UL Monroe Warhawks vs Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Prediction, 11/24/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: UL Monroe Warhawks vs Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
Date: Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Location: Thomas Assembly Center in Ruston, LA
Thomas Assembly Center is the site where the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (3-1) will take on the UL Monroe Warhawks (2-2) on Wednesday.
The UL Monroe Warhawks faced Northwestern State and notched a win by a score of 96-66 in their last contest. UL Monroe ended having earned a 56.5% field goal percentage (35 of 62) and made 6 out of their 16 3-pointers. From the free throw line, the Warhawks made 20 of their 29 tries for a percentage of 69.0%. Concerning pulling down boards, they earned 36 with 8 of them being on the offensive end. They also dished out 24 assists for the game while forcing 24 turnovers and having 15 steals. With regard to defending, UL Monroe allowed the other team to go 41.4% from the field on 24 out of 58 shooting. Northwestern State doled out 14 assists and had 8 steals for this game. On top of that, Northwestern State totaled 30 boards (9 offensive, 21 defensive), but finished the game with no rejections. Northwestern State finished the contest at 55.0% at the free throw line by knocking down 11 of their 20 tries. They knocked down 7 of 22 attempts from long range. Regarding fouls, the Warhawks ended up with 20 while Northwestern State had 23 fouls.
Trey Boston is someone who was a major factor for the matchup. He finished 71.4% from the field and also dished out 4 assists. He was on the court for 17 minutes and also pulled down 6 boards. He totaled 16 points on 5 out of 7 shooting.
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UL Monroe enters this game with a record of 2-2 this year. They are giving up possession 16.5 times per contest and as a squad are committing 19.5 personal fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, UL Monroe is grabbing 36.3 rebounds per contest and has totaled 61 dimes so far this season, which ranks 182nd in the country in terms of passing the ball. The Warhawks are connecting on 29.9% on shots from distance (23 of 77) and 66.3% from the charity stripe. They have an average of 78.5 points per outing (99th in Division 1) while connecting on 47.0% from the field.
On the defensive end, the Warhawks are able to force 18.0 turnovers every game while drawing 19.0 fouls. They are currently ranked 232nd in the nation in allowing assists to the opposition with 64 relinquished so far this year. The Warhawks defense is allowing a shooting percentage of 44.4% (112 of 252) and they concede 38.0 rebounds per game as a group. They are giving up 33.3% on shots from distance and they rank 322nd in the country in opponents points per game (79.8).
The last time they took the hardwood, the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs got the victory with a final of 83-64 when they played Northwestern State. Regarding rebounding, Louisiana Tech permitted Northwestern State to collect 26 in total (5 on the offensive side). They went 25.0% from 3-point land by going 4 out of 16 and finished the game at 10 of 17 from the charity stripe (58.8%). The Bulldogs allowed Northwestern State to convert 25 out of 58 tries from the field which left them shooting 43.1% in this contest. Overall, the Bulldogs finished shooting 29 out of 59 from the field which gave them a percentage of 49.2%. Pertaining to 3-pointers, Louisiana Tech converted 10 out of 25 tries (40.0%). They were able to make 15 of the free throw tries for a clip of 83.3%. Northwestern State committed 16 fouls for this contest which took the Bulldogs to the free throw line for 18 shots. They also gave up possession of the ball 12 times, while getting 7 steals in the game. The Bulldogs snagged 20 defensive rebounds and 8 offensive rebounds totaling 28 for the game.
Kenneth Lofton was important for the Bulldogs for the contest. He recorded 17 points in his 25 mins on the court and had 1 assist for the matchup. He made 7 out of 10 for the game for a rate of 70.0%, and accounted for 11 rebounds.
Louisiana Tech has a mark of 3-1 for the year. The Bulldogs commit 14.8 fouls every game while shooting 62.4% from the free throw line. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 15.3 times per contest (86th in college basketball) and they turn the ball over 13.3 times per game. Louisiana Tech has accumulated 308 points this season (77.0 per contest) and they pull in 40.0 boards per contest. As an offensive unit, the Bulldogs are hitting on 44.2% from the floor, which is ranked 179th in college hoops.
The Bulldogs defensively are ranked 236th in the country in PPG surrendered with 71.5. They are forcing 15.8 TO's every game and allow teams to shoot 41.4% from the floor (172nd in college basketball). The Louisiana Tech defense allows 33.7% on shots from behind the 3-point line (34 of 101) and their opposition makes 70.2% of their free throw attempts. They relinquish 14.3 assists and 39.0 total rebounds per game, which is 276th and 294th in college basketball.
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Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take UL Monroe
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