Utah Valley Wolverines vs Denver Pioneers 11/09/2019 Picks, Preview and Odds
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Utah Valley Wolverines vs Denver Pioneers 11/09/2019 – The Denver Pioneers welcome the home-court advantage as they host the Utah Valley Wolverines at the Magness Arena this Saturday, November 9 at 3 pm ET. It will be a good battle with Isaiah White of the Wolverines going up against Ade Murkey of the Pioneers. Thus, carrying the homecourt does not convince How To Bet On Basketball Games that Utah Valley will be victorious on the road in Denver.
Utah Valley Wolverines vs Denver Pioneers 11/09/2019
Utah Valley Wolverines
The Wolverines started off well in their first game of the by defeating Westminister College Griffin on a score of 72-55. They outrebounded their opponents, 45-33, and looks to bring that to their next game against the Denver Pioneers. Isaiah White was more than impressive finishing with 25 points, 13 rebounds, 3 threes, and three assists. He was supported by Brandon Averette who had 16 points, five rebounds, and four assists. The two-man attack looks to be the combo that will dictate Utah Valley Wolverines all season. As they visit the Pioneers in which they are expected to dominate, the combo of Averette and White should dictate the pace of the game.
Players to Watch Isaiah White (17.1 PPG, 8.2 RPG, 1.7 APG), TJ Washington (15.2 PPG, 4.1 RPG, 7.5 APG), Brandon Averette (12.6 PPG, 3.8 RPG, 5.3 APG), Bradley Kitchen (12.5 PPG, 3.0 RPG, 1.2 APG).
The Pioneers hope to avenge their opening day loss against the Colorado St. Rams. They shot the ball below 42% in that game which is an area that they should improve on as they face the Utah Valley Wolverines. Ade Murkey was on point during that game against the Rams with 18 points on 8-for-14 shooting. Three other pioneers scored double figures but the horrible shooting cost them that game. Playing at home against the Wolverines might help other players in this team to get their in-game rhythm but Utah Valley will be a tough customer to handle. David Nzekwesi and Jase Townsend are expected bigger roles for Denver and for them to have a chance against the Wolverines, these players need to play significantly
Players to Watch Ade Murkey (14.6 PPG, 5.5 RPG, 3.0 APG), David Nzekwesi (12.8 PPG, 4.5 RPG, 0.3 APG), Roscoe Eastmond (12.5 PPG, 3.1 RPG, 2.0 APG), Jase Townsend (9.6 PPG, 3.2 RPG, 2.0 APG).
Utah Valley Wolverines vs Denver Pioneers Betting Predictions
Utah Valley Wolverines
Utah Valley is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Denver is 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games.
Utah Valley Wolverines vs Denver Pioneers Betting Picks
NCAAB Point Spread Picks have the Wolverines on the advantage of this game against Denver. Both teams will heavily rely on their top two players to dictate the pace of the game but it will be the role players that would help win this ball game. Nonetheless, a matchup between Isaiah White and Ade Murkey would be an entertaining sight to see.
Moneyline: The Wolverines are the underdogs in this ball game and Utah Valley is a safer bet with a -182 Moneyline.
ATS: With a good chance to steal the game, Denver owns the +3.5 against Utah Valley with -3.5.
TOTALS: Utah Valley is expected to go over the total while Denver is going under. Both teams are at 145.
Score Prediction: 75-71, Utah Valley.