SE Missouri State Redhawks vs Evansville Purple Aces Prediction, 12/15/2020 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: SE Missouri State Redhawks vs Evansville Purple Aces
Date: Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Location: Ford Center in Evansville, IN
Odds/Point Spread: SE Missouri State (+3)
The SE Missouri State Redhawks (2-2) are headed to Ford Center on Tuesday where they'll meet the Evansville Purple Aces (1-3). SE Missouri State opens this game as 3-point dogs. The total is set at 135.5.
SE Missouri State comes into this game with a record of 2-2 so far this year. The Redhawks are hitting 37.6% on three-point attempts (32 of 85) and 62.0% from the charity stripe. They currently have an average of 76.5 points per game (124th in the country) while hitting 45.7% from the field. They are turning it over 14.5 times per contest and as a team they commit 21.0 personal fouls per game. As a team, SE Missouri State is pulling in 38.3 boards per game and has 60 dimes for the campaign, which is 182nd in the nation in terms of passing the ball. On defense, the Redhawks are able to force 12.3 turnovers per contest and they draw 20.8 personal fouls. The Redhawks defense is allowing a FG percentage of 47.7% (103 of 216) and they surrender 29.8 rebounds per game as a group. They are 193rd in Division 1 in allowing assists to the opposition with 63 conceded on the year. They give up 42.1% on 3-point attempts and they are 262nd in college hoops in PPG allowed (77.5).
The SE Missouri State Redhawks took the court against the Lipscomb Bisons and went home with a loss by a final score of 80-74 in their last game. Southeast Missouri State ended having earned a 45.5% FG percentage (25 out of 55) and knocked down 6 out of their 17 shots from 3-point land. From the charity stripe, the Redhawks buried 18 of 28 attempts for a rate of 64.3%. In reference to rebounding, they earned 36 with 12 of them being of the offensive sort. They also dished out 8 assists for this contest in addition to having 7 steals and 3 blocks. In terms of defense, Southeast Missouri State allowed their opponent to shoot 45.5% from the field on 25 of 55. Lipscomb distributed 15 assists and 7 steals for this game. Furthurmore, the Bisons grabbed 21 rebounds (1 offensive, 20 defensive) and got 3 rejections. Lipscomb finished the game shooting 79.2% at the charity stripe by converting 19 of 24 shots. They made 9 of their 20 attempts from downtown.
DQ Nicholas is one guy who played a lot in this contest. He accounted for 17 points on 5 of 12 shooting. He played 37 mins and collected 5 boards. Nicholas shot 41.7% from the floor and also dished out 2 assists. Another guy that saw the court a lot in this contest for the Redhawks was Chris Harris. He grabbed 2 boards and also collected 2 assists. He walked away from this one shooting 41.2% from the field for this contest by going 7-of-17 (21 points). When the final whistle was blown, Harris was on the court for 35 minutes.
Evansville has a win-loss mark of 1-3 this season. As an offensive team, the Purple Aces are shooting 39.3% from the floor, which is 306th in the nation. Evansville has scored 260 pts on the season (65.0 per contest) and they pull down 31.8 rebounds per contest. They are dishing out assists 12.0 times per contest (253rd in college hoops) and they turn it over 13.0 times per game. The Purple Aces have committed 18.5 fouls every game and they connect on 64.0% from the charity stripe. The Purple Aces on the defensive end are ranked 240th in the country in PPG given up with 75.3. The Evansville defense allows 45.1% on shots from distance (32 of 71) and opponents are making 66.2% of their foul shots. They relinquish 13.5 assists and 37.5 boards on a nightly basis, ranking them 195th and 229th in college hoops. They are able to force 13.0 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 47.8% from the field (285th in college basketball).
When they last played, the Evansville Purple Aces went home victorious with a score of 68-65 against the Eastern Illinois Panthers. The Purple Aces recorded 24 defensive boards and 2 offensive boards totaling 26 in the game. They also stuffed 2 tries while recording 3 steals in this game. The Panthers earned 19 personal fouls in this game which got the Purple Aces to the charity stripe for 17 tries. They were able to make 13 of them for a rate of 76.5%. When discussing shots from 3-point land, Evansville buried 9 of their 20 tries (45.0%). When the final whistle was blown, the Purple Aces ended up shooting 23 for 47 from the floor which gave them a rate of 48.9%. The Purple Aces allowed the Panthers to make 24 of their 52 attempts from the field which had them shooting 46.2% for the game. They finished shooting 61.1% from three-point range by hitting 11 out of 18 and ended up going 6 of 11 at the charity stripe (54.5%). When it comes to team rebounding, Evansville allowed Eastern Illinois to pull down 24 in total (3 offensive).
Noah Frederking saw the court a lot for the Purple Aces in this game. He made 4 of 9 in the game for a field goal rate of 44.4%, which gave him 11 points. Frederking collected 2 rebounds in his 37 minutes and accounted for 2 assists in the matchup. One more player that ended up coming through for Evansville was Jawaun Newton. He scored 19 points in his 36 minutes on the court via 4 of 11 from the floor for the matchup. Newton ended up shooting 36.4% from the field as well as contributing 3 dimes and 6 rebounds.
Who will win tonight's college basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take SE Missouri State (+3)
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