New Orleans Privateers vs Boise State Broncos Prediction, 12/13/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New Orleans Privateers vs Boise State Broncos
Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Location: ExtraMile Arena in Boise, ID
TV: Hulu Live TV
The Boise State Broncos (8-2) will take on the New Orleans Privateers (2-6) at ExtraMile Arena on Tuesday.
The New Orleans Privateers faced Portland and ended up losing by a score of 100-61 in their last game. New Orleans finished the game with a 34.8% field goal percentage (23 out of 66) and converted 5 of 16 3-point shots. At the free throw line, the Privateers buried 10 of 13 attempts for a percentage of 76.9%. When it comes to grabbing rebounds, they collected 36 with 10 of them being of the offensive variety. They also dished out 11 assists in this game as well as forcing the other team into 13 turnovers and having 7 steals. When it comes to defense, New Orleans allowed their opponent to shoot 55.0% from the field on 33 out of 60 shooting. Portland earned 27 dimes and had 9 steals for the game. Furthermore, Portland snagged 36 rebounds (5 offensive, 31 defensive), but didn't notch a rejection. Portland finished the game shooting 57.1% at the charity stripe by burying 16 of their 28 attempts. They made 18 of their 35 shots from 3-point land. When discussing personal fouls, the Privateers left the arena with 24 while Portland racked up 16 personal fouls.
Marquez Cooper is a player who was important in the matchup. He ended up scoring 10 points on 4 out of 7 shooting. He played 18 mins and totaled 3 rebounds. He finished the game shooting 57.1% from the floor but wasn't able to get an assist.
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New Orleans enters this game with a record of 2-6 on the season. They turn the ball over 19.8 times per contest and as a squad they are committing 19.5 personal fouls every game. As a team, New Orleans is snagging 31.1 boards per contest and has totaled 124 assists for the campaign, which has them ranked 252nd in college hoops in terms of passing. The Privateers are shooting 35.6% on three-point shots (48 of 135) and 67.1% from the free throw line. They have an average of 68.3 points per contest (273rd in the country) while shooting 43.3% from the floor.
When they are on the defensive end, the Privateers are forcing 17.8 turnovers per contest while drawing 18.1 personal fouls. They rank 207th in college hoops in giving up assists to their opponents with 129 surrendered on the campaign. The Privateers defensively are allowing and opponent field goal percentage of 51.4% (232 of 451) and they relinquish 35.0 rebounds per contest as a group. They are giving up 37.5% on shots from downtown and they are 357th in college hoops in points per game allowed (81.8).
In their last game, the Boise State Broncos walked away with a victory by a final of 57-52 against Saint Louis. The Broncos corralled 27 defensive rebounds and 10 offensive rebounds totaling 37 in this contest. They also gave up possession of the ball 12 times, while getting 7 steals in the game. Saint Louis had 19 personal fouls for the contest which got the Broncos to the charity stripe for a total of 19 shots. They were able to make 14 of the free throws for a rate of 73.7%. In reference to shooting from 3-point land, Boise State knocked down 7 of their 23 attempts (30.4%). Overall, the Broncos finished the game shooting 18 for 59 from the floor which had them sitting at 30.5%. The Broncos allowed Saint Louis to make 18 out of their 58 attempts from the field which gave them a percentage of 31.0% for the game. They finished shooting 22.2% from distance by shooting 4 out of 18 and finished the game at 12 out of 16 from the free throw line (75.0%). In relation to team rebounding, Boise State allowed Saint Louis to get 41 overall (12 on the offensive side).
Chibuzo Agbo ended up being a factor for the Broncos in this game. He converted 6 of 13 for this game for a rate of 46.2%, and tallied 6 rebounds. He earned 18 points in his 32 mins on the court, but went home with no dimes.
Boise State has a win-loss record of 8-2 on the year. The Broncos commit 15.9 fouls per game and they hit 71.0% from the free throw line. Their rate of earning assists is at 11.2 times per contest (321st in the nation) and they lose possession via turnover 11.4 times per contest. Boise State has 692 pts this year (69.2 per contest) and they snag 37.2 rebounds per contest. As an offensive team, the Broncos are hitting on 43.5% from the field, which is ranked 230th in the country.
The Broncos are ranked 12th in college hoops in points given up per game with 57.8. They have forced 12.8 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 37.3% from the field (16th in D-1). The Boise State defense concedes 27.0% on shots from beyond the arc (51 of 189) and their opponents are converting on 70.4% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have surrendered 8.3 dimes and 32.3 total rebounds per game, which ranks 7th and 83rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take New Orleans
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