Saint Louis Billikens vs Boise State Broncos Prediction, 11/30/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Saint Louis Billikens vs Boise State Broncos
Date: Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Location: ExtraMile Arena in Boise, ID
The Saint Louis Billikens (6-1) are hitting the road to ExtraMile Arena on Tuesday where they will compete against the Boise State Broncos (3-3).
The Saint Louis Billikens took the court against Stephen F. Austin and walked away with a win by a score of 79-68 in their last contest. Regarding personal fouls, the Billikens ended up walking away with 20 and Stephen F. Austin recorded 24 personal fouls. They made 2 of their 12 attempts from 3-point land. Stephen F. Austin finished the game at 74.1% at the free throw line by converting 20 of 27 attempts. On top of that, Stephen F. Austin collected 25 boards (6 offensive, 19 defensive), but didn't notch a block. Stephen F. Austin recorded 10 dimes and had 9 steals for this contest. With respect to the defense, Saint Louis allowed 44.2% from the floor on 23 of 52 shooting. They also dished out 12 assists in this contest in addition to forcing 14 turnovers and having 5 steals. In regard to grabbing boards, they earned 32 with 9 of them being of the offensive variety. At the free throw line, the Billikens buried 29 of 35 tries for a percentage of 82.9%. Saint Louis walked away from the game having earned a 41.5% FG percentage (22 of 53) and converted 6 out of their 16 three-point shots.
Marten Linssen is someone who was a major contributor for the matchup. He finished the contest at 62.5% from the field and distributed 1 assist. He was on the hardwood for 28 mins and also totaled 8 rebounds. He ended up finishing with 19 points on 5 out of 8 shooting.
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Saint Louis enters this one with a record of 6-1 so far this year. They have an average of 88.4 points per outing (6th in the country) while connecting on 48.4% from the field. The Billikens are hitting 38.2% on shots from beyond the arc (50 of 131) and 74.7% from the charity stripe. As a team, Saint Louis is pulling down 41.3 boards per game and is sitting with 111 dimes so far this year, which has them ranked 40th in college hoops in terms of passing. They are losing possession via turnover 12.4 times per contest and as a unit are committing 18.4 fouls every game.
On defense, the Billikens are able to force 18.6 turnovers every game while drawing 20.4 fouls. They are 97th in the nation in giving up assists with 67 surrendered so far this season. The Billikens are allowing a FG percentage of 40.4% (152 of 376) and they surrender 30.0 boards per contest as a squad. They are giving up 31.8% on shots from beyond the arc and they are 106th in college hoops in PPG allowed (64.4).
In their last game, the Boise State Broncos took a loss by a score of 46-39 when they played CSU Bakersfield. The Broncos corralled 20 defensive boards and 15 offensive rebounds for a total of 35 in this game. They also coughed it up 12 times, while getting 6 steals for the game. CSU Bakersfield committed 18 fouls in the game which got the Broncos to the charity stripe for a total of 13 shots. They were able to knock down 7 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 53.8%. Regarding three-point attempts, Boise State knocked down 6 out of 32 tries (18.8%). When all was said and done, the Broncos went 13 out of 58 from the field which had them at 22.4%. The Broncos allowed CSU Bakersfield to make 18 of 46 attempts from the floor which left them with a rate of 39.1% in the game. They finished the game shooting 30.0% from distance via 3 out of 10 and finished the contest at 7 out of 14 at the free throw line (50.0%). In regard to team rebounding, Boise State allowed CSU Bakersfield to snag 35 overall (7 offensive).
Devonaire Doutrive ended up having an impact for the Broncos in this game. He accumulated 15 points in his 34 minutes on the court, but wrapped up this contest with no dimes. He converted 5 of 15 in this contest giving him a field goal percentage of 33.3%, and had 6 rebounds.
Boise State has a mark of 3-3 this year. The Broncos are responsible for committing 14.7 personal fouls per game and they shoot 59.3% from the free throw line. They are dishing out assists 11.8 times per game (263rd in the nation) and they are turning it over 11.5 times per contest. Boise State has scored 368 points on the campaign (61.3 per contest) and they pull in 35.7 boards per game. As an offense, the Broncos are shooting 39.4% from the field, which ranks 319th in the country.
The Broncos are ranked 15th in Division 1 in PPG given up with 56.5. They are forcing 14.0 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 41.6% from the floor (158th in college hoops). The Boise State defense concedes 32.0% on 3-point shots (24 of 75) and opponents are connecting on 70.0% of their foul shots. They have given up 9.0 dimes and 33.7 rebounds per contest, ranking them 29th and 148th in college hoops.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Saint Louis
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