Temple Owls vs Ole Miss Rebels Prediction, 12/17/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Temple Owls vs Ole Miss Rebels
Date: Saturday, December 17, 2022
Location: The Sandy and John Black Pavilion at Ole Miss in Oxford, MS
The Sandy and John Black Pavilion at Ole Miss is the site where the Ole Miss Rebels (7-3) will try to beat the Temple Owls (6-5) on Saturday.
The Temple Owls faced off with Penn and took a loss by a final of 77-57 in their last game. Temple finished the game with a 42.0% FG percentage (21 out of 50) and converted 7 of their 24 three-point shots. When they shot from the free throw line, the Owls converted 8 of 13 attempts for a percentage of 61.5%. In terms of hauling in boards, they earned 28 with 10 of them being on the offensive end. They also distributed 11 assists in this game while forcing 7 turnovers and earning 4 steals. Concerning defense, Temple allowed the other team to shoot 47.5% from the floor on 29 of 61 shooting. Penn earned 17 dimes and had 7 steals in this game. Moreover, Penn snagged 28 rebounds (11 offensive, 17 defensive), but wasn't able to record a block. Penn finished the game shooting 84.6% when shooting free throws by burying 11 of 13 attempts. They also made 8 out of their 21 shots from beyond the arc. When it comes to fouls, the Owls ended up with 14 and Penn recorded 15 fouls.
Khalif Battle is someone who was a contributor in the matchup. He finished 36.4% from the floor and also totaled 2 dimes. He saw the court for 38 minutes and totaled 1 rebound. He accumulated 14 points on 4 out of 11 shooting.
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Temple heads into this contest with a record of 6-5 this year. They turn it over 13.8 times per contest and as a unit they commit 16.7 fouls every game. As a unit, Temple is pulling down 34.0 boards per game and has earned 150 dimes this year, which is 145th in D-1 in terms of passing. The Owls are shooting 34.9% on shots beyond the perimeter (89 of 255) and 74.1% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 70.1 points per contest (232nd in college basketball) while hitting 44.1% from the field.
Defensively, the Owls are forcing 11.5 turnovers per game and they draw 17.5 fouls. They are ranked 249th in the nation in allowing assists to the opposition with 143 conceded on the campaign. The Owls defensively are allowing an opponent shooting percentage of 44.0% (288 of 654) and they relinquish 33.9 rebounds per game as a basketball team. They are surrendering 32.3% on shots from beyond the perimeter and they rank 186th in Division 1 in opponents points per game (68.7).
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Ole Miss Rebels FALSE 61-61 when they played UCF. The Rebels were able to collect 16 defensive boards and 10 offensive rebounds for a total of 26 for this game. They gave up possession of the ball 14 times, while recording 5 steals for this contest. UCF committed 13 personal fouls in the matchup which got the Rebels to the free throw line for a total of 17 shots. They were able to make 9 of the free throws for a rate of 52.9%. In terms of shooting from distance, Ole Miss made 6 out of 18 attempts (33.3%). When the game finished, the Rebels finished the game shooting 23 for 52 from the field which had them sitting at 44.2%. The Rebels permitted UCF to convert 22 out of their 57 attempts from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 38.6% for the matchup. They finished shooting 38.5% from 3-point land by going 5 out of 13 and walked away from this one shooting 12 of 16 at the charity stripe (75.0%). When it comes to attacking the glass, Ole Miss allowed UCF to snag 30 overall (6 offensive).
Matthew Murrell pitched in for the Rebels in the matchup. He accumulated 21 points in his 39 minutes on the hardwood and tallied 3 assists for this game. He made 7 out of 13 for this game giving him a rate of 53.8%, and had 4 rebounds.
Ole Miss has a mark of 7-3 on the campaign. When it comes to offense, the Rebels are hitting on 45.7% from the floor, which is 139th in the nation. Ole Miss has 712 points on the season (71.2 per game) and they average 37.3 boards per contest. They are assisting teammates 13.7 times per game (175th in the country) and they are turning it over 13.3 times per contest. The Rebels are committing 14.3 personal fouls every game and they connect on 67.8% from the free throw line.
The Ole Miss defense surrenders 35.1% on shots from 3-point land (61 of 174) and opponents are making 74.1% of their foul shots. They have given up 13.7 dimes and 32.5 rebounds every game, which ranks them 265th and 99th in college hoops. The Rebels defensively are ranked 79th in D-1 in PPG surrendered with 64.1. They have forced 14.2 turnovers on a nightly basis and have let teams shoot 41.4% from the floor (117th in college basketball).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Temple
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