Temple Owls vs South Florida Bulls Prediction, 2/7/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Temple Owls vs USF Bulls
Date: Monday, February 7, 2022
Location: Yuengling Center in Tampa, FL
The Temple Owls (13-7) are on their way to Yuengling Center on Monday where they will compete against the USF Bulls (6-14).
The Temple Owls faced Tulsa and took home the win by a score of 67-58 in their last contest. Temple wrapped up the game having earned a 41.0% field goal percentage (25 of 61) and knocked down 4 out of their 23 three-point attempts. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Owls made 13 of 21 attempts for a percentage of 61.9%. Regarding grabbing rebounds, they earned 36 with 14 of them being on the offensive end. They also recorded 16 assists in this contest while forcing the opposition into 16 turnovers and earning 8 steals. In the matter of the defense, Temple allowed the other team to shoot 44.0% from the field on 22 out of 50 shooting. Tulsa distributed 10 assists and had 4 steals in the game. Moreover, Tulsa pulled down 33 boards (8 offensive, 25 defensive), but didn't record a block for the team. Tulsa finished the contest at 70.6% at the free throw line by knocking down 12 of 17 attempts. They also converted 2 of their 18 attempts from 3-point range. In the matter of personal fouls, the Owls finished with 18 and Tulsa totaled 18 personal fouls.
Jeremiah Williams is someone who came through for the game. He left the arena with 13 points on 5 out of 11 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 34 mins played and also grabbed 5 boards. He ended up going 45.5% from the floor and earned 4 assists.
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Temple heads into this contest with a record of 13-7 for the season. They turn it over 12.1 times per contest and as a squad they commit 18.2 fouls every game. As a team, Temple is grabbing 38.5 rebounds per game and has accumulated 244 dimes on the season, which is 296th in the nation in terms of passing the rock. The Owls are connecting on 29.5% on shots beyond the perimeter (124 of 420) and 67.8% from the charity stripe. They have an average of 67.3 points per contest (287th in the nation) while going 40.6% from the floor.
When they are on the defensive end, the Owls are able to force 12.0 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 19.3 personal fouls. They are giving up 29.7% from beyond the arc while they are 80th in college hoops in points per game allowed (65.4). The Owls defensively are allowing a field goal percentage of 39.6% (464 of 1,173) and they concede 36.3 rebounds per game as a squad. They are 140th in the nation in allowing assists to the opposition with 261 conceded this year.
The last time they took the court, the USF Bulls went home defeated by a final of 68-49 against UCF. The Bulls corralled 20 defensive rebounds and 7 offensive boards totaling 27 for the contest. They also turned the ball over 12 times, while recording 5 steals for this contest. UCF was called for 18 fouls for the contest which got the Bulls to the charity stripe for 19 attempts. They were able to convert 11 of them for a percentage of 57.9%. In relation to shots from 3-point land, South Florida knocked down 2 out of 13 tries (15.4%). At the conclusion of this game, the Bulls shot 18 out of 53 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 34.0%. The Bulls permitted UCF to convert 24 out of 56 tries from the field which had them shooting 42.9% in this matchup. They went 43.8% from 3-point land by shooting 14 of 32 and ended up shooting 6 of 9 from the free throw line (66.7%). In regard to how they cleaned up the glass, South Florida permitted UCF to grab 40 in all (10 on the offensive glass).
Russel Tchewa pitched in for the Bulls in the game. He converted 5 of 9 for this game for a field goal rate of 55.6%, and accounted for 4 rebounds. He earned 13 points in his 23 mins of playing time, but didn't get an assist.
South Florida has a mark of 6-14 for the campaign. On the offensive side of the court, the Bulls are shooting 37.7% from the field, which ranks them 357th in the nation. South Florida has 1,145 pts so far this year (57.3 per game) and they snag 36.0 boards per game. They are earning an assist 10.5 times per game (336th in college hoops) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 12.7 times per contest. The Bulls are committing 16.6 personal fouls every game and they go 65.4% from the free throw line.
The South Florida defense gives up 31.9% on shots from distance (153 of 479) and opponents are making 71.4% of their shots from the free throw line. They concede 13.0 assists and 35.6 rebounds on a nightly basis, which is ranked 208th and 237th in those categories on the defensive end. The Bulls on the defensive end are ranked 54th in D-1 in points allowed per contest with 64.4. They have forced 12.4 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 40.9% from the floor (68th in the country).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Temple
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