SE Missouri State Redhawks vs Lipscomb Bisons Prediction, 12/9/2020 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: SE Missouri State Redhawks vs Lipscomb Bisons
Date: Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Location: Allen Arena in Nashville, TN
Odds/Point Spread: SE Missouri State (+8.5)
The Lipscomb Bisons (1-4) play the SE Missouri State Redhawks (2-1) at Allen Arena on Wednesday. Lipscomb opens this contest as 8.5-point favorites. The O/U is set at 144.5.
SE Missouri State enters this game with a win-loss record of 2-1 on the year. They currently have an average of 77.3 pts per contest (120th in college basketball) while going 45.8% from the field. The Redhawks are hitting 38.2% on shots from downtown (26 of 68) and 61.1% from the free throw line. As a unit, SE Missouri State is pulling down 37.3 boards per contest and has racked up 52 dimes on the campaign, which is 127th in the country in terms of passing. They turn it over 12.3 times per contest and as a team are committing 20.7 fouls per game. When they are on the defensive end, the Redhawks are able to force 13.0 turnovers per contest while drawing 19.7 personal fouls. The Redhawks are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 47.8% (77 of 161) and they concede 31.3 boards per game as a basketball team. They are currently ranked 190th in D-1 in giving up assists with 48 surrendered on the season. They relinquish 41.1% from beyond the arc and they are ranked 235th in college basketball in PPG allowed (76.7).
The SE Missouri State Redhawks faced the Lipscomb Bisons and walked away with a win by a score of 82-77 in their last game. Southeast Missouri State ended the game having earned a 48.4% FG percentage (30 out of 62) and buried 10 of their 26 shots from distance. At the charity stripe, the Redhawks made 12 of 16 tries for a rate of 75.0%. With respect to getting rebounds, they compiled a total of 29 with 11 of them being of the offensive sort. They also recorded 19 dimes for the matchup while getting 6 steals and 2 blocks. With respect to defense, Southeast Missouri State allowed 48.4% from the floor on 30 out of 62. Lipscomb earned 22 assists and 2 steals in this contest. Furthurmore, the Bisons grabbed 23 rebounds (4 offensive, 19 defensive) and earned 2 blocked shots. Lipscomb finished the contest at 78.6% from the free throw line by knocking down 11 of their 14 tries. They made 10 of 22 shots from 3-point range.
Chris Harris is a guy who played a role for the matchup. He ended up scoring 19 points on 7 out of 13 shooting. He saw the court for 30 mins and also collected 2 boards. Harris finished shooting 53.8% from the floor and recorded 3 dimes. An additional guy that saw a lot of court time in this matchup for the Redhawks was DQ Nicholas. He pulled down 3 rebounds and collected 5 assists. He finished the game at 40.0% from the field in the game by going 4-of-10 (12 points). Overall, Nicholas was on the court for 29 minutes.
Lipscomb has a record of 1-4 for the campaign. When it comes to offensive execution, the Bisons are connecting on 44.1% from the floor, which ranks 215th in the country. Lipscomb has 324 points for the year (64.8 per contest) and they average 28.8 boards per game. They are earning an assist 16.4 times per game (76th in the nation) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 13.0 times per contest. The Bisons are committing 15.2 personal fouls every game and they hit 65.3% from the charity stripe. The Bisons are ranked 215th in college hoops in PPG given up with 75.2. The Lipscomb defense concedes 31.5% on three-point shots (39 of 124) and opponents are connecting on 68.9% of their foul shots. They surrender 16.6 assists and 36.8 rebounds per contest, which ranks them 258th and 176th in those defensive categories. They are forcing their opponents into 11.8 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 47.2% from the field (254th in Division 1).
In their last game, the Lipscomb Bisons took a loss by a score of 82-77 against the SE Missouri State Redhawks. The Bisons snagged 19 defensive boards and 4 offensive rebounds for a total of 23 for the contest. They blocked 2 attempts while recording 2 steals for the game. The Redhawks committed 12 personal fouls in this matchup which took the Bisons to the charity stripe for a total of 14 attempts. They were able to convert 11 of the free throws for a rate of 78.6%. Regarding shots from 3-point land, Lipscomb buried 10 out of their 22 attempts (45.5%). At the conclusion of this game, the Bisons finished shooting 28 for 51 from the floor which gave them a rate of 54.9%. The Bisons allowed the Redhawks to make 30 out of 62 tries from the field which gave them a percentage of 48.4% for the matchup. They shot 38.5% from beyond the perimeter by shooting 10 out of 26 and finished the game at 12 of 16 at the free throw line (75.0%). In reference to cleaning up the glass, Lipscomb allowed SE Missouri State to grab 29 in total (11 on the offensive side).
Greg Jones saw the court a lot for the Bisons in the matchup. He made 5 of 11 in the game for a field goal rate of 45.5%, which earned him 18 points. Jones snagged 3 boards in his 37 minutes played and accumulated 2 assists for the matchup. One more player that ended being a contributor for Lipscomb was Ahsan Asadullah. He ended up finishing with 13 points in his 36 minutes on the hardwood by going 6 of 11 from the floor for the matchup. Asadullah ended up shooting 54.5% from the floor and also earning 7 assists and 9 total rebounds.
Who will win tonight's college basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take SE Missouri State (+8.5)
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