49ers’ in made 3-point shots. Overall, he has knocked down 42.1% of his looks from outside. Aly Khalifa will be looking to take on an even bigger scoring role, as he is the 49ers’ 2nd leading scorer at 8.86 points per contest. In addition to his scoring, Khalifa is adding 7.0 rebounds per game and 4.29 assists.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Charlotte this season, as they are currently ranked 237th in college basketball at 70.0 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that that have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the 49ers’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 34.5%, placing them 211st in the NCAA.
Through 7 games, the Davidson Wildcats have an overall record of 6-1. Currently, the Wildcats have been the home team 5 times, sitting with a record of 5-0. The Wildcats’ are sitting with a betting line that is -4 points in their favor. For the season, Davidson has been favored to win in 5 games, sitting with a mark of 5-0.
Before getting a wager down on this game, keep a close eye on the injury report before tip-off, as the Wildcats’ top scorer Foster Loyer is listed as questionable. In his 7 games, he is averaging 22.71 points per game while providing the team with an outside shooting threat. If he is unable to play, the team will be losing their top outside shooter. Without Foster Loyer out of the lineup, Sam Mennenga is going to need to take on a bigger role. Currently, he is 2nd on the team at 15.57 points per contest to go along with 7.0 rebounds and 1.71 assists.
Through 7 games, Davidson has been playing well on offense, averaging 75.6 points per game. Even though the team has been methodical with their pace, the Wildcats’ shooters have been hot from outside, hitting 38.6% of their shots per game. This strong shooting percentage has equated to an average of 8.82 made 3’s per contest.
Free Spread Prediction: Charlotte 49ers +4
In today’s matchup, our analysis has identified the best bet as an opportunity to bet on a road underdog. Coming into the game, the Davidson Wildcats are the betting favorite with a point spread set at -4. However, we anticipate Charlotte putting up a strong fight and see them covering the spread. It is likely, the the public is going to side heavily with the Wildcats as the favorite. But, we see this line being set too high and like the value of taking the 49ers to cover.