Troy Trojans vs Arkansas Razorbacks Prediction, 11/28/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Troy Trojans vs Arkansas Razorbacks
Date: Monday, November 28, 2022
Location: Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, AR
The Arkansas Razorbacks (5-1) are welcoming the Troy Trojans (6-1) at Bud Walton Arena on Monday.
The Troy Trojans faced off with Southern University at New Orleans and notched a win by a score of 118-61 in their last game. Troy ended the game with a 63.0% FG percentage (46 out of 73) and converted 16 of 31 shots from beyond the perimeter. At the free throw line, the Trojans made 10 of their 24 tries for a rate of 41.7%. Pertaining to rebounding, they compiled a total of 39 with 12 of them being offensive. They also dished out 30 assists for the game while forcing the other team into 33 turnovers and earning 22 steals. With regard to defending, Troy allowed the other team to shoot 39.7% from the floor on 23 of 58 shooting. Southern University at New Orleans doled out 10 dimes and had 7 steals for the contest. Moreover, Southern University at New Orleans pulled down 31 boards (10 offensive, 21 defensive), but didn't notch a rejection. Southern University at New Orleans finished the game at 64.3% when shooting free throws by burying 9 of their 14 shots. They buried 6 of 15 shots from 3-point range. Regarding personal fouls, the Trojans ended up walking away with 10 and Southern University at New Orleans finished the game with 16 personal fouls.
Nelson Phillips is a player who was important for the matchup. He finished 61.5% from the floor and totaled 8 assists. He played 27 mins played and snagged 8 boards. He ended up walking away with 22 points on 8 of 13 shooting.
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Troy heads into this contest with a win-loss mark of 6-1 this season. They have an average of 86.0 points per game (16th in Division 1) while connecting on 47.8% from the field. The Trojans are shooting 36.2% on shots from distance (63 of 174) and 67.3% from the free throw line. As a unit, Troy is collecting 39.3 rebounds per game and has accounted for 114 dimes so far this season, which is 30th in college basketball in terms of passing the ball. They cough up possession 11.6 times per contest and as a group they are committing 17.6 personal fouls every game.
Defensively, the Trojans are able to force 19.4 turnovers per contest and they draw 19.6 fouls. They are currently ranked 206th in college basketball in giving up assists to their opponents with 80 surrendered so far this season. The Trojans defensively are allowing a shooting percentage of 40.7% (145 of 356) and they surrender 30.4 boards per contest as a group. They are relinquishing 31.8% on shots from downtown and they are 55th in D-1 in points per game allowed (62.3).
When they last stepped on the court, the Arkansas Razorbacks went home victorious with a score of 78-74 when they played San Diego State. Regarding how they attacked the glass, Arkansas allowed San Diego State to grab 29 in total (3 on the offensive glass). They finished 11.1% from three-point range by shooting 2 out of 18 and walked away from this one shooting 18 out of 23 at the charity stripe (78.3%). The Razorbacks allowed San Diego State to knock down 27 of 62 tries from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 43.5% in the matchup. Overall, the Razorbacks shot 24 for 60 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 40.0%. With respect to three-point attempts, Arkansas knocked down 3 of their 17 tries (17.6%). They were able to knock down 27 of them for a percentage of 71.1%. San Diego State earned 23 personal fouls in this matchup which got the Razorbacks to the free throw line for a total of 38 attempts. They turned it over 13 times, while earning 9 steals in the matchup. The Razorbacks were able to collect 27 defensive boards and 10 offensive boards totaling 37 for the game.
Trevon Brazile ended up being a major contributor for the Razorbacks in the matchup. He knocked down 6 of 14 for the matchup for a field goal percentage of 42.9%, and had 9 rebounds. He earned 20 points in his 40 mins on the court, but left the arena with no assists.
Arkansas has a win-loss record of 5-1 for the campaign. The Razorbacks commit 20.2 fouls per game and they hit 69.2% from the free throw line. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 14.5 times per contest (121st in the nation) and they are turning it over 14.2 times per contest. Arkansas has accounted for 466 points for the year (77.7 per contest) and they collect 36.5 boards per contest. As an offense, the Razorbacks are shooting 47.3% from the field, which ranks them 85th in D-1.
The Razorbacks on defense are ranked 75th in Division 1 in points per game surrendered with 63.3. They are forcing 19.7 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 40.5% from the field (117th in D-1). The Arkansas defense gives up 25.5% on 3-pointers (25 of 98) and their opponents are knocking down 72.3% of their shots from the charity stripe. They give up 8.7 assists and 31.5 boards on a nightly basis, which is 18th and 58th in D-1.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Troy
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