Arkansas Razorbacks vs LSU Tigers Prediction, 1/15/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Arkansas Razorbacks vs LSU Tigers
Date: Saturday, January 15, 2022
Location: Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, LA
The Arkansas Razorbacks (11-5) are headed to Pete Maravich Assembly Center on Saturday where they will take on the LSU Tigers (15-1).
The Arkansas Razorbacks took the court against Missouri and notched a win by a score of 87-43 in their last contest. When talking about personal fouls, the Razorbacks finished with 15 while Missouri finished the game with 19 personal fouls. They made 2 out of their 16 attempts from distance. Missouri finished shooting 92.9% at the free throw line by knocking down 13 of 14 attempts. Additionally, Missouri grabbed 27 rebounds (5 offensive, 22 defensive), but wasn't able to record a rejection. Missouri recorded 8 assists and had 5 steals for this game. In regard to defending, Arkansas allowed the other team to shoot 29.2% from the floor on 14 of 48 shooting. They also recorded 18 assists for the matchup while forcing the opposition into 23 turnovers and getting 13 steals. In the matter of rebounding, they earned 37 with 11 of them being of the offensive sort. At the charity stripe, the Razorbacks made 19 of 26 attempts for a rate of 73.1%. Arkansas finished the contest with a 50.0% FG percentage (32 out of 64) and converted 4 of their 19 3-point shots.
Trey Wade is a guy who came through for this game. He finished the game shooting 70.0% from the field and earned 3 assists. He saw the court for 32 mins and also snagged 5 boards. He scored 17 points on 7 of 10 shooting.
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Arkansas heads into this contest with a mark of 11-5 on the campaign. They are losing possession via turnover 12.4 times per contest and as a basketball team are committing 16.5 personal fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, Arkansas is snagging 38.1 boards per game and is sitting with 255 assists for the campaign, which ranks 34th in the nation in terms of passing the ball. The Razorbacks are shooting 29.7% on shots from downtown (102 of 343) and 72.8% from the charity stripe. They average 80.5 points per contest (24th in college basketball) while hitting 46.1% from the field.
Defensively, the Razorbacks are able to force 15.2 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 19.1 personal fouls. They are relinquishing 35.6% on 3-pointers while they are 221st in college basketball in points per game allowed (70.1). The Razorbacks defense is giving up a field goal percentage of 43.2% (390 of 902) and they surrender 32.1 boards per contest as a team. They are ranked 294th in the nation in giving up assists to the opposition with 220 conceded on the campaign.
In their last game, the LSU Tigers took home the win by a final score of 64-58 against Florida. In relation to how they cleaned up the glass, LSU allowed Florida to grab 29 in total (9 offensive). They wrapped up this game 22.6% from distance by going 7 out of 31 and ended up shooting 11 out of 22 at the free throw line (50.0%). The Tigers allowed Florida to make 20 of 55 attempts from the field which had them at 36.4% for the game. In all, the Tigers finished the game shooting 27 out of 54 from the floor which had them at 50.0%. Regarding shooting from 3-point land, LSU made 3 out of 9 tries (33.3%). They were able to bury 7 of the free throw tries for a rate of 63.6%. Florida committed 10 fouls in this game which took the Tigers to the charity stripe for 11 shots. They coughed up the ball 15 times, while recording 8 steals for the contest. The Tigers corralled 24 defensive rebounds and 7 offensive rebounds totaling 31 in this contest.
Darius Days ended up being important for the Tigers for this contest. He earned 20 points in his 36 minutes on the hardwood and had 1 assist in the matchup. He made 9 out of 14 for the matchup for a rate of 64.3%, and accumulated 6 rebounds.
LSU has a win-loss mark of 15-1 on the year. The Tigers are committing 17.9 fouls per contest and they shoot 72.4% from the charity stripe. They are dishing out assists 12.9 times per game (214th in college hoops) and they are giving up possession 14.4 times per game. LSU has accumulated 1,218 points for the campaign (76.1 per game) and they collect 40.9 rebounds per contest. When it comes to offensive execution, the Tigers are hitting on 45.1% from the field, which ranks 142nd in Division 1.
The LSU defense allows 26.3% on shots from beyond the arc (112 of 426) and their opponents are knocking down 62.0% of their foul shots. They have surrendered 11.0 dimes and 34.4 rebounds per contest, which is 79th and 161st in Division 1. The Tigers on the defensive side of the court are 5th in D-1 in points given up per game with 56.5. They are able to force 18.7 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 35.0% from the floor (1st in D-1).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take LSU
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