Nevada Wolf Pack host Yale Bulldogs in college basketball action
Yale Bulldogs vs Nevada Wolf Pack Odds
The Nevada Wolf Pack host Yale on Friday, looking to build on their 8-4 mark against the 4-7 Bulldogs in college hoops action at Lawlor Events Center.
Supporters of the Bulldogs have watched them go 4-7 and 1-3 ATS on the year, while the Wolf Pack are at 8-4 and 4-5-2 ATS. In totals betting, the Wolf Pack are 3-3, while the Bulldogs have a 0-0 mark.
The Wolf Pack were listed as 12-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Wolf Pack rated this week at No. 251 and the Bulldogs sitting at No. 228. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 71-67 result in favor of the Wolf Pack.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Nevada's No. 138-rated squad against Yale's No. 161-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Nevada rates No. 196 in the country with 5.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 241 nationally with 5.5 per match.
Defensively, Yale features the nation's No. 101-rated defense on the road, allowing 66 points per game. Nevada, meanwhile, comes in at No. 145 nationally in scoring at home.
Yale was a 112-63 winner in its last match at home against Alberus Magnus. The battle between the Bulldogs and Falcons didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Alberus Magnus was handed a 112-63 defeat on Tuesday at John J. Lee Amphitheater.
Nevada won its last outing, an 84-74 result against Cal State San Marcos on December 21. The Wolf Pack got 18 points from Jerry Evans Jr. as Nevada ran past Cal State San Marcos 84-74 on Friday at Lawlor Events Center.
Yale Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing St. Mary's are 0-1
After playing Albertus Magnus are 1-0
After a win are 4-6
Nevada Wolf Pack Trends:
When playing on Friday are 9-1
After a win are 6-4
A few Bulldogs at Wolf Pack trends to consider:
Yale is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games on the road
Nevada is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
Nevada is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Yale at St. Mary's, Sunday, December 30
Nevada at Oregon, Monday, December 31