Texas Southern Tigers vs Auburn Tigers Prediction, 11/18/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Texas Southern Tigers vs Auburn Tigers
Date: Friday, November 18, 2022
Location: Neville Arena in Auburn, AL
Neville Arena is the location where the Auburn Tigers (3-0) will compete against the Texas Southern Tigers (1-2) on Friday.
The Texas Southern Tigers played Arizona State and earned the victory with a final of 67-66 in their last game. When it comes to fouls, the Tigers ended up finishing with 16 and Arizona State recorded 17 fouls. They also knocked down 5 of their 23 attempts from beyond the perimeter. Arizona State finished the game at 88.2% from the free throw line by making 15 of their 17 attempts. Furthermore, Arizona State snagged 41 rebounds (10 offensive, 31 defensive), but wrapped up the game with no rejections. Arizona State earned 11 assists and had 7 steals for the game. With regard to defending, Texas Southern let their opponent shoot 34.3% from the field on 23 of 67 shooting. They also distributed 10 assists for the contest while forcing 13 turnovers and having 6 steals. In reference to getting rebounds, they earned 44 with 15 of them being offensive. At the charity stripe, the Tigers made 7 of 19 shots for a rate of 36.8%. Texas Southern finished the contest having earned a 39.7% FG percentage (27 out of 68) and buried 6 of their 17 3-point attempts.
PJ Henry is a player who was a contributor for this contest. He finished the game at 50.0% from the field and also recorded 4 assists. He played 31 mins and totaled 4 boards. He finished with 22 points on 8 of 16 shooting.
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Texas Southern will enter this contest with a mark of 1-2 for the season. They turn it over 15.7 times per game and as a unit they are committing 18.7 personal fouls per game. As a unit, Texas Southern is collecting 38.3 boards per game and is sitting with 21 assists on the year, which is 349th in the country in terms of passing the rock. The Tigers are connecting on 32.0% on shots from 3-point land (16 of 50) and 51.5% from the free throw line. They have an average of 66.0 pts per contest (313th in college hoops) while going 37.9% from the field.
Defensively, the Tigers have forced 16.0 turnovers every game while drawing 19.3 personal fouls. They concede 33.3% on shots from distance while they are 314th in Division 1 in PPG allowed (78.0). The Tigers defense is giving up an opponent FG percentage of 45.8% (82 of 179) and they surrender 42.0 boards per contest as a team. They rank 217th in college basketball in giving up assists to the opposition with 36 conceded this season.
The last time they took the court, the Auburn Tigers walked away with a victory by a final of 89-65 against Winthrop. The Tigers collected 28 defensive boards and 23 offensive boards for a total of 51 in this game. They coughed up the ball 7 times, while getting 7 steals for the game. Winthrop had 13 fouls for the contest which got the Tigers to the free throw line for a total of 20 shots. They were able to knock down 12 of the free throws for a rate of 60.0%. With respect to shooting from downtown, Auburn made 9 of 23 attempts (39.1%). Overall, the Tigers finished shooting 34 out of 73 from the field which gave them a percentage of 46.6%. The Tigers permitted Winthrop to bury 22 out of 61 attempts from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 36.1% for the contest. They finished 28.6% from 3-point land by shooting 6 out of 21 and walked away from this one shooting 15 of 23 at the free throw line (65.2%). Concerning how they rebounded, Auburn permitted Winthrop to collect 32 in total (15 offensive).
Johni Broome pitched in for the Tigers in this contest. He converted 9 out of 17 in this game giving him a field goal percentage of 52.9%, and earned 13 rebounds. He earned 18 points in his 20 minutes on the hardwood, but wasn't able to earn an assist.
Auburn has a mark of 3-0 so far this season. On the offensive side of the court, the Tigers are connecting on 40.3% from the field, which has them ranked 305th in the nation. Auburn has tallied 226 pts on the campaign (75.3 per game) and they pull in 47.3 boards per game. Their rate of earning assists is at 13.7 times per contest (186th in college basketball) and they turn it over 12.3 times per game. The Tigers are responsible for committing 18.7 personal fouls per contest and they go 61.7% from the free throw line.
The Auburn defense surrenders 27.3% on shots from distance (15 of 55) and opponents are knocking down 55.4% of their foul shots. They give up 8.3 dimes and 37.7 boards per game, which ranks 36th and 276th in college hoops. The Tigers are ranked 61st in Division 1 in points given up per game with 58.7. They are able to force 15.7 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 36.3% from the floor (53rd in college basketball).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Auburn
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