SIU Edwardsville Cougars vs Missouri Tigers Prediction, 11/15/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: SIU Edwardsville Cougars vs Missouri Tigers
Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Location: Mizzou Arena in Columbia, MO
Mizzou Arena is the location where the Missouri Tigers (3-0) will play the SIU Edwardsville Cougars (1-1) on Tuesday.
The SIU Edwardsville Cougars faced IPFW and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 81-76 in their last contest. SIU Edwardsville wrapped up the contest having earned a 50.0% FG percentage (32 of 64) and knocked down 4 of their 15 shots from distance. When they shot from the free throw line, the Cougars made 8 of 13 attempts for a rate of 61.5%. Concerning grabbing rebounds, they collected 34 with 6 of them being offensive. They also recorded 7 assists in the matchup while forcing the opposition into 19 turnovers and having 10 steals. In terms of the defense, SIU Edwardsville let their opponent shoot 42.9% from the floor on 27 out of 63 shooting. IPFW totaled 15 dimes and had 9 steals in this matchup. On top of that, IPFW pulled down 34 rebounds (10 offensive, 24 defensive), but finished the game with no rejections. IPFW shot 70.0% from the charity stripe by making 14 of 20 tries. They also made 13 out of their 29 shots from distance. In regard to fouls, the Cougars ended up finishing with 18 and IPFW totaled 12 fouls.
Damarco Minor is a guy who was a major contributor in the matchup. He went 64.3% from the floor and dished out 1 assist. He was on the hardwood for 23 mins played and grabbed 3 boards. He walked away with 21 points on 9 out of 14 shooting.
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SIU Edwardsville will enter this game with a win-loss mark of 1-1 on the season. They lose possession via turnover 15.0 times per game and as a squad they commit 15.5 fouls every game. As a team, SIU Edwardsville is pulling down 37.5 rebounds per game and has accounted for 26 assists for the season, which has them ranked 235th in college hoops in terms of passing. The Cougars are shooting 31.6% on shots beyond the perimeter (12 of 38) and 69.7% from the charity stripe. They average 80.5 points per outing (121st in the nation) while hitting 51.2% from the field.
On defense, the Cougars are forcing their opponents into 18.5 turnovers per game while drawing 13.5 personal fouls. They are relinquishing 34.7% on three-point shots and they are ranked 204th in college basketball in PPG allowed (69.0). The Cougars defense is allowing a field goal percentage of 40.8% (49 of 120) and they surrender 32.5 boards per game as a squad. They rank 175th in the country in allowing assists to the opposition with 25 surrendered this season.
The last time they took the court, the Missouri Tigers took home the win by a final score of 82-53 against Lindenwood. The Tigers were able to corral 29 defensive boards and 9 offensive rebounds for a total of 38 for the matchup. They gave up possession 16 times, while recording 7 steals for the contest. Lindenwood had 14 fouls in this contest which got the Tigers to the free throw line for 8 attempts. They were able to make 6 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 75.0%. In relation to three-point attempts, Missouri made 8 of their 27 attempts (29.6%). When all was said and done, the Tigers walked away from this one shooting 34 out of 63 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 54.0%. The Tigers allowed Lindenwood to knock down 15 of 56 tries from the field which gave them a rate of 26.8% for the game. They went 20.8% from downtown by hitting 5 out of 24 and ended up going 18 out of 23 at the free throw line (78.3%). In regard to attacking the glass, Missouri allowed Lindenwood to grab 28 in all (9 on the offensive glass).
Kobe Brown ended up being a factor for the Tigers in the matchup. He made 6 of 9 in this matchup for a field goal rate of 66.7%, and had 9 rebounds. He tallied 13 points in his 29 mins on the court and earned 7 dimes for the game.
Missouri has a mark of 3-0 this season. As an offense, the Tigers are shooting 49.2% from the floor, which is ranked 86th in college hoops. Missouri has tallied 271 pts this season (90.3 per game) and they pull in 36.7 boards per game. They are dishing out assists 21.0 times per game (19th in the country) and they are giving up possession 12.0 times per contest. The Tigers are responsible for committing 17.3 personal fouls per contest while shooting 74.2% from the free throw line.
The Missouri defense gives up 41.9% on shots from distance (36 of 86) and opponents are making 81.0% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have surrendered 12.0 assists and 35.0 boards per contest, which has them ranked 196th and 195th in Division 1. The Tigers on the defensive side of the court are 289th in college basketball in points per game surrendered with 76.3. They are forcing 20.0 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 41.7% from the floor (194th in D-1).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Missouri and under the total points
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