Drake Bulldogs vs Nevada Wolf Pack Odds
The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Nevada and Drake on Friday, with the host Wolf Pack trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Wolf Pack currently sports a 4-2 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 1-4-1 ATS. The Bulldogs are 2-3 and 3-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Wolf Pack produce a 1-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Bulldogs have gone 2-1 against the number.
The Wolf Pack were listed as 4-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at GTbets, where the total was expected shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 303-rated Wolf Pack and the No. 95-ranked Bulldogs, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 82-77 result in favor of the Bulldogs.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bulldogs rank No. 278 in NCAA Division 1 with 32.4 per game. That compares with Nevada’s No. 260 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Nevada is college basketball's No. 176-ranked team at 6 per game, while the Bulldogs rate No. 7 with 10.2 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Drake owns the country's No. 288-rated mark, allowing 79 points per game on the highway. Nevada, on the other hand, rates No. 97 in scoring at home.
Drake was a 74-70 loser in their most recent outing at home against Xavier. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as underdogs. The Bulldogs got 21 points from Joey King, but it was Xavier that prevailed in a 74-70 final on Sunday at Anaheim Convention Center.
Nevada won its last outing, an 84-83 result against UC Davis on November 28. They failed to cover in that game as a 11.5-point favorite. Deonte Burton went off for 26 points and added 5 rebounds, leading Nevada over UC Davis, 84-83, on Wednesday at Lawlor Events Center.
Drake Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing St. Mary's are 1-0
After a loss are 6-4
Nevada Wolf Pack Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-2
Before playing Pacific are 4-6
After playing UC Davis are 2-1
After a win are 6-4
A few Bulldogs at Wolf Pack trends to consider:
Drake is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Nevada is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Nevada is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Nevada is 2-5-1 ATS in its last 8 games at home
Nevada is 1-5-1 ATS in its last 7 games
Drake home to St. Mary's, Wednesday, December 5
Nevada at Pacific, Tuesday, December 4