Saint Joseph's Hawks vs Rhode Island Rams Prediction, 1/12/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Saint Joseph's Hawks vs Rhode Island Rams
Date: Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Location: Ryan Center in Kingston, RI
The Saint Joseph's Hawks (7-6) are on their way to Ryan Center on Wednesday where they will take on the Rhode Island Rams (9-4).
The Saint Joseph's Hawks faced off with Davidson and went home with a loss by a final score of 88-73 in their last game. In the matter of personal fouls, the Hawks left the arena with 15 while Davidson accumulated 13 personal fouls. They knocked down 11 of 24 attempts from downtown. Davidson ended up shooting 84.6% at the free throw line by burying 11 of their 13 shots. Furthermore, Davidson grabbed 35 rebounds (4 offensive, 31 defensive), but didn't notch a rejection. Davidson recorded 16 assists and had 2 steals for the contest. When talking about defending, Saint Joseph's allowed their opponent to shoot 50.8% from the field on 33 of 65 shooting. They also doled out 14 dimes for the contest in addition to forcing 6 turnovers and earning 3 steals. When discussing getting rebounds, they collected 31 with 6 of them being offensive. At the charity stripe, the Hawks converted 8 of 11 shots for a rate of 72.7%. Saint Joseph's wrapped up the contest having earned a 41.5% FG percentage (27 of 65) and knocked down 11 out of their 28 shots from 3-point land.
Dahmir Bishop is a player who was a factor for the matchup. He ended up finishing with 17 points on 6 out of 12 shooting. He was on the court for 28 minutes and totaled 6 rebounds. He walked away from this one shooting 50.0% from the field but had no assists at the end of the game.
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Saint Joseph's enters this one with a record of 7-6 so far this season. They average 72.1 pts per contest (187th in Division 1) while going 43.3% from the floor. The Hawks are hitting 33.4% on three-point shots (117 of 350) and 66.7% from the free throw line. As a unit, Saint Joseph's is grabbing 39.2 boards per game and has accounted for 183 dimes for the year, which is 206th in the country in terms of passing the rock. They are turning it over 13.2 times per contest and as a unit they commit 15.9 fouls on a nightly basis.
On defense, the Hawks are forcing their opponents into 9.6 turnovers per game while drawing 14.1 personal fouls. They currently rank 79th in the nation in giving up assists with 152 surrendered for the campaign. The Hawks are giving up a field goal percentage of 41.9% (339 of 809) and they relinquish 35.8 rebounds per game as a basketball team. They surrender 35.1% on shots from downtown while they are 233rd in D-1 in PPG allowed (70.4).
The last time they took the court, the Rhode Island Rams took a loss by a score of 72-68 when they played Davidson. The Rams were able to snag 19 defensive boards and 6 offensive boards for a total of 25 for this contest. They turned the ball over 11 times, while recording 5 steals for the contest. Davidson was called for 17 fouls for this contest which got the Rams to the charity stripe for a total of 17 attempts. They were able to convert 12 of the free throw attempts for a clip of 70.6%. With respect to 3-point attempts, Rhode Island made 4 of their 10 attempts (40.0%). When this game wrapped up, the Rams finished shooting 26 for 50 from the field which had them at 52.0%. The Rams permitted Davidson to convert 24 out of 49 attempts from the floor which had them shooting 49.0% in this game. They finished 25.0% from behind the 3-point line by shooting 6 of 24 and walked away from this one shooting 18 out of 23 at the free throw line (78.3%). In the matter of cleaning up the glass, Rhode Island permitted Davidson to snag 25 in all (7 on the offensive side).
Jeremy Sheppard ended up being a major contributor for the Rams in the matchup. He earned 17 points in his 34 mins of playing time and added 2 dimes for this game. He buried 6 of 11 for this contest giving him a rate of 54.5%, and totaled 2 rebounds.
Rhode Island has a record of 9-4 so far this year. In terms of offensive execution, the Rams are hitting on 49.1% from the floor, which ranks them 16th in the nation. Rhode Island has accounted for 921 pts on the year (70.8 per contest) and they collect 35.6 rebounds per game. Their rate of earning assists is at 13.8 times per contest (154th in Division 1) and they turn it over 14.6 times per contest. The Rams are responsible for committing 18.2 fouls every game while shooting 71.0% from the free throw line.
The Rams are ranked 45th in college basketball in points given up per game with 62.5. They have forced 13.2 TO's every game and have allowed teams to shoot 36.9% from the field (6th in college hoops). The Rhode Island defense surrenders 30.5% on 3-point attempts (97 of 318) and their opponents are knocking down 76.9% of their foul shots. They have relinquished 11.7 dimes and 31.2 rebounds per game, which ranks them 117th and 38th in the nation.
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Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Saint Joseph's
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