Lipscomb Bisons vs SE Missouri State Redhawks Prediction, 12/7/2020 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Lipscomb Bisons vs SE Missouri State Redhawks
Date: Monday, December 7, 2020
Location: Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau, MO
Odds/Point Spread: Lipscomb (-6)
The SE Missouri State Redhawks (1-1) play the Lipscomb Bisons (1-2) at Show Me Center on Monday. SE Missouri State opens this matchup as 6-point dogs. The total opens at 144.
Lipscomb heads into this contest with a record of 1-2 so far this season. They lose possession by turning the ball over 15.0 times per contest and as a team are committing 16.3 fouls per game. As a unit, Lipscomb is grabbing 29.0 boards per game and has earned 51 dimes so far this year, which has them ranked 90th in Division 1 in terms of passing. The Bisons are connecting on 38.0% from downtown (19 of 50) and 66.7% from the free throw line. They average 65.7 pts per game (225th in college hoops) on 47.9% from the floor. On the defensive end, the Bisons have forced 13.3 turnovers per game and they draw 16.3 fouls. They are giving up 28.1% on three-point shots while they are 136th in college basketball in points per game allowed (69.3). The Bisons defense is allowing a shooting percentage of 45.7% (80 of 175) and they surrender 33.0 rebounds per game as a group. They rank 217th in college basketball in giving up assists to the opposition with 47 surrendered so far this season.
The Lipscomb Bisons played the Cincinnati Bearcats and went home with a loss by a final score of 67-55 in their last game. Lipscomb walked away from the contest with a 43.9% field goal percentage (18 of 41) and converted 3 out of their 9 shots from beyond the arc. When shot from the charity stripe, the Bisons made 16 of their 21 shots for a rate of 76.2%. Concerning pulling down rebounds, they collected 26 with 2 of them being on the offensive end. They also recorded 14 assists for the contest while earning 7 steals and 2 rejections. Pertaining to defense, Lipscomb let their opponent shoot 43.9% from the field on 18 out of 41. Cincinnati dished out 15 assists and 5 steals for the contest. In addition, the Bearcats snagged 32 rebounds (11 offensive, 21 defensive) and had 2 rejections. Cincinnati went 53.8% from the free throw line by converting 7 of 13 attempts. They buried 4 of 22 shots from 3-point land.
Greg Jones is one guy who played a role in this contest. He recorded 12 points on 3 out of 7 shooting. He played for 37 mins and also collected 4 rebounds. Jones finished the game shooting 42.9% from the field and earned 2 dimes. An additional guy that had an impact in this contest for the Bisons was Romeao Ferguson. He collected 5 boards and also accounted for 5 dimes. He finished shooting 50.0% from the field for the matchup by shooting 4-of-8 (12 points). Overall, Ferguson was on the hardwood for 35 minutes.
SE Missouri State has a win-loss record of 1-1 this season. When it comes to offensive execution, the Redhawks are connecting on 44.3% from the floor, which is 207th in the country. SE Missouri State has tallied 150 points for the season (75.0 per contest) and they collect 40.5 boards per game. They are assisting teammates 16.5 times per game (71st in college basketball) and they are giving up possession 15.0 times per contest. The Redhawks commit 25.0 personal fouls every game and they shoot 57.1% from the free throw line. The Redhawks are ranked 219th in college basketball in PPG given up with 76.5. They have forced 13.0 TO's every game and allow teams to shoot 44.5% from the floor (202nd in college hoops). The SE Missouri State defense allows 38.2% on 3-point attempts (13 of 34) and their opposition knocks down 72.4% of their free throw shots. They have given up 13.0 dimes and 34.5 rebounds per contest, which is 165th and 119th in those categories.
The last time they took the court, the SE Missouri State Redhawks took a loss by a final score of 87-79 against the Southern Illinois Salukis. The Redhawks were able to pull down 31 defensive rebounds and 14 offensive boards for a total of 45 in the game. They rejected 7 attempts while earning 6 steals for this game. The Salukis had 18 fouls for this contest which got the Redhawks to the free throw line for a total of 21 attempts. They were able to make 11 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 52.4%. With regard to shots from beyond the perimeter, Southeast Missouri State made 6 of their 19 tries (31.6%). In all, the Redhawks walked away from this one shooting 31 for 74 from the field which gave them a percentage of 41.9%. The Redhawks allowed the Salukis to make 25 out of 58 attempts from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 43.1% for this game. They shot 42.9% from distance by connecting on 9 of 21 and ended up going 28 out of 35 from the free throw line (80.0%). In regard to how they attacked the glass, Southeast Missouri State permitted Southern Illinois to pull down 29 in all (3 offensive).
Eric Reed pitched in for the Redhawks for the game. He made 6 out of 10 for the contest for a field goal percentage of 60.0%, which had him finishing with 17 points. Reed snagged 5 rebounds in his 38 mins and had 2 dimes in this contest. One more player who came through for SE Missouri State was Chris Harris. He notched 15 points in his 22 minutes played via 6 of 15 shooting for the game. Harris ended up shooting 40.0% from the floor while also contributing 5 dimes and 2 boards.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take SE Missouri State (+6) and under 144 points
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