Alabama A&M Bulldogs vs Auburn Tigers Prediction, 11/21/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Alabama A&M Bulldogs vs Auburn Tigers
Date: Tuesday, November 21, 2023
Location: Neville Arena in Auburn, AL
Neville Arena is the location where the Auburn Tigers (3-1) will attempt to beat the Alabama A&M Bulldogs (0-2) on Tuesday.
The Alabama A&M Bulldogs stepped onto the hardwood against Lipscomb and ended up losing by a score of 106-81 in their last game. When it comes to personal fouls, the Bulldogs ended up with 16 and Lipscomb racked up 18 personal fouls. They also converted 18 of 32 attempts from 3-point range. Lipscomb ended up going 84.2% at the free throw line by burying 16 of their 19 shots. Moreover, Lipscomb collected 30 boards (6 offensive, 24 defensive), but didn't record a block for the team. Lipscomb recorded 26 dimes and had 10 steals for the contest. In regard to defending, Alabama A&M allowed the other team to go 56.3% from the field on 36 of 64 shooting. They also dished out 12 dimes for this contest while forcing 14 turnovers and getting 10 steals. Pertaining to pulling down boards, they collected a total of 37 with 16 of them being of the offensive sort. At the charity stripe, the Bulldogs converted 17 of their 27 attempts for a percentage of 63.0%. Alabama A&M ended the game having earned a 42.0% FG percentage (29 out of 69) and made 6 of their 21 3-pointers.
Dailin Smith is one guy who was a major factor for this contest. He walked away with 17 points on 4 out of 7 shooting. He played for 21 minutes played and collected 5 rebounds. He finished the game shooting 57.1% from the floor and totaled 1 assist.
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Alabama A&M enters this one with a win-loss record of 0-2 this season. They currently have an average of 74.0 points per contest (212th in Division 1) while shooting 39.2% from the field. The Bulldogs are connecting on 28.6% on shots from beyond the arc (10 of 35) and 63.5% from the free throw line. As a unit, Alabama A&M is pulling in 39.5 boards per contest and has accounted for 21 dimes for the season, which is 362nd in D-1 in terms of passing the ball. They turn it over 17.0 times per contest and as a unit they commit 18.0 fouls on a nightly basis.
On defense, the Bulldogs are forcing 15.5 turnovers per contest while drawing 22.5 personal fouls. They are relinquishing 47.3% on 3-pointers and they rank 362nd in Division 1 in points per game allowed (94.5). Bulldogs defense is allowing a field goal percentage of 52.5% (62 of 118) and they relinquish 34.0 boards per game as a squad. They currently rank 95th in D-1 in allowing assists to the opposition with 40 relinquished on the campaign.
The last time they took the court, the Auburn Tigers got the victory with a final of 77-60 against St. Bonaventure. The Tigers recorded 22 defensive rebounds and 10 offensive rebounds for a total of 32 for the matchup. They turned it over 13 times, while getting 4 steals for this game. St. Bonaventure had 20 personal fouls for the contest which took the Tigers to the charity stripe for a total of 27 attempts. They were able to convert 19 of those for a percentage of 70.4%. In reference to shots from beyond the arc, Auburn buried 8 out of 24 attempts (33.3%). When the final whistle was blown, the Tigers shot 25 for 52 from the floor which had them shooting 48.1%. The Tigers allowed St. Bonaventure to make 23 out of their 58 tries from the floor which had them shooting 39.7% in the matchup. They finished 12.5% from 3-point land by going 3 out of 24 and ended up going 11 out of 13 from the charity stripe (84.6%). Concerning how they rebounded, Auburn allowed St. Bonaventure to get 27 overall (9 on the offensive side).
Johni Broome ended up being a major contributor for the Tigers in this matchup. He made 7 of 11 in the game giving him a rate of 63.6%, and added 5 rebounds. He tallied 18 points in his 21 minutes on the court and had 1 assist in this game.
Auburn has a mark of 3-1 for the year. When it comes to offense, the Tigers are connecting on 46.5% from the floor, which ranks them 125th in the nation. Auburn has totaled 328 pts on the campaign (82.0 per game) and they pull in 38.3 rebounds per game. They are getting an assist 20.3 times per game (14th in college basketball) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 13.0 times per contest. The Tigers have committed 21.5 fouls per contest and they shoot 73.9% from the free throw line.
The Auburn defense gives up 22.9% on 3-pointers (19 of 83) and their opponents are converting on 78.4% of their foul shots. They surrender 9.3 assists and 34.5 rebounds per contest, which is 37th and 162nd in those categories. The Tigers on the defensive side of the court are 177th in Division 1 in points per game surrendered with 69.5. They are able to force 13.3 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 39.1% from the field (89th in college hoops).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Alabama A&M
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