Saint Louis Billikens vs Auburn Tigers Prediction, 11/27/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Saint Louis Billikens vs Auburn Tigers
Date: Sunday, November 27, 2022
Location: Neville Arena in Auburn, AL
The Auburn Tigers (6-0) are welcoming the Saint Louis Billikens (5-1) at Neville Arena on Sunday.
The Saint Louis Billikens faced off with Paul Quinn and went home with a win by a final score of 96-53 in their last contest. With respect to personal fouls, the Billikens walked away with 10 and Paul Quinn recorded 16 personal fouls. They also converted 7 of their 28 attempts from beyond the arc. Paul Quinn shot 66.7% from the free throw line by making 6 of 9 attempts. In addition, Paul Quinn pulled down 21 rebounds (6 offensive, 15 defensive), but couldn't earn a rejection. Paul Quinn doled out 8 dimes and had 7 steals for the contest. With regard to defending, Saint Louis allowed 29.9% from the floor on 20 of 67 shooting. They also distributed 24 dimes in the matchup while creating 9 turnovers and earning 6 steals. When it comes to getting rebounds, they earned 47 with 11 of them being offensive. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Billikens converted 17 of 20 tries for a rate of 85.0%. Saint Louis ended the contest having earned a 57.6% FG percentage (34 out of 59) and converted 11 out of their 24 3-point shots.
Gibson Jimerson is one guy who was a factor in the game. He walked away from this one shooting 71.4% from the field but wasn't able to get a dime. He played 24 mins and totaled 2 rebounds. He racked up 16 points on 5 of 7 shooting.
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Saint Louis heads into this one with a mark of 5-1 on the campaign. They are averaging 83.8 pts per contest (35th in the country) while hitting 47.7% from the field. The Billikens are shooting 35.3% on shots from downtown (47 of 133) and 81.3% from the charity stripe. As a team, Saint Louis is pulling down 41.7 rebounds per game and has accounted for 102 assists for the campaign, which is 33rd in Division 1 in terms of passing the ball. They turn it over 11.3 times per contest and as a unit are committing 16.7 personal fouls on a nightly basis.
On defense, the Billikens have forced 9.7 turnovers every game and they draw 17.2 personal fouls. They are 216th in college hoops in allowing assists to their opponents with 71 relinquished on the campaign. The Billikens are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 37.8% (148 of 392) and they surrender 34.8 boards per contest as a squad. They surrender 31.8% on shots from distance while they are 272nd in the nation in points per game allowed (73.0).
The last time they took the court, the Auburn Tigers walked away with a victory by a final of 43-42 when they faced Northwestern. The Tigers were able to pull down 29 defensive rebounds and 8 offensive boards totaling 37 for the contest. They coughed up the ball 14 times, while getting 4 steals for this contest. Northwestern had 16 fouls for this contest which got the Tigers to the free throw line for a total of 18 tries. They were able to knock down 12 of the free throw tries for a rate of 66.7%. In relation to shots from downtown, Auburn made 5 of their 21 tries (23.8%). When the final whistle blew, the Tigers ended up shooting 13 out of 50 from the floor which had them sitting at 26.0%. The Tigers permitted Northwestern to knock down 14 out of their 56 attempts from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 25.0% for the contest. They finished shooting 8.3% from behind the 3-point line by going 2 out of 24 and finished the game at 12 out of 16 from the charity stripe (75.0%). In reference to how they cleaned up the glass, Auburn permitted Northwestern to get 33 overall (8 on the offensive glass).
Jaylin Williams ended up being a major contributor for the Tigers for the contest. He earned 11 points in his 28 mins on the court, but went home with no dimes. He made 4 out of 10 for this game giving him a field goal percentage of 40.0%, and tallied 4 rebounds.
Auburn has a win-loss record of 6-0 on the season. As an offensive team, the Tigers are shooting 41.5% from the field, which ranks them 278th in the nation. Auburn has earned 426 pts this season (71.0 per game) and they grab 42.7 boards per contest. They are dishing out assists 14.3 times per contest (137th in the nation) and they turn it over 14.2 times per game. The Tigers are committing 19.0 personal fouls per contest while shooting 66.2% from the charity stripe.
The Auburn defense gives up 22.8% on shots from behind the 3-point line (26 of 114) and their opponents are connecting on 61.4% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have surrendered 8.5 dimes and 34.8 boards on a nightly basis, which is 20th and 187th in those categories. The Tigers on the defensive end are ranked 23rd in D-1 in PPG given up with 56.3. They are able to force 15.0 TO's every game and allow teams to shoot 35.5% from the field (17th in college basketball).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Saint Louis
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