Arkansas Razorbacks vs Kansas State Wildcats Prediction, 11/22/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Arkansas Razorbacks vs Kansas State Wildcats
Date: Monday, November 22, 2021
Location: T-Mobile Center in Kansas City, MO
TV: ESPN News
The Arkansas Razorbacks (3-0) are on their way to T-Mobile Center on Monday where they will take on the Kansas State Wildcats (2-0).
The Arkansas Razorbacks faced off with UNI and earned the victory with a final of 93-80 in their last contest. When it comes to personal fouls, the Razorbacks ended up with 14 and UNI recorded 14 personal fouls. They also knocked down 17 of their 37 shots from beyond the arc. UNI went 69.2% when shooting free throws by converting 9 of their 13 tries. Additionally, UNI collected 33 boards (6 offensive, 27 defensive), but finished the game with no rejections. UNI distributed 17 dimes and had 3 steals in this game. Pertaining to the defense, Arkansas allowed the other team to go 40.3% from the floor on 27 of 67 shooting. They also recorded 21 assists for this game as well as forcing the other team into 12 turnovers and earning 7 steals. Regarding rebounding, they compiled 35 with 6 of them being on the offensive end. When they shot from the free throw line, the Razorbacks made 13 of 17 attempts for a percentage of 76.5%. Arkansas wrapped up the contest with a 50.7% FG percentage (35 of 69) and made 10 of their 24 3-pointers.
JD Notae is one player who was a contributor in this contest. He finished the contest at 50.0% from the floor and also dished out 9 dimes. He saw the court for 39 mins played and also grabbed 8 rebounds. He ended up with 17 points on 7 out of 14 shooting.
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Arkansas steps onto the hardwood with a win-loss mark of 3-0 for the campaign. They average 84.3 points per contest (66th in college basketball) while connecting on 48.4% from the floor. The Razorbacks are connecting on 40.3% from downtown (29 of 72) and 70.4% from the free throw line. As a team, Arkansas is grabbing 37.7 rebounds per game and has accounted for 57 assists for the year, which ranks 52nd in Division 1 in terms of passing the ball. They turn the ball over 9.7 times per game and as a basketball team they commit 12.3 fouls on a nightly basis.
Defensively, the Razorbacks are forcing their opponents into 15.0 turnovers per game and they draw 16.0 personal fouls. They relinquish 43.4% on 3-point shots and they rank 208th in the nation in PPG from their opponents (70.0). The Razorbacks defense is allowing an opponent FG percentage of 43.3% (74 of 171) and they relinquish 29.7 rebounds per contest as a basketball team. They are ranked 319th in college hoops in giving up assists to their opponents with 51 surrendered so far this season.
For their last game, the Kansas State Wildcats walked away with a victory by a final of 79-64 when they faced Omaha. In reference to how they rebounded, Kansas State allowed Omaha to pull down 25 overall (8 offensive). They shot 40.7% from 3-point land by going 11 of 27 and ended up going 7 out of 11 from the free throw line (63.6%). The Wildcats allowed Omaha to make 23 of 66 attempts from the floor which had them shooting 34.8% for the game. When the final whistle blew, the Wildcats shot 28 out of 53 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 52.8%. When talking about shots from beyond the arc, Kansas State converted 9 of 19 attempts (47.4%). They were able to convert 14 of them for a rate of 87.5%. Omaha committed 13 fouls for this game which got the Wildcats to the charity stripe for a total of 16 tries. They also gave up possession 16 times, while earning 6 steals in this contest. The Wildcats were able to snag 31 defensive rebounds and 6 offensive rebounds for a total of 37 for the matchup.
Nijel Pack ended up being a major contributor for the Wildcats for this contest. He made 5 of 8 in the game for a field goal percentage of 62.5%, but went home without a rebound. He recorded 15 points in his 20 mins on the court and had 5 dimes for the contest.
Kansas State has a win-loss mark of 2-0 so far this season. The Wildcats commit 14.5 fouls every game while shooting 73.2% from the charity stripe. Their rate of earning assists is at 16.5 times per contest (76th in college basketball) and they are losing possession via turnover 15.0 times per contest. Kansas State has accounted for 146 pts so far this year (73.0 per game) and they collect 38.0 boards per contest. As an offensive team, the Wildcats are hitting on 47.6% from the field, which is 95th in the nation.
The Wildcats defensively are ranked 77th in Division 1 in points given up per game with 60.5. They have forced 14.5 TO's every game and have allowed teams to shoot 37.8% from the field (77th in D-1). The Kansas State defense allows 33.3% on three-point shots (14 of 42) and opponents are making 68.0% of their foul shots. They have conceded 13.0 assists and 30.5 boards per contest, ranking them 226th and 51st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Kansas State
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