Colgate Raiders vs Syracuse Orange Prediction, 11/14/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Colgate Raiders vs Syracuse Orange
Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2023
Location: JMA Wireless Dome in Syracuse, NY
JMA Wireless Dome is the site where the Syracuse Orange (2-0) will take on the Colgate Raiders (1-0) on Tuesday.
The Colgate Raiders took the court against Brown and went home with a win by a final score of 72-70 in their last contest. When it comes to personal fouls, the Raiders finished with 21 and Brown recorded 17 personal fouls. They also made 10 out of their 29 tries from three-point range. Brown finished the game shooting 45.5% when shooting free throws by knocking down 10 of 22 attempts. In addition, Brown snagged 33 boards (10 offensive, 23 defensive), but didn't notch a block. Brown recorded 12 dimes and had 8 steals in this matchup. In terms of defense, Colgate allowed their opponent to shoot 41.0% from the field on 25 out of 61 shooting. They also doled out 12 dimes for the contest in addition to creating 14 turnovers and earning 8 steals. Regarding rebounding, they collected 32 with 4 of them being on the offensive end. At the charity stripe, the Raiders converted 16 of their 22 attempts for a percentage of 72.7%. Colgate finished the contest having earned a 48.1% FG percentage (25 of 52) and converted 6 out of their 18 3-pointers.
Keegan Records is someone who was a factor for this contest. He ended up going 50.0% from the floor and earned 4 assists. He played for 29 mins played and also collected 8 boards. He ended up walking away with 20 points on 7 out of 14 shooting.
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Colgate steps onto the court with a win-loss record of 1-0 this year. They are averaging 72.0 pts per game (245th in Division 1) while hitting 46.3% from the field. The Raiders are shooting 31.6% on shots from distance (6 of 19) and 72.7% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Colgate is collecting 40.0 rebounds per game and has accounted for 12 assists for the year, which has them ranked 354th in Division 1 in terms of passing the rock. They are turning it over 12.0 times per game and as a squad they commit 21.0 fouls on a nightly basis.
On the defensive end of the court, the Raiders have forced 14.0 turnovers per game while drawing 17.0 personal fouls. They are ranked 26th in college hoops in giving up assists to the opposition with 13 surrendered this year. The Raiders are giving up a FG percentage of 38.5% (25 of 65) and they concede 44.0 rebounds per game as a squad. They are giving up 31.3% on shots from beyond the perimeter and they are ranked 201st in college hoops in opponents PPG (70.0).
For their last game, the Syracuse Orange took home the win by a final score of 89-77 against Canisius. Concerning cleaning up the glass, Syracuse permitted Canisius to grab 33 overall (14 on the offensive side). They finished 45.5% from 3-point land by shooting 10 of 22 and finished the contest at 5 out of 17 from the free throw line (29.4%). The Orange allowed Canisius to make 31 of their 64 tries from the floor which gave them a percentage of 48.4% for this game. When the game finished, the Orange ended up shooting 35 for 65 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 53.8%. Regarding shots from beyond the arc, Syracuse buried 7 of their 19 tries (36.8%). They were able to bury 12 of the free throws for a percentage of 63.2%. Canisius committed 19 fouls in the game which took the Orange to the charity stripe for a total of 19 attempts. They also turned it over 9 times, while recording 7 steals in this game. The Orange snagged 24 defensive boards and 12 offensive boards for a total of 36 for this game.
Judah Mintz ended up being a major contributor for the Orange in the game. He had 26 points in his 35 mins on the court and totaled 4 dimes in this matchup. He converted 8 out of 15 for this contest giving him a field goal percentage of 53.3%, and tallied 3 rebounds.
Syracuse has a mark of 2-0 on the season. In terms of offensive execution, the Orange are connecting on 47.7% from the floor, which is ranked 125th in the nation. Syracuse has accounted for 172 pts for the season (86.0 per contest) and they pull in 42.0 rebounds per game. They are earning an assist 14.5 times per contest (150th in Division 1) and they lose possession via turnover 10.5 times per game. The Orange have committed 14.0 fouls every game and they hit 73.9% from the free throw line.
The Orange are ranked 249th in college basketball in points per game surrendered with 74.5. They are forcing 14.0 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 42.4% from the field (204th in college hoops). The Syracuse defense allows 34.0% on 3-point shots (18 of 53) and opponents are converting on 52.8% of their free throw attempts. They have relinquished 12.5 assists and 39.0 boards on a nightly basis, which is 216th and 283rd in Division 1.
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Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Colgate
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