North Dakota State Bison vs Kansas Jayhawks Prediction, 11/10/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: North Dakota State Bison vs Kansas Jayhawks
Date: Thursday, November 10, 2022
Location: Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, KS
Allen Fieldhouse is the location where the Kansas Jayhawks (1-0) will compete against the North Dakota State Bison (0-1) on Thursday.
The North Dakota State Bison played Arkansas and ended up losing by a score of 76-58 in their last game. North Dakota State finished the contest having earned a 33.9% FG percentage (19 out of 56) and knocked down 5 of their 21 shots from 3-point land. From the charity stripe, the Bison buried 15 of 23 tries for a rate of 65.2%. Regarding grabbing boards, they collected a total of 32 with 7 of them being offensive. They also recorded 7 dimes in the game in addition to forcing the opposition into 11 turnovers and getting 5 steals. Pertaining to defense, North Dakota State allowed their opponent to shoot 49.1% from the field on 28 out of 57 shooting. Arkansas recorded 10 assists and had 11 steals for the game. Furthermore, Arkansas pulled down 35 rebounds (4 offensive, 31 defensive), but didn't notch a rejection. Arkansas finished shooting 69.6% when shooting free throws by burying 16 of their 23 attempts. They converted 4 of 10 tries from 3-point range. In the matter of personal fouls, the Bison ended up walking away with 16 while Arkansas totaled 19 personal fouls.
Grant Nelson is a guy who was a contributor for the contest. He finished the game at 55.6% from the field but finished the game without an assist. He was on the hardwood for 21 mins and also pulled down 6 rebounds. He accumulated 17 points on 5 of 9 shooting.
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North Dakota State comes into this matchup with a record of 0-1 on the season. They are averaging 58.0 points per game (251st in college basketball) on 33.9% from the floor. The Bison are connecting on 23.8% on three-point attempts (5 of 21) and 65.2% from the free throw line. As a team, North Dakota State is grabbing 35.0 boards per game and is sitting with 7 dimes so far this year, which is 278th in Division 1 in terms of passing. They turn it over 14.0 times per game and as a team are committing 16.0 personal fouls every game.
On defense, the Bison are able to force 11.0 turnovers per game and they draw 19.0 fouls. They give up 40.0% on 3-point shots while they are 274th in Division 1 in points per game allowed (76.0). The Bison defensively are giving up a FG percentage of 49.1% (28 of 57) and they concede 40.0 boards per game as a squad. They are 177th in college basketball in giving up assists to their opponents with 10 surrendered this season.
The last time they took the court, the Kansas Jayhawks went home victorious with a score of 89-64 when they played Omaha. When it comes to how they attacked the glass, Kansas permitted Omaha to snag 26 in all (7 on the offensive glass). They shot 23.8% from downtown by going 5 of 21 and finished the game at 15 out of 19 from the free throw line (78.9%). The Jayhawks allowed Omaha to bury 22 out of 57 attempts from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 38.6% in the matchup. When the final whistle was blown, the Jayhawks ended up shooting 36 for 69 from the field which gave them a rate of 52.2%. In regard to shots from beyond the perimeter, Kansas made 9 of 22 attempts (40.9%). They were able to knock down 8 of those for a percentage of 53.3%. Omaha was called for 9 fouls in the matchup which took the Jayhawks to the charity stripe for 15 tries. They coughed up the ball 9 times, while getting 8 steals for the matchup. The Jayhawks corralled 26 defensive boards and 15 offensive rebounds totaling 41 in this contest.
Gradey Dick ended up being a factor for the Jayhawks for this contest. He earned 23 points in his 32 minutes on the hardwood and had 1 assist for this game. He buried 9 out of 13 in this contest giving him a field goal percentage of 69.2%, and accounted for 2 rebounds.
Kansas has a win-loss mark of 1-0 for the season. On the offensive side of the court, the Jayhawks are hitting on 52.2% from the field, which is ranked 52nd in Division 1. Kansas has earned 89 points for the year and they collect 43.0 rebounds per game. They are earning an assist 24.0 times per game (16th in the country) and they turn the ball over 9.0 times per contest. The Jayhawks commit 13.0 personal fouls per game while shooting 53.3% from the free throw line.
The Kansas defense gives up 23.8% on shots from beyond the perimeter (5 of 21) and their opponents are making 78.9% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have relinquished 10.0 assists and 28.0 boards every game, which ranks 179th and 107th in those defensive categories. The Jayhawks on the defensive end are ranked 184th in the country in points allowed per contest with 64.0. They are forcing their opponents into 13.0 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 38.6% from the field (175th in college basketball).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Kansas
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