Boston Terriers vs UConn Huskies Prediction, 11/11/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Boston Terriers vs UConn Huskies
Date: Friday, November 11, 2022
Location: Gampel Pavilion in Storrs, CT
The UConn Huskies (1-0) are welcoming the Boston Terriers (1-0) at Gampel Pavilion on Friday.
The Boston Terriers played Northeastern and went home with a win by a final score of 72-63 in their last game. Boston walked away from the contest having earned a 38.7% field goal percentage (24 of 62) and buried 8 out of their 23 shots from distance. From the free throw line, the Terriers converted 16 of their 25 shots for a rate of 64.0%. Concerning getting rebounds, they earned 34 with 10 of them being on the offensive end. They also recorded 13 assists in this matchup in addition to forcing the other team into 16 turnovers and earning 8 steals. Pertaining to the defense, Boston allowed the other team to shoot 36.7% from the field on 18 of 49 shooting. Northeastern doled out 9 assists and had 8 steals in this game. Additionally, Northeastern totaled 35 boards (6 offensive, 29 defensive), but wasn't able to put a block in the stat sheet. Northeastern ended up going 76.9% at the free throw line by knocking down 20 of 26 tries. They knocked down 7 of their 23 shots from downtown. In relation to fouls, the Terriers ended up finishing with 19 while Northeastern accumulated 19 fouls.
Walter Whyte is one guy who came through in the matchup. He finished the contest at 62.5% from the floor but had no assists when the time ran out. He played for 33 minutes and also snagged 13 rebounds. He ended up with 27 points on 10 of 16 shooting.
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Boston will enter this game with a win-loss record of 1-0 for the year. They lose possession via turnover 11.0 times per game and as a unit they commit 19.0 personal fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, Boston is grabbing 40.0 boards per game and has accounted for 13 dimes so far this season, which is 139th in D-1 in terms of passing. The Terriers are shooting 34.8% on shots from downtown (8 of 23) and 64.0% from the free throw line. They are averaging 72.0 points per game (162nd in college hoops) while shooting 38.7% from the field.
When they are on defense, the Terriers are forcing 17.0 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 19.0 personal fouls. They currently rank 154th in the nation in allowing assists to the opposition with 9 relinquished for the campaign. The Terriers are giving up and opponent field goal percentage of 36.7% (18 of 49) and they relinquish 37.0 rebounds per game as a squad. They give up 30.4% on 3-point shots while they are 180th in college basketball in points per game allowed (63.0).
For their last game, the UConn Huskies went home victorious with a score of 85-54 when they faced Stonehill. In relation to cleaning the glass, UConn allowed Stonehill to pull down 20 in total (4 offensive). They finished shooting 29.4% from distance by connecting on 5 of 17 and walked away from this one shooting 17 of 22 from the free throw line (77.3%). The Huskies permitted Stonehill to convert 16 out of their 45 attempts from the floor which gave them a rate of 35.6% in this matchup. When this game wrapped up, the Huskies ended up shooting 29 for 63 from the floor which had them shooting 46.0%. When discussing shots from beyond the arc, UConn made 5 of 24 tries (20.8%). They were able to make 22 of the free throws for a rate of 71.0%. Stonehill was called for 21 personal fouls for the contest which took the Huskies to the charity stripe for a total of 31 tries. They also gave up possession of the ball 15 times, while getting 11 steals for the contest. The Huskies were able to collect 25 defensive boards and 15 offensive rebounds for a total of 40 in this matchup.
Adama Sanogo ended up being a factor for the Huskies in the matchup. He recorded 19 points in his 19 mins on the court and had 1 assist for the game. He converted 8 out of 11 for this game for a rate of 72.7%, and had 6 rebounds.
UConn has a record of 1-0 so far this year. The Huskies are committing 20.0 personal fouls per game while shooting 71.0% from the free throw line. They are earning an assist 16.0 times per game (90th in D-1) and they turn it over 15.0 times per game. UConn has accumulated 85 points this year and they collect 44.0 rebounds per game. As an offensive unit, the Huskies are shooting 46.0% from the floor, which has them ranked 123rd in college basketball.
The Huskies on the defensive end are ranked 108th in college basketball in points given up per game with 54.0. They are able to force 24.0 turnovers on a nightly basis and have allowed teams to shoot 35.6% from the floor (135th in D-1). The UConn defense surrenders 29.4% on shots from beyond the perimeter (5 of 17) and opponents are connecting on 77.3% of their foul shots. They have relinquished 9.0 dimes and 24.0 boards per contest, which has them ranked 156th and 64th in college hoops.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take UConn
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