Monmouth Hawks vs Syracuse Orange Prediction, 12/12/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Monmouth Hawks vs Syracuse Orange
Date: Monday, December 12, 2022
Location: JMA Wireless Dome in Syracuse, NY
The Monmouth Hawks (1-9) are traveling to JMA Wireless Dome on Monday where they will go up against the Syracuse Orange (6-4).
The Monmouth Hawks took the court against Princeton and took a loss by a final of 91-54 in their last contest. In regard to personal fouls, the Hawks walked away with 23 while Princeton accumulated 15 personal fouls. They also made 8 out of their 26 shots from beyond the perimeter. Princeton finished the game shooting 77.8% at the free throw line by making 21 of 27 tries. Additionally, Princeton snagged 46 boards (11 offensive, 35 defensive), but didn't notch a block. Princeton recorded 21 dimes and had 5 steals for the matchup. In relation to the defense, Monmouth allowed the other team to go 53.4% from the floor on 31 out of 58 shooting. They also distributed 11 assists in the game as well as forcing 12 turnovers and having 7 steals. In the matter of rebounding, they collected 27 with 8 of them being on the offensive end. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Hawks knocked down 10 of 14 tries for a percentage of 71.4%. Monmouth wrapped up the contest with a 33.9% field goal percentage (21 of 62) and made 2 of their 13 shots from downtown.
Klemen Vuga is a player who came through in this contest. He scored 10 points on 4 out of 9 shooting. He was on the court for 16 minutes and also pulled down 5 rebounds. He went 44.4% from the floor but wasn't able to get a dime.
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Monmouth heads into this one with a win-loss record of 1-9 on the season. They average 61.5 points per game (346th in the nation) while going 39.6% from the field. The Hawks are shooting 28.8% on three-point shots (49 of 170) and 60.2% from the free throw line. As a unit, Monmouth is grabbing 32.7 rebounds per game and has accounted for 117 dimes so far this year, which has them ranked 265th in Division 1 in terms of passing the rock. They are turning it over 17.6 times per contest and as a unit they commit 20.6 fouls on a nightly basis.
On defense, the Hawks are forcing 14.9 turnovers per contest while drawing 19.3 fouls. They are ranked 326th in college hoops in giving up assists with 158 relinquished for the year. The Hawks are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 49.9% (275 of 551) and they concede 36.8 rebounds per game as a group. They are surrendering 41.1% on 3-point attempts while they are 358th in college basketball in points per game allowed (82.9).
In their last game, the Syracuse Orange walked away with a victory by a final of 83-64 when they faced Georgetown. When it comes to rebounding, Syracuse permitted Georgetown to snag 28 overall (10 on the offensive glass). They wrapped up this game 24.0% from 3-point land by going 6 out of 25 and finished the game at 14 out of 16 at the charity stripe (87.5%). The Orange allowed Georgetown to convert 22 out of their 59 attempts from the floor which gave them a rate of 37.3% in this game. At the conclusion of this game, the Orange shot 30 out of 60 from the floor which had them shooting 50.0%. In reference to 3-pointers, Syracuse made 3 out of their 14 tries (21.4%). They were able to make 20 of those for a percentage of 95.2%. Georgetown was called for 19 fouls in the game which took the Orange to the free throw line for a total of 21 attempts. They turned it over 7 times, while recording 10 steals in this matchup. The Orange were able to corral 23 defensive rebounds and 8 offensive rebounds totaling 31 in this matchup.
Jesse Edwards was important for the Orange in this contest. He recorded 20 points in his 32 minutes on the court and accumulated 3 dimes for this contest. He made 10 of 14 in this game for a field goal rate of 71.4%, and totaled 11 rebounds.
Syracuse has a win-loss mark of 6-4 for the campaign. The Orange have committed 14.1 fouls per game and they shoot 73.0% from the free throw line. They are dishing out assists 14.6 times per game (125th in college basketball) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 11.4 times per game. Syracuse has totaled 733 points for the season (73.3 per game) and they pull down 37.5 boards per contest. As an offense, the Orange are shooting 45.9% from the floor, which ranks 133rd in the nation.
The Syracuse defense allows 32.1% on shots from 3-point land (95 of 296) and their opponents are knocking down 65.1% of their free throw attempts. They surrender 16.4 dimes and 37.9 rebounds per contest, which is ranked 350th and 324th in the nation. The Orange are ranked 176th in college basketball in points allowed per game with 68.4. They are able to force 13.6 TO's every game and allow teams to shoot 39.3% from the floor (52nd in the nation).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Monmouth
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