UL Monroe Warhawks vs LSU Tigers Prediction, 11/9/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: UL Monroe Warhawks vs LSU Tigers
Date: Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Location: Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, LA
Pete Maravich Assembly Center is the location where the LSU Tigers (19-10 last season) will take on the UL Monroe Warhawks (7-19 last year) on Tuesday.
The UL Monroe Warhawks stepped onto the hardwood against the South Alabama Jaguars and took a loss by a score of 80-72 in their last contest. UL Monroe ended the game with a 37.0% field goal percentage (27 of 73) and converted 7 of 29 shots from beyond the perimeter. From the free throw line, the Warhawks converted 11 of 15 attempts for a rate of 73.3%. In reference to rebounding, they earned a total of 38 with 14 of them being offensive. They also recorded 16 dimes in the matchup in addition to forcing the opposition into 12 turnovers and getting 9 steals. With respect to defense, UL Monroe allowed the other team to shoot 47.8% from the floor on 22 out of 46 shooting. South Alabama doled out 12 dimes and had 1 steal in this matchup. On top of that, South Alabama totaled 35 rebounds (5 offensive, 30 defensive), but wasn't able to record a block. South Alabama shot 75.8% from the charity stripe by knocking down 25 of their 33 attempts. They made 11 of 24 attempts from downtown. Regarding fouls, the Warhawks left the arena with 22 while the Jaguars accumulated 16 fouls.
Russell Harrison is someone who was a contributor for the game. He was able to score 13 points on 4 of 13 shooting. He played for 39 mins and also pulled down 13 rebounds. He went 30.8% from the floor and totaled 2 dimes.
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UL Monroe heads into this contest after finishing with a mark of 7-19 last year. They had an average of 64.2 pts per game (321st in Division 1) while shooting 41.6% from the field. The Warhawks shot 34.0% on shots from distance (194 of 571) and 70.3% from the charity stripe. As a squad, UL Monroe pulled down 30.4 rebounds per game and had 355 dimes last year, which ranked 107th in college hoops in terms of passing. They turned it over 13.0 times per contest and as a basketball team committed 16.7 fouls every game.
On defense, the Warhawks were able to force their opponents into 14.4 turnovers per contest while drawing 15.2 fouls. They were ranked 213th in college hoops in allowing assists 328 surrendered last season. The Warhawks gave up a shooting percentage of 43.7% (626 of 1,432) and they conceded 37.4 boards per game as a squad. They gave up 36.5% on 3-point attempts while they were 134th in Division 1 in points per game from their opponents (68.9).
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the LSU Tigers took a loss by a score of 86-78 when they faced the Michigan Wolverines. In the matter of rebounding, LSU permitted Michigan to grab 34 in total (5 on the offensive glass). They finished 40.0% from 3-point land by shooting 10 out of 25 and walked away from this one shooting 20 of 25 at the free throw line (80.0%). The Tigers permitted the Wolverines to bury 28 out of 52 tries from the floor which gave them a rate of 53.8% in the game. When the final whistle blew, the Tigers ended up shooting 27 out of 69 from the floor which had them sitting at 39.1%. In reference to shooting from downtown, LSU converted 6 of 21 tries (28.6%). They were able to convert 18 of the free throws for a rate of 78.3%. The Wolverines were called for 17 personal fouls in this matchup which got the Tigers to the charity stripe for 23 tries. They also turned it over 3 times, while getting 5 steals for the game. The Tigers recorded 18 defensive rebounds and 7 offensive boards for a total of 25 for this contest.
Javonte Smart ended up being a factor for the Tigers for the matchup. He recorded 27 points in his 40 mins on the court and earned 6 assists for this game. He converted 10 out of 23 for the contest for a field goal percentage of 43.5%, and tallied 9 rebounds.
LSU had a win-loss record of 19-10 last season. The Tigers were responsible for committing 17.4 fouls per game and they connected on 75.0% from the free throw line. Their rate of assisting teammates was at 12.1 times per contest (245th in college basketball) and they turned it over 11.3 times per game. LSU had 2,371 pts last season (81.8 per contest) and they pulled in 38.4 boards per game. On the offensive side of the court, the Tigers shot 45.9% from the floor, which was ranked 84th in Division 1.
The Tigers on defense were ranked 286th in college basketball in points per game surrendered with 75.2. They forced 13.1 turnovers per game and let teams shoot 41.9% from the field (94th in the nation). The LSU defense gave up 30.0% on 3-point shots (243 of 811) and their opponents connected on 71.4% of their shots from the free throw line. They gave up 13.8 dimes and 37.8 total rebounds per game, ranking them 241st and 300th in Division 1.
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