Central Michigan Chippewas vs Missouri Tigers Prediction, 11/9/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Central Michigan Chippewas vs Missouri Tigers
Date: Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Location: Mizzou Arena in Columbia, MO
Mizzou Arena is the location where the Missouri Tigers (16-10 last season) will attempt to defeat the Central Michigan Chippewas (7-16 last year) on Tuesday.
The Central Michigan Chippewas faced the Northern Illinois Huskies and ended up losing by a score of 79-74 in their last game. When discussing personal fouls, the Chippewas ended up with 18 while the Huskies totaled 18 personal fouls. They also buried 8 of their 17 shots from distance. Northern Illinois ended up going 93.8% at the charity stripe by knocking down 15 of 16 tries. Furthermore, Northern Illinois snagged 39 rebounds (9 offensive, 30 defensive), but didn't notch a rejection. Northern Illinois dished out 7 dimes and had 5 steals in the game. Concerning defense, Central Michigan allowed their opponent to shoot 42.4% from the field on 28 out of 66 shooting. They also dished out 9 assists in this matchup while creating 9 turnovers and having 7 steals. Pertaining to getting rebounds, they collected 35 with 8 of them being offensive. From the free throw line, the Chippewas knocked down 20 of their 24 attempts for a rate of 83.3%. Central Michigan walked away from the contest having earned a 36.9% field goal percentage (24 of 65) and converted 6 of their 20 shots from distance.
Meikkel Murray is someone who was a contributor for the matchup. He finished the contest at 50.0% from the floor but had no assists at the end of the game. He was on the court for 37 mins and collected 10 boards. He ended up with 30 points on 11 out of 22 shooting.
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Central Michigan enters this matchup after finishing with a record of 7-16 last year. They averaged 76.8 points per game (51st in Division 1) while hitting 44.5% from the floor. The Chippewas shot 32.9% on shots from downtown (152 of 462) and 67.3% from the charity stripe. As a squad, Central Michigan pulled down 36.2 rebounds per contest and totaled 246 dimes last year, which was 278th in Division 1 in terms of passing the ball. They gave up possession 13.3 times per game and as a squad committed 17.2 personal fouls per game.
On the defensive end, the Chippewas forced their opponents into 13.9 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 19.3 personal fouls. They relinquished 34.5% on shots from beyond the perimeter and they ranked 337th in college basketball in PPG allowed (79.8). The Chippewas gave up a field goal percentage of 45.6% (668 of 1,466) and they surrendered 38.7 rebounds per contest as a unit. They were 260th in college hoops in allowing assists to the opposition with 351 conceded over the course of last season.
When they last played, the Missouri Tigers took a defeat with a final score of 72-68 when they played the Oklahoma Sooners. The Tigers earned 26 defensive boards and 7 offensive rebounds for a total of 33 in this matchup. They also gave up possession of the ball 8 times, while recording 5 steals in the matchup. The Sooners committed 16 personal fouls for this game which took the Tigers to the free throw line for a total of 16 attempts. They were able to bury 13 of those for a percentage of 81.3%. In terms of shooting from 3-point land, Missouri made 11 of 27 tries (40.7%). In all, the Tigers went 22 out of 58 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 37.9%. The Tigers allowed the Sooners to make 23 of their 55 attempts from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 41.8% in this game. They finished shooting 46.7% from beyond the perimeter by connecting on 7 of 15 and ended up shooting 19 out of 24 at the charity stripe (79.2%). In reference to rebounding, Missouri allowed Oklahoma to grab 29 overall (6 offensive).
Jeremiah Tilmon ended up having an impact for the Tigers in the matchup. He scored 16 points in his 30 mins on the court and earned 1 assist for this contest. He buried 6 of 11 for the contest for a field goal percentage of 54.5%, and accounted for 12 rebounds.
Missouri had a mark of 16-10 last year. As an offensive unit, the Tigers shot 44.6% from the field, which was ranked 148th in the nation. Missouri had 1,909 pts last season (73.4 per game) and they pulled in 35.7 boards per contest. They earned an assist 13.3 times per game (168th in the nation) and they lost possession via turnover 13.3 times per game. The Tigers committed 19.7 personal fouls every game while shooting 70.1% from the free throw line.
The Tigers on defense were ranked 222nd in college basketball in points per game surrendered with 71.9. They forced 12.8 turnovers per game and allowed teams to shoot 43.1% from the floor (169th in college basketball). The Missouri defense conceded 33.2% from downtown (165 of 497) and opponents connected on 71.4% of their free throw shots. They relinquished 11.4 assists and 35.2 boards every game, which had them ranked 65th and 200th in those categories.
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Missouri
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