Tarleton State Texans vs Arizona State Sun Devils Prediction, 11/7/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Tarleton State Texans vs Arizona State Sun Devils
Date: Monday, November 7, 2022
Location: Desert Financial Arena in Tempe, AZ
TV: Hulu Live TV
The Arizona State Sun Devils (14-17 last year) will play the Tarleton State Texans (14-17 last season) at Desert Financial Arena on Monday.
The Tarleton State Texans faced off with Abilene Christian and went home with a loss by a final score of 61-56 in their last contest of last season. Tarleton State finished with a 41.7% field goal percentage (15 out of 36) and made 3 out of their 12 three-point attempts. From the free throw line, the Texans made 23 of their 25 attempts for a percentage of 92.0%. Pertaining to hauling in boards, they collected 26 with 6 of them being on the offensive end. They also dished out 5 assists in this contest while creating 12 turnovers and getting 3 steals. When discussing defending, Tarleton State allowed the other team to go 37.3% from the floor on 19 of 51 shooting. Abilene Christian distributed 11 assists and had 11 steals for this contest. In addition, Abilene Christian snagged 24 rebounds (12 offensive, 12 defensive), but finished the game with no rejections. Abilene Christian finished the contest at 76.9% from the free throw line by making 20 of 26 shots. They converted 3 of their 20 tries from downtown. In reference to personal fouls, the Texans ended up finishing with 22 while Abilene Christian racked up 26 personal fouls.
Montre' Gipson is someone who was important for this game. He walked away from this one shooting 45.5% from the floor but wasn't able to get a dime. He played 40 minutes and pulled down 9 rebounds. He recorded 17 points on 5 out of 11 shooting.
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Tarleton State steps onto the hardwood after finishing with a record of 14-17 last season. They lost possession by turning the ball over 12.2 times per contest and as a team committed 18.1 personal fouls on a nightly basis. As a squad, Tarleton State snagged 30.5 boards per contest and totaled 349 dimes last season, which had them ranked 302nd in college hoops in terms of passing the rock. The Texans shot 30.5% on three-point attempts (156 of 511) and 75.4% from the charity stripe. They had an average of 64.6 points per outing (326th in D-1) while hitting 41.9% from the field.
When they were on defense, the Texans were able to force 16.3 turnovers per game and they drew 18.0 personal fouls. They relinquished 32.1% on 3-point attempts and they were 59th in the nation in PPG allowed (65.3). The Texans defense allowed a field goal percentage of 44.5% (708 of 1,591) and they surrendered 34.3 boards per game as a team. They were 207th in college hoops in allowing assists to their opponents with 417 surrendered over the course of last season.
When they last stepped on the hardwood last year, the Arizona State Sun Devils took a defeat with a final score of 71-70 against Stanford. When discussing how they rebounded, Arizona State permitted Stanford to pull down 37 overall (9 on the offensive side). They wrapped up this game 29.2% from 3-point land by going 7 of 24 and finished the game at 12 out of 14 from the charity stripe (85.7%). The Sun Devils permitted Stanford to bury 26 out of 61 tries from the floor which gave them a rate of 42.6% for the contest. Overall, the Sun Devils ended up shooting 26 out of 61 from the floor which gave them a rate of 42.6%. In reference to 3-point shots, Arizona State buried 15 of 28 attempts (53.6%). They were able to make 3 of them for a rate of 42.9%. Stanford was called for 14 fouls for this contest which got the Sun Devils to the charity stripe for 7 tries. They also gave up possession 8 times, while getting 5 steals for this contest. The Sun Devils were able to corral 24 defensive boards and 5 offensive rebounds for a total of 29 for the matchup.
DJ Horne ended up being a major contributor for the Sun Devils for the game. He racked up 21 points in his 31 mins on the court and totaled 1 assist in this game. He made 8 of 17 for the matchup giving him a rate of 47.1%, and totaled 2 rebounds.
Arizona State had a win-loss mark of 14-17 last season. The Sun Devils committed 18.1 fouls every game and they went 66.1% from the charity stripe. Their rate of assisting teammates was at 13.4 times per contest (154th in D-1) and they coughed up possession 11.9 times per game. Arizona State accounted for 2,027 points over the course of last season (65.4 per game) and they pulled down 35.5 boards per game. As an offensive team, the Sun Devils hit 41.4% from the floor, which was ranked 309th in the nation.
The Sun Devils defensively were ranked 121st in college hoops in points given up per game with 67.2. They were able to force 13.5 turnovers per game and let teams shoot 40.0% from the field (26th in college basketball). The Arizona State defense gave up 31.1% on 3-point shots (229 of 737) and opponents converted on 72.1% of their free throw attempts. They allowed 13.3 dimes and 39.8 rebounds on a nightly basis, which was ranked 240th and 354th in Division 1.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Arizona State
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