Omaha Mavericks vs Iowa Hawkeyes Prediction, 11/21/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Omaha Mavericks vs Iowa Hawkeyes
Date: Monday, November 21, 2022
Location: Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, IA
TV: Hulu Live TV
The Iowa Hawkeyes (3-0) will play the Omaha Mavericks (1-3) at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Monday.
The Omaha Mavericks played Ball State and took a loss by a score of 71-61 in their last contest. Regarding personal fouls, the Mavericks ended up walking away with 23 while Ball State finished the game with 20 personal fouls. They also made 5 out of their 18 tries from 3-point land. Ball State walked away from this one shooting 78.6% from the free throw line by knocking down 22 of 28 shots. Additionally, Ball State pulled down 35 boards (8 offensive, 27 defensive), but wasn't able to record a rejection. Ball State doled out 11 dimes and had 11 steals for this contest. When it comes to defense, Omaha allowed the other team to shoot 41.5% from the floor on 22 of 53 shooting. They also doled out 9 assists in the game while forcing the other team into 17 turnovers and getting 6 steals. Regarding pulling down boards, they collected a total of 35 with 14 of them being of the offensive sort. At the free throw line, the Mavericks converted 13 of their 21 attempts for a percentage of 61.9%. Omaha walked away from the contest having earned a 35.0% FG percentage (21 out of 60) and knocked down 6 of their 20 3-point shots.
JJ White is a player who was a major contributor for the game. He totaled 15 points on 5 of 9 shooting. He saw the court for 28 mins and collected 7 rebounds. He finished the game shooting 55.6% from the field and recorded 5 dimes.
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Omaha steps onto the hardwood with a win-loss record of 1-3 for the year. They average 66.3 points per outing (294th in Division 1) while hitting 40.7% from the floor. The Mavericks are hitting 28.8% on shots from beyond the arc (21 of 73) and 76.7% from the free throw line. As a team, Omaha is pulling in 32.8 boards per contest and has tallied 40 assists for the year, which has them ranked 309th in the nation in terms of passing the rock. They lose possession via turnover 14.5 times per game and as a unit they are committing 20.0 fouls every game.
When they are on the defensive end, the Mavericks are forcing 13.5 turnovers per game while drawing 17.3 fouls. They give up 38.2% on 3-point attempts and they are 311th in D-1 in points per game allowed (76.8). The Mavericks are giving up a shooting percentage of 47.9% (105 of 219) and they surrender 35.8 boards per contest as a basketball team. They are 258th in D-1 in allowing assists to the opposition with 56 conceded on the year.
In their last game, the Iowa Hawkeyes walked away with a victory by a final of 83-67 against Seton Hall. The Hawkeyes snagged 24 defensive boards and 12 offensive boards totaling 36 for the matchup. They gave up possession of the ball 7 times, while recording 8 steals for this contest. Seton Hall was called for 25 fouls for the matchup which took the Hawkeyes to the free throw line for 33 shots. They were able to knock down 28 of them for a percentage of 84.8%. With regard to shots from beyond the arc, Iowa converted 5 of their 16 attempts (31.3%). When all was said and done, the Hawkeyes ended up shooting 25 out of 58 from the field which had them at 43.1%. The Hawkeyes permitted Seton Hall to bury 24 out of their 67 tries from the field which left them with a rate of 35.8% in the game. They wrapped up this game 36.4% from distance by shooting 8 out of 22 and ended up shooting 11 out of 13 at the free throw line (84.6%). When it comes to attacking the glass, Iowa allowed Seton Hall to pull down 35 overall (13 on the offensive side).
Kris Murray was important for the Hawkeyes in the matchup. He converted 10 of 20 for the matchup for a rate of 50.0%, and accumulated 11 rebounds. He had 29 points in his 37 minutes on the court and added 1 assist for this game.
Iowa has a mark of 3-0 so far this season. The Hawkeyes are committing 12.0 fouls per game and they hit 77.0% from the free throw line. They are earning an assist 20.0 times per game (12th in the country) and they turn it over 7.7 times per game. Iowa has scored 284 points for the year (94.7 per contest) and they average 41.3 boards per contest. As an offensive unit, the Hawkeyes are shooting 49.0% from the field, which is ranked 67th in Division 1.
The Hawkeyes on the defensive end are ranked 117th in D-1 in points per game surrendered with 65.3. They are forcing 18.0 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 37.5% from the floor (63rd in college hoops). The Iowa defense allows 34.4% on three-point shots (22 of 64) and opponents are knocking down 85.7% of their shots from the free throw line. They relinquish 10.7 dimes and 37.7 boards per contest, ranking them 94th and 293rd in those defensive categories.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Iowa
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