Valparaiso Beacons vs Ole Miss Rebels Prediction, 12/10/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Valparaiso Beacons vs Ole Miss Rebels
Date: Saturday, December 10, 2022
Location: The Sandy and John Black Pavilion at Ole Miss in Oxford, MS
The Ole Miss Rebels (6-2) welcome the Valparaiso Beacons (4-6) at The Sandy and John Black Pavilion at Ole Miss on Saturday.
The Valparaiso Beacons took the court against Trinity Christian and took home the win by a score of 96-60 in their last game. Valparaiso ended the contest having earned a 50.7% FG percentage (34 out of 67) and knocked down 9 of 21 3-point attempts. At the free throw line, the Beacons converted 19 of their 24 tries for a percentage of 79.2%. In the matter of grabbing rebounds, they earned a total of 38 with 9 of them being of the offensive sort. They also recorded 17 assists in this matchup as well as forcing the other team into 14 turnovers and earning 7 steals. In reference to defense, Valparaiso allowed the other team to go 37.3% from the field on 25 out of 67 shooting. Trinity Christian distributed 14 dimes and had 5 steals in this contest. Furthermore, Trinity Christian grabbed 30 rebounds (8 offensive, 22 defensive), but couldn't earn a rejection. Trinity Christian walked away from this one shooting 75.0% at the charity stripe by knocking down 6 of their 8 shots. They also knocked down 4 of 18 shots from downtown. Regarding personal fouls, the Beacons walked away with 10 and Trinity Christian recorded 20 personal fouls.
Nick Edwards is one guy who was a factor for this game. He ended up shooting 70.0% from the field and totaled 7 dimes. He saw the court for 25 mins played and also snagged 5 rebounds. He accumulated 21 points on 7 of 10 shooting.
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Valparaiso will take the court with a mark of 4-6 on the campaign. They average 70.3 pts per game (226th in the country) while hitting 44.1% from the floor. The Beacons are connecting on 27.8% on 3-point shots (54 of 194) and 72.3% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Valparaiso is grabbing 35.4 boards per contest and has accounted for 122 assists on the year, which is 186th in D-1 in terms of passing. They are turning it over 12.2 times per game and as a group are committing 18.2 fouls on a nightly basis.
Defensively, the Beacons are forcing their opponents into 12.1 turnovers per game and they draw 15.3 personal fouls. They are currently ranked 238th in college hoops in allowing assists to the opposition with 122 conceded on the season. The Beacons are giving up a shooting percentage of 42.9% (249 of 580) and they relinquish 36.3 rebounds per contest as a team. They concede 38.2% on shots from downtown while they are 285th in college basketball in PPG from their opponents (73.3).
In their last game, the Ole Miss Rebels went home defeated by a final of 68-57 when they faced Memphis. The Rebels collected 18 defensive boards and 16 offensive rebounds for a total of 34 for this game. They turned it over 16 times, while earning 5 steals for the game. Memphis earned 14 fouls in the game which got the Rebels to the free throw line for 13 shots. They were able to knock down 10 of those for a percentage of 76.9%. With regard to shots from distance, Ole Miss converted 5 out of 20 attempts (25.0%). When all was said and done, the Rebels shot 21 out of 63 from the field which had them shooting 33.3%. The Rebels permitted Memphis to make 27 out of 69 tries from the floor which had them at 39.1% in the matchup. They shot 6.7% from 3-point land by shooting 1 of 15 and finished the contest at 13 out of 16 at the charity stripe (81.3%). In reference to how they attacked the glass, Ole Miss allowed Memphis to get 36 in total (17 on the offensive side).
Myles Burns ended up having an impact for the Rebels for the game. He converted 4 out of 7 in this matchup for a field goal percentage of 57.1%, and accumulated 5 rebounds. He had 10 points in his 22 minutes on the hardwood, but didn't record an assist.
Ole Miss has a win-loss record of 6-2 for the year. The Rebels have committed 14.4 personal fouls per game and they connect on 68.8% from the charity stripe. They are earning an assist 13.0 times per contest (221st in college hoops) and they lose possession via turnover 14.1 times per contest. Ole Miss has scored 553 points so far this season (69.1 per contest) and they grab 37.8 boards per contest. As an offensive team, the Rebels are shooting 44.3% from the floor, which is 201st in college basketball.
The Ole Miss defense allows 34.3% on shots from behind the 3-point line (49 of 143) and their opposition makes 73.3% of their free throw attempts. They have allowed 13.9 assists and 31.4 boards per contest, which is ranked 273rd and 55th in D-1. The Rebels on the defensive end are ranked 70th in college basketball in points per game surrendered with 63.5. They have forced 13.8 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 41.5% from the floor (138th in Division 1).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Ole Miss
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