Florida A&M Rattlers vs Austin Peay Governors Prediction, 12/15/2020 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Florida A&M Rattlers vs Austin Peay Governors
Date: Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Location: Winfield Dunn Center in Clarksville, TN
Odds/Point Spread: Florida A&M (+12)
Winfield Dunn Center is the site where and the Austin Peay Governors (3-2) will play the Florida A&M Rattlers (0-4) on Tuesday. The spread on this game has Austin Peay as 12-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 142.
Florida A&M will play this contest with a record of 0-4 so far this year. They cough up possession 17.0 times per game and as a squad are committing 15.3 personal fouls per game. As a unit, Florida A&M is pulling in 31.3 boards per contest and is sitting with 43 assists for the campaign, which is 259th in college basketball in terms of passing the rock. The Rattlers are shooting 27.0% on shots from beyond the arc (17 of 63) and 64.3% from the free throw line. They average 62.8 points per contest (288th in the country) while connecting on 42.7% from the floor. Defensively, the Rattlers are forcing 15.3 turnovers per contest while drawing 15.8 personal fouls. The Rattlers are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 52.7% (127 of 241) and they concede 35.0 rebounds per game as a group. They are ranked 224th in college basketball in giving up assists with 72 relinquished on the campaign. They are relinquishing 28.6% from beyond the arc and they are ranked 286th in Division 1 in PPG allowed (80.5).
The Florida A&M Rattlers stepped onto the hardwood against the Oklahoma Sooners and took a loss by a score of 85-54 in their last game. Florida A&M ended the contest with a 31.7% FG percentage (20 out of 63) and knocked down 6 of their 16 3-pointers. From the free throw line, the Rattlers buried 8 of 12 shots for a percentage of 66.7%. In the matter of hauling in rebounds, they compiled a total of 34 with 11 of them being on the offensive end. They also recorded 8 assists in this matchup while having 4 steals and 2 blocked shots. In relation to defending, Florida A&M allowed the other team to go 31.7% from the floor on 20 out of 63. Oklahoma distributed 16 assists and 8 steals for the matchup. In addition, the Sooners collected 39 rebounds (9 offensive, 30 defensive) and had 2 blocks. Oklahoma finished the contest at 80.0% at the free throw line by making 16 of 20 tries. They buried 9 out of their 25 shots from distance.
Bryce Moragne is one guy who saw a lot of minutes in the matchup. He ended up finishing with 7 points on 2 out of 6 shooting. He was on the court for 32 minutes and snagged 11 rebounds. Moragne finished shooting 33.3% from the floor and totaled 2 dimes. One more player that saw a lot of time on the hardwood in the game for the Rattlers was MJ Randolph. He pulled down 2 rebounds and also totaled 3 assists. He ended up shooting 42.9% from the floor for the matchup via 6-of-14 (15 points). When the final whistle blew, Randolph played 34 min.
Austin Peay has a win-loss record of 3-2 on the campaign. Austin Peay has accounted for 370 pts on the season (74.0 per contest) and they pull down 36.8 boards per contest. The Governors are committing 18.8 personal fouls per contest and they shoot 70.0% from the free throw line. As an offense, the Governors are shooting 45.3% from the field, which ranks 166th in Division 1. They are earning an assist 12.6 times per contest (217th in D-1) and they turn the ball over 17.0 times per game. The Governors are ranked 130th in college basketball in PPG given up with 67.4. The Austin Peay defense allows 31.7% on shots from 3-point land (26 of 82) and opponents are connecting on 57.6% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have conceded 8.8 assists and 32.0 rebounds every game, which ranks them 21st and 69th in those categories. They have forced 18.2 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 45.5% from the floor (248th in D-1).
The last time they took the court, the Austin Peay Governors took a loss by a final score of 87-57 when they played the Murray State Racers. The Governors pulled down 12 defensive boards and 10 offensive boards for a total of 22 in this matchup. They also rejected 2 shots while getting 2 steals for the contest. The Racers earned 19 personal fouls for the contest which got the Governors to the charity stripe for a total of 13 attempts. They were able to bury 9 of the free throws for a clip of 69.2%. When it comes to shots from beyond the arc, Austin Peay buried 6 of 19 attempts (31.6%). Overall, the Governors shot 21 for 53 from the field which gave them a rate of 39.6%. The Governors permitted the Racers to convert 34 of 57 tries from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 59.6% in this game. They shot 40.0% from beyond the perimeter by connecting on 8 of 20 and finished the game at 11 of 15 at the free throw line (73.3%). In relation to rebounding, Austin Peay permitted Murray State to snag 33 in all (10 offensive).
Terry Taylor ended up being important for the Governors in this game. He knocked down 8 of 14 for this game giving him a rate of 57.1%, which had him finishing with 16 points. Taylor pulled down 11 boards in his 35 mins and accumulated 2 dimes for the contest. One more player who saw a lot of minutes for Austin Peay was Jordyn Adams. He notched 5 points in 29 minutes on the hardwood by way of 2 of 9 shooting for this contest. Adams ended up shooting 22.2% from the floor while also totaling 2 assists and 2 rebounds.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Austin Peay (-12) and under 142 points
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