Jackson State Tigers vs Ole Miss Rebels Prediction, 12/10/2020 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Jackson State Tigers vs Ole Miss Rebels
Date: Thursday, December 10, 2020
Location: The Pavilion at Ole Miss in Oxford, MS
Odds/Point Spread: Jackson State (+21.5)
The Jackson State Tigers (0-1) are headed to The Pavilion at Ole Miss on Thursday where they'll take on the Ole Miss Rebels (15-17 last season). Ole Miss opens this contest as 21.5-point favorites. The total has been set at 136.
Jackson State will play this contest with a win-loss mark of 0-1 on the year. The Tigers are connecting on 41.7% on shots from 3-point land (10 of 24) and 78.6% from the charity stripe. They average 59 pts per game (286th in the nation) while going 36.5% from the floor. They lose possession by turning the ball over 18 times per game and as a unit are committing 27 personal fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, Jackson State is pulling in 25 rebounds per game and has accumulated 12 dimes on the season, which ranks 299th in D-1 in terms of passing the rock. On defense, the Tigers are forcing 14 turnovers per contest while drawing 15 personal fouls. The Tigers defense is allowing a FG percentage of 44.3% (27 of 61) and they relinquish 50 rebounds per game as a basketball team. They are ranked 18th in college basketball in giving up assists to the opposition with 15 relinquished for the season. They concede 44.4% on 3-point attempts while they are 275th in college basketball in points per game from their opponents (82).
The Jackson State Tigers faced the Mississippi State Bulldogs and ended up losing by a score of 82-59 in their last game. Jackson State finished the contest having earned a 36.5% FG percentage (19 out of 52) and buried 10 out of their 24 3-point attempts. At the free throw line, the Tigers converted 11 of their 14 tries for a rate of 78.6%. Concerning pulling down boards, they compiled a total of 22 with 3 of them being of the offensive variety. They also recorded 12 assists for the matchup in addition to having 6 steals and 3 rejections. In the matter of the defense, Jackson State allowed the other team to shoot 36.5% from the floor on 19 of 52. Mississippi State distributed 15 assists and 6 steals for the game. In addition, the Bulldogs snagged 47 boards (18 offensive, 29 defensive) and got 3 blocked shots. Mississippi State finished the game at 60.6% at the charity stripe by converting 20 of 33 attempts. They also converted 8 out of their 18 shots from 3-point range.
Tristan Jarrett is one player who was a major factor for this game. He racked up 17 points on 6 out of 15 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 33 mins played and snagged 2 boards. Jarrett finished 40.0% from the field and also totaled 3 assists. One more player that saw a lot of action in this game for the Tigers was Darius Hicks. He collected 3 boards and also earned 2 assists. He shot 66.7% from the field for this game by connecting on 4-of-6 (10 points). When the final whistle blew, Hicks played 23 min.
Ole Miss had a win-loss mark of 15-17 last season. The Rebels were responsible for committing 19.4 personal fouls every game and they hit 73.0% from the free throw line. Their rate of earning assists was at 12.9 times per game (195th in college hoops) and they lost possession by turning the ball over 13.1 times per contest. Ole Miss totaled 2,208 pts over the course of last year (69.0 per contest) and they collected 33.8 rebounds per game. As an offensive team, the Rebels shot 43.2% from the floor, which had them ranked 230th in the nation. The Rebels were ranked 135th in the nation in PPG allowed with 68.5. They forced 13.6 turnovers per game and allowed teams to shoot 42.6% from the field (172nd in D-1). The Ole Miss defense conceded 29.2% on shots from distance (177 of 607) and opponents connected on 74.0% of their shots from the free throw line. They surrendered 12.8 assists and 34.9 rebounds on a nightly basis, which was ranked 156th and 127th in those categories.
The last time they took the court, the Ole Miss Rebels took a loss by a score of 81-63 when they faced the Georgia Bulldogs. The Rebels earned 21 defensive boards and 9 offensive rebounds totaling 30 for this contest. They also rejected 2 tries while recording 5 steals for this contest. The Bulldogs committed 17 personal fouls in the game which took the Rebels to the charity stripe for 17 attempts. They were able to make 11 of the free throw tries for a clip of 64.7%. In the matter of three-point attempts, Ole Miss buried 2 out of 15 attempts (13.3%). At the conclusion of this game, the Rebels went 25 for 59 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 42.4%. The Rebels permitted the Bulldogs to bury 30 out of their 55 tries from the field which left them with a rate of 54.5% for the contest. They finished the game shooting 38.9% from behind the 3-point line by going 7 of 18 and walked away from this one shooting 14 out of 20 at the charity stripe (70.0%). When it comes to how they cleaned up the glass, Ole Miss permitted Georgia to pull down 32 in total (6 on the offensive side).
Breein Tyree was pivotal for the Rebels for this contest. He made 6 out of 16 in this contest giving him a field goal percentage of 37.5%, which had him sitting at 18 points. Tyree totaled 3 rebounds in his 39 minutes and tallied 2 dimes in this matchup. One more player who was a determining factor for Ole Miss was Devontae Shuler. He walked away with 17 points in his 36 minutes on the hardwood by way of 8 of 15 shooting for the game. Shuler ended the game having shot 53.3% from the floor while also earning 2 assists and 4 rebounds.
Who will win tonight's college basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Jackson State (+21.5)
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