Vanderbilt Commodores vs Temple Owls Prediction, 11/15/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Vanderbilt Commodores vs Temple Owls
Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Location: Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, PA
The Temple Owls (1-1) will compete against the Vanderbilt Commodores (0-2) at Liacouras Center on Tuesday.
The Vanderbilt Commodores faced off with Southern Miss and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 60-48 in their last game. When talking about personal fouls, the Commodores ended up with 13 while Southern Miss recorded 12 personal fouls. They also made 5 of 24 shots from distance. Southern Miss finished shooting 78.6% at the free throw line by knocking down 11 of 14 tries. Additionally, Southern Miss grabbed 39 rebounds (8 offensive, 31 defensive), but didn't have a block. Southern Miss earned 14 dimes and had 13 steals in the game. In regard to defending, Vanderbilt allowed the other team to go 34.9% from the floor on 22 out of 63 shooting. They also recorded 7 assists in this game while forcing 9 turnovers and having 5 steals. When it comes to grabbing rebounds, they collected a total of 42 with 11 of them being offensive. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Commodores buried 3 of 8 shots for a rate of 37.5%. Vanderbilt ended having earned a 32.8% field goal percentage (21 of 64) and converted 3 out of their 25 three-point shots.
Quentin Millora-Brown is one player who was a major contributor for the contest. He walked away from this one shooting 57.1% from the floor and also distributed 1 assist. He was on the court for 21 minutes and snagged 6 rebounds. He accumulated 9 points on 4 out of 7 shooting.
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Vanderbilt will take the court with a mark of 0-2 for the season. They turn it over 14.0 times per game and as a unit they commit 15.5 fouls every game. As a team, Vanderbilt is snagging 36.0 rebounds per game and has accounted for 21 assists for the year, which ranks 311th in the nation in terms of passing the rock. The Commodores are shooting 27.3% on shots from distance (15 of 55) and 52.2% from the charity stripe. They currently have an average of 57.5 points per contest (346th in the country) while shooting 36.7% from the floor.
On defense, the Commodores are able to force 11.0 turnovers per game while drawing 15.0 fouls. They give up 23.3% on 3-point shots and they rank 186th in college basketball in PPG allowed (68.0). The Commodores are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 42.2% (49 of 116) and they surrender 38.5 rebounds per game as a basketball team. They are currently ranked 218th in college basketball in giving up assists to the opposition with 28 surrendered so far this season.
When they last stepped on the court, the Temple Owls walked away with a victory by a final of 68-64 against Villanova. The Owls earned 20 defensive boards and 8 offensive rebounds for a total of 28 for the contest. They also coughed it up 7 times, while getting 8 steals for this contest. Villanova was called for 21 personal fouls for the game which took the Owls to the free throw line for a total of 21 attempts. They were able to bury 17 of the free throws for a percentage of 81.0%. With regard to three-point attempts, Temple knocked down 5 of 23 attempts (21.7%). Overall, the Owls went 23 out of 60 from the floor which had them at 38.3%. The Owls allowed Villanova to knock down 24 of 50 tries from the field which gave them a rate of 48.0% in the game. They wrapped up this game 28.6% from three-point range by shooting 2 out of 7 and finished the contest at 14 of 16 from the free throw line (87.5%). When talking about team rebounding, Temple permitted Villanova to pull down 30 overall (4 on the offensive glass).
Damian Dunn was important for the Owls in this game. He earned 22 points in his 35 minutes on the court, but wrapped up this contest with no dimes. He converted 8 of 14 in the game for a field goal rate of 57.1%, but wrapped this game up without a rebound.
Temple has a mark of 1-1 on the year. When it comes to executing on offense, the Owls are connecting on 38.6% from the field, which is 314th in college hoops. Temple has earned 141 pts for the campaign (70.5 per game) and they pull down 33.5 rebounds per game. Their rate of earning assists is at 8.5 times per contest (347th in the nation) and they turn it over 10.0 times per contest. The Owls are responsible for committing 18.0 personal fouls per contest and they hit 84.3% from the charity stripe.
The Owls on defense are ranked 224th in Division 1 in points allowed per contest with 70.0. They have forced 10.5 TO's every game and allow teams to shoot 44.7% from the floor (258th in college hoops). The Temple defense gives up 28.1% on 3-point attempts (9 of 32) and opponents are connecting on 76.3% of their free throw shots. They have relinquished 9.0 dimes and 35.0 rebounds per contest, which has them ranked 83rd and 195th in college hoops.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Temple
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