Ohio Bobcats vs LSU Tigers Prediction, 12/1/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Ohio Bobcats vs LSU Tigers
Date: Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Location: Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, LA
The Ohio Bobcats (5-1) are on their way to Pete Maravich Assembly Center on Wednesday where they will meet the LSU Tigers (7-0).
The Ohio Bobcats faced Concordia and notched a win by a score of 88-68 in their last game. When talking about fouls, the Bobcats finished with 10 while Concordia finished the game with 20 fouls. They also buried 9 out of their 22 shots from 3-point range. Concordia walked away from this one shooting 71.4% from the charity stripe by knocking down 5 of 7 tries. Furthermore, Concordia collected 27 rebounds (4 offensive, 23 defensive), but didn't notch a rejection. Concordia doled out 12 dimes and had 4 steals for this contest. In the matter of defense, Ohio allowed their opponent to shoot 50.9% from the floor on 27 out of 53 shooting. They also distributed 16 assists in the game while creating 19 turnovers and getting 13 steals. In regard to getting rebounds, they collected a total of 32 with 12 of them being on the offensive end. From the charity stripe, the Bobcats buried 17 of 23 tries for a rate of 73.9%. Ohio walked away from the game having earned a 44.9% FG percentage (31 out of 69) and made 9 out of their 30 3-point shots.
Miles Brown is one player who was important in this contest. He ended up scoring 19 points on 7 of 12 shooting. He was on the court for 32 minutes played and collected 6 rebounds. He walked away from this one shooting 58.3% from the field and also distributed 2 assists.
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Ohio comes into this contest with a win-loss record of 5-1 for the campaign. They lose possession by turning the ball over 8.8 times per contest and as a group they are committing 12.3 personal fouls per game. As a unit, Ohio is pulling down 31.7 rebounds per game and has 90 dimes for the season, which has them ranked 174th in the nation in terms of passing. The Bobcats are connecting on 35.2% on shots from beyond the arc (57 of 162) and 77.4% from the charity stripe. They average 77.3 pts per contest (96th in D-1) while shooting 43.7% from the floor.
On defense, the Bobcats are forcing their opponents into 15.8 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 15.8 personal fouls. They are 157th in D-1 in giving up assists to their opponents with 77 surrendered for the season. The Bobcats defense is giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 47.5% (155 of 326) and they relinquish 34.3 rebounds per contest as a basketball team. They are conceding 32.7% from beyond the arc and they are 180th in college hoops in PPG allowed (68.5).
When they last stepped on the court, the LSU Tigers walked away with a victory by a final of 75-61 when they faced Wake Forest. In the matter of cleaning up the glass, LSU allowed Wake Forest to grab 31 in all (13 on the offensive side). They wrapped up this game 21.4% from distance by hitting 6 of 28 and ended up shooting 19 out of 23 at the free throw line (82.6%). The Tigers permitted Wake Forest to bury 18 of 54 tries from the floor which gave them a rate of 33.3% in the game. When all was said and done, the Tigers shot 27 out of 58 from the field which had them shooting 46.6%. When discussing shots from downtown, LSU knocked down 5 of 18 tries (27.8%). They were able to bury 16 of the free throws for a rate of 94.1%. Wake Forest committed 13 personal fouls for the matchup which took the Tigers to the free throw line for a total of 17 attempts. They also gave up possession 13 times, while getting 13 steals for the game. The Tigers were able to corral 21 defensive boards and 8 offensive boards for a total of 29 in this matchup.
Efton Reid was important for the Tigers in this contest. He converted 7 of 9 for this contest for a rate of 77.8%, and had 1 rebound. He tallied 14 points in his 28 minutes of playing time, but wasn't able to tally an assist.
LSU has a win-loss mark of 7-0 on the campaign. As an offensive team, the Tigers are connecting on 47.1% from the field, which has them ranked 77th in Division 1. LSU has tallied 570 points for the year (81.4 per contest) and they average 40.1 boards per game. They are earning an assist 14.9 times per contest (100th in D-1) and they turn the ball over 12.9 times per game. The Tigers are committing 16.7 personal fouls every game and they hit 79.4% from the free throw line.
The Tigers are ranked 4th in college hoops in points given up per game with 54.1. They are forcing 20.4 TO's every game and allow teams to shoot 34.3% from the floor (4th in the country). The LSU defense allows 25.9% on shots from distance (49 of 189) and their opposition knocks down 64.8% of their shots from the free throw line. They surrender 11.0 assists and 33.1 boards every game, which ranks them 105th and 122nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Ohio
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