Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions vs Nebraska Cornhuskers Prediction, 11/20/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions vs Nebraska Cornhuskers
Date: Sunday, November 20, 2022
Location: Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, NE
TV: Hulu Live TV
The Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions (1-4) are en route to Pinnacle Bank Arena on Sunday where they will try to beat the Nebraska Cornhuskers (2-1).
The Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions faced off with Kent State and went home with a loss by a final score of 94-68 in their last game. When discussing personal fouls, the Golden Lions ended up walking away with 30 while Kent State recorded 21 personal fouls. They buried 10 of 21 tries from distance. Kent State shot 87.2% at the charity stripe by burying 34 of their 39 shots. Moreover, Kent State totaled 40 rebounds (6 offensive, 34 defensive), but wrapped up the game with no rejections. Kent State doled out 14 dimes and had 8 steals in the game. With respect to defense, Arkansas-Pine Bluff allowed the other team to go 46.3% from the floor on 25 out of 54 shooting. They also recorded 10 assists for the game in addition to forcing 20 turnovers and getting 9 steals. When it comes to pulling down rebounds, they collected a total of 24 with 4 of them being on the offensive end. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Golden Lions made 12 of their 16 tries for a percentage of 75.0%. Arkansas-Pine Bluff finished the game having earned a 40.0% field goal percentage (24 out of 60) and made 8 out of their 25 3-point attempts.
Shaun Doss is one player who was a major factor for the game. He left the arena with 29 points on 9 out of 16 shooting. He was on the court for 36 minutes and grabbed 3 rebounds. He finished 56.3% from the field and also totaled 2 assists.
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Arkansas-Pine Bluff will enter this contest with a win-loss record of 1-4 for the campaign. They turn it over 15.0 times per contest and as a team are committing 22.0 personal fouls per contest. As a team, Arkansas-Pine Bluff is pulling down 35.0 boards per game and has 71 dimes this year, which ranks 18th in D-1 in terms of passing the ball. The Golden Lions are shooting 31.5% on shots from distance (39 of 124) and 67.2% from the charity stripe. They average 66.4 pts per contest (300th in the country) on 39.1% from the floor.
Defensively, the Golden Lions are forcing their opponents into 16.8 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 13.6 fouls. They rank 345th in college basketball in giving up assists to their opponents with 64 surrendered this season. The Golden Lions defense is giving up and opponent field goal percentage of 42.4% (118 of 278) and they relinquish 41.0 rebounds per game as a squad. They are giving up 26.2% on 3-pointers and they are ranked 264th in Division 1 in points per game allowed (73.6).
The last time they took the court, the Nebraska Cornhuskers took a loss by a score of 70-50 against St. John's. The Cornhuskers were able to corral 23 defensive rebounds and 16 offensive boards for a total of 39 for the game. They turned it over 16 times, while recording 5 steals in the matchup. St. John's was called for 17 personal fouls for this contest which got the Cornhuskers to the charity stripe for 14 tries. They were able to convert 7 of those for a percentage of 50.0%. In terms of shots from distance, Nebraska converted 5 out of their 27 tries (18.5%). When this game wrapped up, the Cornhuskers walked away from this one shooting 19 out of 64 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 29.7%. The Cornhuskers permitted St. John's to bury 29 of 74 tries from the floor which gave them a percentage of 39.2% in this matchup. They finished the game shooting 23.8% from three-point range by connecting on 5 of 21 and ended up shooting 7 of 14 from the free throw line (50.0%). In regard to how they cleaned up the glass, Nebraska allowed St. John's to snag 47 in all (19 on the offensive side).
Keisei Tominaga ended up being a major contributor for the Cornhuskers for this contest. He made 5 out of 8 in the game giving him a field goal percentage of 62.5%, and had 2 rebounds. He totaled 15 points in his 24 mins of playing time, but didn't record an assist.
Nebraska has a win-loss record of 2-1 on the season. The Cornhuskers are committing 12.7 personal fouls every game while shooting 60.7% from the charity stripe. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 11.0 times per contest (306th in the country) and they turn the ball over 13.7 times per game. Nebraska has earned 204 points on the year (68.0 per contest) and they pull in 41.7 rebounds per contest. On the offensive side of the court, the Cornhuskers are hitting on 41.3% from the field, which ranks them 280th in the nation.
The Cornhuskers on the defensive side of the court are 136th in college hoops in points given up per game with 65.7. They are forcing 14.7 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 42.2% from the floor (194th in college basketball). The Nebraska defense concedes 32.8% from downtown (22 of 67) and their opponents are making 50.0% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have surrendered 13.0 dimes and 38.0 total rebounds per game, which ranks them 224th and 297th in the country.
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Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Arkansas-Pine Bluff
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