Jackson State Tigers vs SMU Mustangs Prediction, 12/3/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Jackson State Tigers vs SMU Mustangs
Date: Saturday, December 3, 2022
Location: Moody Coliseum in University Park, TX
TV: Hulu Live TV
The Jackson State Tigers (0-6) are headed to Moody Coliseum on Saturday where they will attempt to defeat the SMU Mustangs (3-4).
The Jackson State Tigers took the court against Miami and took a loss by a final of 95-78 in their last game. Jackson State ended the game with a 47.5% field goal percentage (29 out of 61) and converted 10 of their 18 shots from beyond the perimeter. From the charity stripe, the Tigers made 10 of their 15 attempts for a rate of 66.7%. With respect to hauling in boards, they collected 33 with 15 of them being on the offensive end. They also recorded 18 assists in the game as well as creating 7 turnovers and having 3 steals. In relation to defense, Jackson State let their opponent shoot 60.0% from the field on 33 out of 55 shooting. Miami totaled 23 assists and had 4 steals for the game. Moreover, Miami collected 19 boards (4 offensive, 15 defensive), but didn't notch a block. Miami finished the contest at 88.2% from the charity stripe by knocking down 15 of 17 shots. They converted 14 of their 28 attempts from distance. In relation to personal fouls, the Tigers ended up finishing with 19 while Miami totaled 17 personal fouls.
Jamarcus Jones is someone who was a major factor in this contest. He shot 100.0% from the floor and distributed 2 assists. He saw the court for 29 minutes played and pulled down 5 rebounds. He ended up finishing with 18 points on 6 of 6 shooting.
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Jackson State will play this game with a mark of 0-6 on the year. They lose possession by turning the ball over 15.8 times per game and as a team they are committing 18.3 fouls per game. As a unit, Jackson State is grabbing 37.2 boards per game and has racked up 76 assists for the year, which ranks 327th in D-1 in terms of passing. The Tigers are connecting on 32.6% on shots from 3-point land (44 of 135) and 64.0% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 70.5 points per game (228th in D-1) while hitting 42.0% from the field.
On defense, the Tigers have forced 12.8 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 14.8 personal fouls. They are ranked 271st in the nation in allowing assists to the opposition with 104 relinquished for the year. The Tigers defensively are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 51.0% (177 of 347) and they relinquish 33.5 boards per contest as a unit. They concede 42.1% from beyond the arc and they are 360th in college basketball in PPG from their opponents (84.5).
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the SMU Mustangs went home defeated by a final of 83-64 when they played Texas A&M. The Mustangs corralled 21 defensive boards and 12 offensive boards for a total of 33 for the game. They also turned the ball over 19 times, while earning 2 steals for the game. Texas A&M was called for 24 personal fouls for the matchup which got the Mustangs to the free throw line for 25 tries. They were able to convert 18 of them for a rate of 72.0%. In the matter of three-point attempts, SMU made 8 of 24 attempts (33.3%). When the final whistle blew, the Mustangs finished the game shooting 19 out of 55 from the field which gave them a rate of 34.5%. The Mustangs permitted Texas A&M to make 30 of their 61 attempts from the floor which left them with a rate of 49.2% for the matchup. They finished 35.3% from distance by hitting 6 of 17 and finished the game at 17 of 25 from the free throw line (68.0%). When talking about cleaning the glass, SMU allowed Texas A&M to snag 31 overall (9 offensive).
Stefan Todorovic was important for the Mustangs in the game. He recorded 10 points in his 28 minutes on the court and had 2 assists in this matchup. He made 2 out of 6 in the game for a field goal rate of 33.3%, and had 4 rebounds.
SMU has a mark of 3-4 so far this season. The Mustangs are responsible for committing 17.7 personal fouls per contest and they connect on 68.9% from the free throw line. They are assisting teammates 11.3 times per game (315th in college basketball) and they turn it over 13.1 times per contest. SMU has tallied 468 pts this year (66.9 per contest) and they pull in 39.4 boards per contest. On the offensive side of the court, the Mustangs are shooting 39.3% from the floor, which is 337th in D-1.
The Mustangs on the defensive side of the court are 159th in college basketball in points allowed per contest with 67.7. They are forcing their opponents into 11.1 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 40.2% from the floor (96th in college hoops). The SMU defense concedes 28.5% on shots from beyond the arc (41 of 144) and their opponents are connecting on 64.8% of their free throw attempts. They have conceded 14.1 assists and 39.7 rebounds on a nightly basis, which is ranked 283rd and 353rd in Division 1.
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Jackson State
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