Connecticut Huskies vs Auburn Tigers Prediction, 11/24/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Connecticut Huskies vs Auburn Tigers
Date: Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Location: Imperial Arena in Paradise Island, BS
The Connecticut Huskies (4-0) are traveling to Imperial Arena on Wednesday where they will attempt to defeat the Auburn Tigers (3-0).
The Connecticut Huskies took the court against Binghamton and notched a win by a score of 87-63 in their last contest. Connecticut wrapped up the contest having earned a 49.3% field goal percentage (33 out of 67) and converted 7 out of their 15 shots from beyond the arc. At the free throw line, the Huskies made 14 of their 19 attempts for a percentage of 73.7%. Concerning rebounding, they earned 41 with 16 of them being offensive. They also doled out 13 assists for this game as well as creating 11 turnovers and earning 7 steals. Regarding defending, Connecticut allowed their opponent to shoot 37.5% from the floor on 24 of 64 shooting. Binghamton recorded 10 dimes and had 5 steals in this contest. Furthermore, Binghamton collected 29 rebounds (9 offensive, 20 defensive), but wasn't able to put a block in the stat sheet. Binghamton finished shooting 75.0% at the charity stripe by knocking down 9 of 12 attempts. They made 6 out of their 19 shots from 3-point land. When discussing personal fouls, the Huskies walked away with 15 and Binghamton recorded 15 personal fouls.
Tyrese Martin is one player who came through for the game. He ended up finishing with 15 points on 5 of 10 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 26 minutes played and snagged 11 boards. He finished the contest at 50.0% from the field and earned 4 dimes.
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Connecticut will enter this game with a mark of 4-0 so far this season. They turn the ball over 11.5 times per game and as a unit are committing 17.8 fouls every game. As a unit, Connecticut is pulling in 44.3 boards per game and has totaled 67 dimes for the year, which has them ranked 135th in college basketball in terms of passing the rock. The Huskies are hitting 39.3% on 3-point shots (33 of 84) and 73.6% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 92.0 pts per contest (4th in D-1) while hitting 50.2% from the field.
When they are on defense, the Huskies are forcing their opponents into 22.3 turnovers per game while drawing 18.5 personal fouls. They are currently ranked 24th in college basketball in giving up assists to their opponents with 34 relinquished this season. The Huskies are allowing a FG percentage of 33.0% (72 of 218) and they concede 31.3 rebounds per game as a squad. They are giving up 24.4% on shots from downtown and they are 4th in college hoops in PPG from their opponents (51.3).
When they last stepped on the court, the Auburn Tigers got the win with a final of 58-52 against South Florida. Concerning how they rebounded, Auburn allowed South Florida to collect 26 in total (9 on the offensive glass). They wrapped up this game 33.3% from distance by connecting on 6 of 18 and ended up shooting 4 of 10 at the free throw line (40.0%). The Tigers allowed South Florida to make 21 of 60 attempts from the field which had them sitting at 35.0% for the contest. When the final whistle was blown, the Tigers shot 21 out of 61 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 34.4%. When talking about three-point attempts, Auburn made 5 of 26 tries (19.2%). They were able to bury 11 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 68.8%. South Florida committed 16 personal fouls for the matchup which took the Tigers to the free throw line for 16 shots. They coughed up the ball 10 times, while getting 6 steals in this matchup. The Tigers were able to pull down 23 defensive rebounds and 14 offensive boards totaling 37 in this matchup.
Zep Jasper pitched in for the Tigers for the game. He converted 4 of 7 for the matchup for a rate of 57.1%, and accounted for 2 rebounds. He earned 13 points in his 23 minutes on the court and had 2 dimes for the contest.
Auburn has a record of 3-0 for the season. The Tigers are responsible for committing 16.3 personal fouls per game and they hit 72.7% from the free throw line. They are dishing out assists 13.7 times per game (163rd in college basketball) and they turn it over 10.0 times per game. Auburn has scored 228 pts this season (76.0 per contest) and they pull in 39.3 rebounds per game. As an offensive unit, the Tigers are hitting on 43.2% from the floor, which is 217th in Division 1.
The Auburn defense gives up 28.6% on 3-point shots (16 of 56) and opponents are making 54.8% of their free throw shots. They have relinquished 7.3 assists and 34.0 boards every game, which is ranked 8th and 156th in D-1. The Tigers on defense are ranked 22nd in D-1 in PPG surrendered with 57.0. They are forcing 14.7 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 37.9% from the floor (52nd in college basketball).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Auburn
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