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Michigan St vs. Butler College Basketball Pick Prediction 11/17/2021
Michigan St at Butler—Butler returns five starters back from a team that finished 10-15 overall. Team was last in the Big East in scoring and shooting plus second last at the free throw line. Bulldogs opened with a 56-47 defeat at home to IUPUI. They have committed a high number of turnovers this season. Michigan St opened with an neutral court loss to Kentucky then pounded Western Michigan. With help from the transfer portal Michigan St was able to set a quality back court. Head coach Tom Izzo sees strong growth from his young players into this season. Spartans inside scoring and rebounding have been good to start the season. Defensively they are holding opponents to 37.1% and 24.4% from three. Butler against a quality opponent based on their poor Big East shooting from last season puts me on the road team here. Play Michigan St -2.5.
St Johns vs. Indiana College Basketball Pick Prediction 11/17/2021
St Johns at Indiana—St Johns returns their top two scorers from a season ago and their first man off the bench. They are off to a fine shooting start hitting on 60% from the field along with 48.1% from three while holding opponents to 34.8% and 29.5% from beyond the arc. Head coach Mike Anderson improved the Red Storm in Year Two. Indiana faced Northern Illinois and Eastern Michigan at home to beging the campaign. Their three point shooting was poor as the team combined for 25.5% from beyond the arc. They went into the NBA and made Mike Woodson head coach. He has no college basketball experience. Poor shooting haunted Indiana last year and so far against weak competition the perimeter shooting is lacking. Play St Johns +6.
Texas Southern vs. Air Force College Basketball Pick Prediction 11/17/2021
Texas Southern at Air Force—Air Force has moved back to the Princeton offense and has resulted in two covers in two games. They come off a straight up win at Tulsa on Saturday 59-58 behind 49% shooting. On the year the Falcons are shooting 46.8% from the field and holding opponents to 36.8% and 32.5% from three. Texas Southern lost their best player from a year aog in Michael Weathers to the transfer portal. The Tigers have lost three straight all on this road trip at Oregon, Saint Mary’s and Washington. On the season Texas Southern is shooting 40.2% with 25.5% from three. They have been a sloppy team with a high turnovers. Air Force has been effective scoring and defending inside. Play Air Force +2.5.
UC Riverside at San Diego College Basketball Pick Prediction 11/17/2021
UC Riverside at San Diego—In their two road games UC Riverside shot 38.4%. San Diego returns home after a loss at California and a straight up win at Nevada. On the season the Torreros are shooting 48.6% from three point range. Team was able to recruit five talented players from the transfer portal. UC Riverside has had struggles scoring inside and on the offensive glass. Play San Diego -2.