Grambling Tigers vs Prairie View A&M Panthers Prediction, 1/2/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Grambling Tigers vs Prairie View A&M Panthers
Date: Monday, January 2, 2023
Location: William Nicks Building in Prairie View, TX
TV: Youtube TV
William Nicks Building is the location where the Prairie View A&M Panthers (4-8) will try to beat the Grambling Tigers (6-5) on Monday.
The Grambling Tigers stepped onto the hardwood against Liberty and took a loss by a score of 75-56 in their last contest. Grambling walked away from the contest having earned a 47.1% FG percentage (24 out of 51) and made 3 of their 16 shots from beyond the arc. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Tigers converted 5 of their 13 attempts for a percentage of 38.5%. In relation to getting rebounds, they compiled 31 with 3 of them being offensive. They also doled out 11 assists in this matchup while forcing the other team into 8 turnovers and earning 7 steals. When discussing the defense, Grambling let their opponent shoot 41.1% from the floor on 23 out of 56 shooting. Liberty totaled 15 dimes and had 12 steals for this game. On top of that, Liberty grabbed 34 rebounds (6 offensive, 28 defensive), but didn't record a block for the team. Liberty shot 75.0% at the charity stripe by making 15 of their 20 shots. They also knocked down 14 out of their 34 shots from distance. When discussing fouls, the Tigers ended up walking away with 17 and Liberty totaled 15 fouls.
Cam Christon is someone who was a major contributor for this game. He finished shooting 42.9% from the floor and also earned 1 assist. He was on the hardwood for 27 minutes played and totaled 4 rebounds. He was able to score 13 points on 6 out of 14 shooting.
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Grambling steps onto the court with a record of 6-5 this year. They lose possession by turning the ball over 15.0 times per contest and as a basketball team are committing 19.5 personal fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, Grambling is snagging 36.9 boards per contest and has totaled 136 assists on the year, which has them ranked 343rd in the nation in terms of passing the rock. The Tigers are hitting 32.0% on 3-point shots (55 of 172) and 61.6% from the charity stripe. They have an average of 64.6 points per game (332nd in college basketball) while shooting 42.6% from the field.
When they are on defense, the Tigers are forcing 15.3 turnovers per contest and they draw 16.5 personal fouls. They currently rank 53rd in the country in giving up assists to their opponents with 136 relinquished this year. The Tigers are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 38.5% (231 of 600) and they surrender 35.9 boards per game as a basketball team. They surrender 30.6% on 3-pointers while they are 74th in college basketball in PPG allowed (64.5).
In their last game, the Prairie View A&M Panthers went home defeated by a final of 94-63 when they faced New Mexico. The Panthers collected 17 defensive boards and 10 offensive rebounds totaling 27 for the matchup. They also coughed up the ball 12 times, while getting 11 steals for the matchup. New Mexico earned 22 personal fouls in the matchup which took the Panthers to the charity stripe for a total of 26 tries. They were able to convert 18 of them for a percentage of 69.2%. In reference to shooting from 3-point land, Prairie View A&M made 5 of their 19 tries (26.3%). Overall, the Panthers went 20 for 71 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 28.2%. The Panthers allowed New Mexico to convert 32 out of 66 attempts from the field which gave them a percentage of 48.5% in this game. They shot 34.8% from beyond the arc by going 8 of 23 and finished the contest at 22 out of 35 from the free throw line (62.9%). In regard to cleaning the glass, Prairie View A&M allowed New Mexico to collect 59 overall (16 on the offensive glass).
William Douglas ended up being a factor for the Panthers for the contest. He buried 3 of 14 in the game for a rate of 21.4%, and totaled 4 rebounds. He had 17 points in his 34 minutes on the hardwood and had 2 dimes in the matchup.
Prairie View A&M has a win-loss mark of 4-8 on the year. The Panthers are responsible for committing 20.3 personal fouls every game and they connect on 71.9% from the charity stripe. They are assisting teammates 10.8 times per game (337th in the country) and they lose possession via turnover 12.5 times per game. Prairie View A&M has totaled 846 pts on the season (70.5 per game) and they grab 34.5 boards per game. As an offensive unit, the Panthers are shooting 41.0% from the field, which is ranked 329th in Division 1.
The Panthers on the defensive end are ranked 294th in college basketball in points allowed per contest with 73.4. They have forced 15.3 TO's every game and have let teams shoot 46.3% from the floor (328th in D-1). The Prairie View A&M defense surrenders 36.8% on 3-point attempts (89 of 242) and their opposition makes 72.5% of their free throw attempts. They have allowed 12.8 dimes and 33.7 rebounds per contest, which ranks them 197th and 162nd in those categories.
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Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Prairie View A&M
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