Eastern Kentucky Colonels vs Milwaukee Panthers Prediction, 11/13/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Eastern Kentucky Colonels vs Milwaukee Panthers
Date: Saturday, November 13, 2021
Location: UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena in Milwaukee, WI
The Eastern Kentucky Colonels (22-7 last season) are hitting the road to UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena on Saturday where they will play the Milwaukee Panthers (10-12 last year).
The Eastern Kentucky Colonels took the court against Ohio Valley and went home with a win by a final score of 103-74 in their last game. Eastern Kentucky ended the contest having earned a 49.3% FG percentage (37 out of 75) and knocked down 14 out of their 40 shots from beyond the arc. At the free throw line, the Colonels buried 15 of their 27 shots for a rate of 55.6%. With respect to grabbing rebounds, they earned a total of 39 with 16 of them being offensive. They also dished out 15 assists in this matchup while creating 25 turnovers and earning 15 steals. With regard to defending, Eastern Kentucky allowed 41.7% from the field on 25 of 60 shooting. Ohio Valley recorded 9 dimes and had 10 steals for the matchup. In addition, Ohio Valley grabbed 37 rebounds (9 offensive, 28 defensive), but wrapped up the game with no rejections. Ohio Valley finished 75.0% from the charity stripe by burying 18 of their 24 tries. They converted 6 out of their 25 shots from distance. In the matter of personal fouls, the Colonels ended up finishing with 21 while Ohio Valley accumulated 25 personal fouls.
Michael Moreno is a guy who played a role for the contest. He finished the game shooting 60.0% from the floor and distributed 2 dimes. He was on the hardwood for 23 minutes and totaled 9 boards. He accounted for 22 points on 9 of 15 shooting.
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Eastern Kentucky comes into this game after finishing with a mark of 22-7 last year. They averaged 81.8 pts per game (8th in college basketball) while going 44.8% from the floor. The Colonels shot 35.9% on shots from beyond the arc (279 of 778) and 70.6% from the free throw line. As a basketball team, Eastern Kentucky snagged 35.6 boards per game and accounted for 461 dimes throughout last season, which had them ranked 15th in Division 1 in terms of passing the rock. They lost possession via turnover 12.8 times per game and as a group committed 18.4 fouls per game.
When they were on defense, the Colonels forced 19.1 turnovers per contest while drawing 16.5 fouls. They gave up 32.5% on shots from downtown and they were 267th in college hoops in points per game from their opponents (73.7). The Colonels defense allowed a field goal percentage of 44.4% (770 of 1,735) and they surrendered 39.4 boards per contest as a team. They were ranked 341st in college basketball in allowing assists to the opposition with 442 surrendered last season.
In their last game, the Milwaukee Panthers walked away with a victory by a final of 75-60 when they faced North Dakota. With respect to team rebounding, Milwaukee permitted North Dakota to collect 40 in all (9 offensive). They went 27.6% from beyond the arc by shooting 8 out of 29 and finished the contest at 12 out of 14 from the charity stripe (85.7%). The Panthers permitted North Dakota to convert 20 of 69 tries from the floor which had them shooting 29.0% in this matchup. When the final whistle was blown, the Panthers finished 23 out of 53 from the field which gave them a rate of 43.4%. When it comes to shots from downtown, Milwaukee knocked down 6 out of their 15 tries (40.0%). They were able to make 23 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 76.7%. North Dakota had 21 fouls for this contest which got the Panthers to the charity stripe for a total of 30 tries. They turned the ball over 8 times, while getting 5 steals for the matchup. The Panthers pulled down 34 defensive rebounds and 2 offensive boards for a total of 36 in this contest.
Donovan Newby pitched in for the Panthers in the game. He knocked down 3 out of 6 in this matchup giving him a field goal percentage of 50.0%, and accumulated 2 rebounds. He recorded 12 points in his 24 minutes on the hardwood and had 4 dimes for this game.
Milwaukee had a win-loss record of 10-12 last year. When it comes to offensive execution, the Panthers hit 43.6% from the floor, which ranked them 210th in the country. Milwaukee earned 1,662 pts last season (75.5 per game) and they averaged 35.0 rebounds per contest. Their rate of earning assists was at 13.0 times per game (192nd in the nation) and they turned it over 11.1 times per contest. The Panthers were responsible for committing 18.4 fouls every game and they went 73.2% from the charity stripe.
The Milwaukee defense allowed 37.9% from downtown (192 of 507) and their opponents knocked down 71.4% of their shots from the free throw line. They surrendered 14.7 dimes and 37.7 boards on a nightly basis, which had them ranked 286th and 299th in college basketball. The Panthers on the defensive end were ranked 297th in D-1 in points per game surrendered with 76.3. They forced 13.5 TO's per game and allowed teams to shoot 45.2% from the floor (257th in college basketball).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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