Memphis Tigers vs Ole Miss Rebels Prediction, 12/4/2021 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Memphis Tigers vs Ole Miss Rebels
Date: Saturday, December 4, 2021
Location: The Sandy and John Black Pavilion at Ole Miss in Oxford, MS
The Ole Miss Rebels (5-2) will try to beat the Memphis Tigers (5-2) at The Sandy and John Black Pavilion at Ole Miss on Saturday.
The Memphis Tigers faced Georgia and ended up losing by a score of 82-79 in their last game. Memphis ended the contest having earned a 46.0% field goal percentage (29 of 63) and converted 7 of their 20 3-pointers. From the charity stripe, the Tigers knocked down 14 of 17 attempts for a percentage of 82.4%. With respect to hauling in rebounds, they compiled 32 with 12 of them being on the offensive end. They also dished out 15 assists in this matchup in addition to forcing the opposition into 13 turnovers and having 9 steals. When discussing defending, Memphis allowed the other team to go 48.0% from the field on 24 out of 50 shooting. Georgia recorded 11 dimes and had 3 steals in this matchup. Moreover, Georgia totaled 26 rebounds (7 offensive, 19 defensive), but didn't notch a rejection. Georgia ended up shooting 77.1% from the free throw line by knocking down 27 of 35 attempts. They made 7 out of their 20 tries from beyond the perimeter. When talking about fouls, the Tigers ended up walking away with 24 while Georgia totaled 15 fouls.
Alex Lomax is a guy who played a role in this contest. He ended up shooting 83.3% from the field and also totaled 1 assist. He saw the court for 27 mins played but had no rebounds when the time ran out. He accounted for 14 points on 5 of 6 shooting.
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Memphis enters this matchup with a mark of 5-2 so far this season. They are turning it over 19.0 times per game and as a unit they commit 22.3 fouls per contest. As a unit, Memphis is pulling down 40.4 rebounds per game and has accumulated 97 dimes this season, which is 190th in college basketball in terms of passing the ball. The Tigers are hitting 35.8% on 3-pointers (48 of 134) and 68.2% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 78.6 pts per game (73rd in college basketball) while shooting 47.4% from the field.
Defensively, the Tigers are able to force 17.3 turnovers per game while drawing 19.7 personal fouls. They concede 28.3% from 3-point land and they rank 164th in college hoops in PPG allowed (67.6). The Tigers defensively are giving up a field goal percentage of 36.9% (157 of 426) and they concede 35.6 boards per game as a team. They currently rank 124th in college hoops in giving up assists to the opposition with 80 surrendered this season.
For their last game, the Ole Miss Rebels got the victory with a final of 75-51 when they played Rider. When it comes to how they cleaned up the glass, Ole Miss permitted Rider to collect 35 in all (10 on the offensive glass). They finished 15.4% from distance by shooting 2 out of 13 and finished the game at 11 out of 16 from the free throw line (68.8%). The Rebels permitted Rider to bury 19 of their 63 tries from the field which had them shooting 30.2% for this contest. When the final whistle blew, the Rebels ended up going 26 out of 66 from the field which gave them a percentage of 39.4%. When it comes to 3-pointers, Ole Miss made 9 of 31 attempts (29.0%). They were able to make 14 of those for a rate of 60.9%. Rider earned 13 fouls for this contest which took the Rebels to the free throw line for 23 attempts. They also coughed it up 13 times, while earning 7 steals for this contest. The Rebels were able to corral 35 defensive boards and 18 offensive boards for a total of 53 in the game.
Tye Fagan pitched in for the Rebels for this game. He earned 9 points in his 22 mins on the court and had 4 assists in this game. He knocked down 4 of 8 for this game giving him a field goal percentage of 50.0%, and had 10 rebounds.
Ole Miss has a mark of 5-2 for the year. On the offensive side of the ball, the Rebels are shooting 45.5% from the field, which ranks 137th in the country. Ole Miss has earned 519 pts for the season (74.1 per contest) and they pull in 40.9 boards per game. They are getting an assist 16.0 times per contest (51st in the country) and they are losing possession via turnover 11.3 times per game. The Rebels are responsible for committing 15.6 personal fouls per game and they connect on 64.3% from the free throw line.
The Ole Miss defense gives up 30.6% on shots from 3-point land (44 of 144) and their opponents are making 68.9% of their shots from the free throw line. They allow 13.0 assists and 34.9 rebounds per contest, which has them ranked 217th and 186th in D-1. The Rebels are ranked 62nd in Division 1 in points given up per game with 61.7. They are forcing their opponents into 14.3 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 38.3% from the floor (40th in D-1).
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Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Memphis
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