SIU Edwardsville Cougars vs Missouri Tigers Prediction, 11/13/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: SIU Edwardsville Cougars vs Missouri Tigers
Date: Monday, November 13, 2023
Location: Mizzou Arena in Columbia, MO
The Missouri Tigers (1-1) will try to beat the SIU Edwardsville Cougars (1-1) at Mizzou Arena on Monday.
The SIU Edwardsville Cougars faced North Park and took home the win by a score of 92-67 in their last contest. SIU Edwardsville finished the contest with a 54.2% field goal percentage (32 of 59) and knocked down 9 of 19 3-point attempts. When they shot from the free throw line, the Cougars buried 19 of their 24 tries for a percentage of 79.2%. When discussing grabbing rebounds, they earned 31 with 11 of them being of the offensive variety. They also dished out 22 assists for the contest in addition to forcing 20 turnovers and earning 12 steals. When it comes to defense, SIU Edwardsville let their opponent shoot 42.1% from the floor on 24 of 57 shooting. North Park dished out 13 dimes and had 7 steals in the matchup. In addition, North Park grabbed 27 rebounds (12 offensive, 15 defensive), but wasn't able to put a block in the stat sheet. North Park finished 56.3% when shooting free throws by burying 9 of their 16 attempts. They also converted 10 of 25 tries from beyond the arc. When talking about personal fouls, the Cougars finished with 15 and North Park accumulated 20 personal fouls.
Shamar Wright is a player who was important for the matchup. He recorded 29 points on 9 of 18 shooting. He saw the court for 28 minutes and totaled 4 rebounds. He finished the contest at 50.0% from the field and totaled 3 dimes.
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SIU Edwardsville steps onto the court with a mark of 1-1 this year. They cough up possession 13.5 times per contest and as a group they are committing 17.5 personal fouls per contest. As a unit, SIU Edwardsville is pulling down 31.5 rebounds per game and is sitting with 29 dimes on the year, which is 153rd in D-1 in terms of passing the ball. The Cougars are shooting 45.2% on shots beyond the perimeter (14 of 31) and 74.4% from the charity stripe. They currently have an average of 69.5 pts per contest (269th in the nation) while going 44.0% from the field.
On defense, the Cougars are able to force 15.5 turnovers per game and they draw 18.0 personal fouls. They rank 286th in D-1 in allowing assists with 30 conceded on the year. The Cougars are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 41.9% (44 of 105) and they surrender 34.0 boards per game as a unit. They are surrendering 31.3% on shots from beyond the perimeter and they rank 124th in Division 1 in opponents points per game (65.0).
The last time they took the court, the Missouri Tigers went home defeated by a final of 70-55 when they played Memphis. The Tigers collected 29 defensive rebounds and 4 offensive boards for a total of 33 for this game. They also turned it over 11 times, while earning 9 steals in this game. Memphis committed 20 personal fouls in this contest which got the Tigers to the free throw line for a total of 17 shots. They were able to knock down 13 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 76.5%. When it comes to shooting from beyond the arc, Missouri buried 6 of 30 attempts (20.0%). Overall, the Tigers shot 18 for 57 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 31.6%. The Tigers permitted Memphis to knock down 27 of their 63 attempts from the field which had them at 42.9% for the matchup. They went 35.0% from distance by connecting on 7 of 20 and walked away from this one shooting 9 of 16 at the free throw line (56.3%). When talking about how they rebounded, Missouri allowed Memphis to get 43 overall (10 on the offensive glass).
Sean East ended up being a factor for the Tigers in this contest. He accumulated 14 points in his 38 mins on the hardwood and had 2 dimes for the matchup. He buried 5 of 8 for the contest giving him a rate of 62.5%, and had 1 rebound.
Missouri has a win-loss record of 1-1 for the campaign. As an offense, the Tigers are hitting on 44.6% from the floor, which ranks 188th in the nation. Missouri has 156 points this season (78.0 per game) and they collect 36.5 rebounds per game. They are dishing out assists 13.5 times per game (183rd in the country) and they are turning it over 12.5 times per game. The Tigers are committing 21.5 fouls every game and they go 83.3% from the charity stripe.
The Tigers defensively are ranked 245th in college basketball in PPG surrendered with 74.5. They are able to force 13.0 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 41.7% from the field (185th in college basketball). The Missouri defense surrenders 30.6% on shots from distance (15 of 49) and opponents are making 72.3% of their shots from the free throw line. They relinquish 12.0 dimes and 38.0 rebounds on a nightly basis, which is ranked 191st and 256th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take SIU Edwardsville
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