Ole Miss Rebels vs Alabama Crimson Tide Prediction, 1/3/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Ole Miss Rebels vs Alabama Crimson Tide
Date: Tuesday, January 3, 2023
Location: Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, AL
Coleman Coliseum is the location where the Alabama Crimson Tide (11-2) will play the Ole Miss Rebels (8-5) on Tuesday.
The Ole Miss Rebels played Tennessee and took a loss by a final of 63-59 in their last game. In the matter of fouls, the Rebels finished with 21 and Tennessee had 16 fouls. They knocked down 3 out of their 15 attempts from beyond the arc. Tennessee ended up going 69.2% at the charity stripe by making 18 of 26 attempts. Additionally, Tennessee collected 33 rebounds (11 offensive, 22 defensive), but wasn't able to record a rejection. Tennessee distributed 13 assists and had 8 steals for this contest. When talking about defending, Ole Miss allowed their opponent to shoot 42.9% from the floor on 21 out of 49 shooting. They also doled out 7 assists in the game as well as forcing the opposition into 12 turnovers and having 4 steals. In the matter of hauling in boards, they earned 25 with 5 of them being of the offensive variety. From the free throw line, the Rebels made 13 of 18 attempts for a rate of 72.2%. Ole Miss wrapped up the contest having earned a 37.3% field goal percentage (19 out of 51) and buried 8 out of their 25 3-point shots.
Jaemyn Brakefield is a guy who was a factor in this game. He was able to score 18 points on 5 of 9 shooting. He was on the court for 31 minutes played and snagged 4 boards. He finished the game at 55.6% from the floor but wasn't able to get an assist.
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Ole Miss steps onto the court with a record of 8-5 on the campaign. They are giving up possession 13.4 times per game and as a team they commit 15.4 fouls per contest. As a unit, Ole Miss is pulling down 37.7 rebounds per contest and has tallied 165 assists for the campaign, which ranks 301st in the nation in terms of passing. The Rebels are shooting 31.4% from downtown (77 of 245) and 67.8% from the free throw line. They currently have an average of 69.2 pts per game (253rd in college basketball) while shooting 44.1% from the floor.
On the defensive end, the Rebels are forcing 13.8 turnovers per contest and they draw 16.6 personal fouls. They are currently ranked 162nd in D-1 in giving up assists to their opponents with 172 surrendered this year. The Rebels are giving up and opponent field goal percentage of 40.7% (303 of 745) and they relinquish 33.1 boards per game as a team. They are surrendering 33.2% on 3-pointers while they are 57th in college hoops in opponents PPG (63.5).
When they last stepped on the court, the Alabama Crimson Tide got the victory with a final of 78-67 against Mississippi State. When discussing rebounds, Alabama permitted Mississippi State to collect 38 in all (11 offensive). They finished shooting 37.5% from 3-point land by shooting 9 of 24 and walked away from this one shooting 18 out of 36 at the free throw line (50.0%). The Crimson Tide allowed Mississippi State to make 20 of their 55 tries from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 36.4% in this contest. In all, the Crimson Tide shot 26 out of 57 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 45.6%. With respect to shooting from distance, Alabama buried 12 out of 32 tries (37.5%). They were able to make 14 of the free throws for a percentage of 77.8%. Mississippi State committed 17 personal fouls in this contest which took the Crimson Tide to the charity stripe for a total of 18 tries. They also turned it over 17 times, while getting 6 steals for this contest. The Crimson Tide earned 32 defensive boards and 7 offensive rebounds for a total of 39 for the contest.
Mark Sears ended up having an impact for the Crimson Tide for the game. He made 5 of 11 in this matchup for a field goal rate of 45.5%, and totaled 2 rebounds. He earned 20 points in his 36 mins on the court and had 3 dimes in the matchup.
Alabama has a record of 11-2 for the season. When it comes to offensive execution, the Crimson Tide are connecting on 44.0% from the floor, which ranks them 221st in the nation. Alabama has accumulated 1,082 points on the campaign (83.2 per game) and they collect 47.1 boards per game. Their rate of earning assists is at 15.5 times per game (60th in Division 1) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 17.1 times per contest. The Crimson Tide are committing 19.5 personal fouls every game and they connect on 71.2% from the free throw line.
The Alabama defense surrenders 29.8% on shots from behind the 3-point line (76 of 255) and their opponents are making 69.1% of their free throw attempts. They have allowed 11.0 dimes and 36.5 boards every game, which has them ranked 74th and 288th in those categories. The Crimson Tide on defense are ranked 249th in Division 1 in points allowed per game with 71.7. They are forcing their opponents into 12.4 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 38.8% from the floor (25th in college hoops).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Ole Miss
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