Colgate Raiders vs Syracuse Orange Prediction, 11/15/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Colgate Raiders vs Syracuse Orange
Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Location: JMA Wireless Dome in Syracuse, NY
The Syracuse Orange (1-0) are welcoming the Colgate Raiders (2-1) at JMA Wireless Dome on Tuesday.
The Colgate Raiders took the court against Wells and earned the victory with a final of 93-60 in their last game. Colgate wrapped up the game with a 48.7% field goal percentage (37 out of 76) and buried 12 out of their 32 shots from 3-point land. At the charity stripe, the Raiders knocked down 7 of 12 attempts for a rate of 58.3%. Pertaining to pulling down rebounds, they earned 38 with 14 of them being of the offensive sort. They also dished out 26 assists for the contest while forcing the opposition into 20 turnovers and earning 9 steals. When it comes to defending, Colgate allowed the other team to shoot 43.6% from the field on 24 out of 55 shooting. Wells earned 17 dimes and had 7 steals for this contest. Additionally, Wells grabbed 30 rebounds (3 offensive, 27 defensive), but didn't record a block for the team. Wells ended up going 55.6% from the charity stripe by knocking down 5 of 9 shots. They knocked down 7 out of their 14 shots from 3-point range. Regarding fouls, the Raiders ended up finishing with 12 while Wells recorded 10 fouls.
Tucker Richardson is a player who was a major factor in this matchup. He ended up walking away with 15 points on 6 out of 10 shooting. He saw the court for 22 minutes played and also collected 2 boards. He finished shooting 60.0% from the floor and also dished out 3 assists.
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Colgate comes into this game with a record of 2-1 for the campaign. They turn it over 15.0 times per game and as a squad they are committing 12.3 fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, Colgate is snagging 37.7 rebounds per contest and has earned 60 dimes for the season, which is 5th in the country in terms of passing the rock. The Raiders are shooting 35.3% on three-point attempts (24 of 68) and 67.3% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 85.7 pts per game (61st in college basketball) while going 52.9% from the field.
Defensively, the Raiders are forcing their opponents into 15.7 turnovers per game and they draw 14.7 fouls. They are relinquishing 34.0% on shots from beyond the perimeter while they are 244th in Division 1 in opponents PPG (72.0). The Raiders defense is allowing a FG percentage of 46.8% (87 of 186) and they relinquish 28.7 boards per game as a team. They rank 343rd in college basketball in allowing assists to the opposition with 47 relinquished on the campaign.
The last time they took the court, the Syracuse Orange walked away with a victory by a final of 90-72 when they played Lehigh. The Orange recorded 27 defensive boards and 7 offensive rebounds totaling 34 in this contest. They coughed up the ball 13 times, while recording 8 steals for this game. Lehigh had 19 fouls for this game which took the Orange to the charity stripe for a total of 31 shots. They were able to knock down 24 of the free throw tries for a rate of 77.4%. When talking about three-point attempts, Syracuse knocked down 6 of their 12 attempts (50.0%). At the conclusion of this game, the Orange finished the game shooting 30 for 55 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 54.5%. The Orange permitted Lehigh to convert 27 of 63 attempts from the field which gave them a percentage of 42.9% in this game. They finished 38.1% from distance by going 8 of 21 and finished the contest at 10 of 13 from the free throw line (76.9%). When talking about how they attacked the glass, Syracuse allowed Lehigh to grab 22 overall (6 on the offensive side).
Jesse Edwards was important for the Orange for the contest. He made 5 out of 8 in this matchup for a field goal percentage of 62.5%, and accounted for 11 rebounds. He earned 18 points in his 27 mins on the hardwood and had 1 assist in this matchup.
Syracuse has a mark of 1-0 on the campaign. As an offense, the Orange are hitting on 54.5% from the floor, which has them ranked 23rd in college hoops. Syracuse has earned 90 pts this year and they pull in 39.0 rebounds per game. They are dishing out assists 13.0 times per contest (224th in D-1) and they are turning it over 13.0 times per game. The Orange commit 10.0 personal fouls every game while shooting 77.4% from the free throw line.
The Orange on defense are ranked 242nd in Division 1 in PPG given up with 72.0. They are forcing 12.0 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 42.9% from the field (223rd in college hoops). The Syracuse defense allows 38.1% on 3-point shots (8 of 21) and opponents are making 76.9% of their free throw shots. They have surrendered 16.0 assists and 26.0 rebounds every game, which is ranked 325th and 11th in D-1.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Syracuse
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