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Louisiana-Monroe vs. Louisiana Tech 12/3/2020 College Basketball Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Louisiana-Monroe takes on Louisiana Tech on 12/3/2020 at 7:30PM.

Louisiana-Monroe and Louisiana Tech face off in an regular season game for both teams as every game in this shortened College Basketball season with limited or no fans in attendance means more. Louisiana-Monroe has a record of )-) this season. Louisiana Tech is 2-0 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

The Louisiana-Monroe Roster

The Players to Watch for Louisiana-Monroe

Koreem Ozier 6-1 180.0 Guard

Koreem Ozier had a 12.6 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. In the grand scheme of things, he was an average College Basketball player last season as far as his contributions are concerned. Koreem Ozier sported a -4.2 Box Score Plus/Minus last season. He was dragging his team down with his play last season. Few teams have a player like him to take on that much of the workload.

Offensive Breakdown

Koreem Ozier last season had 0.445% of his shots attempted from 3 point range Last season, he did not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. Koreem Ozier shot 0.355% from long range last season. He is considered an above-average three point shooter and a threat who must be contained on the perimeter. Koreem Ozier shot 0.412% inside the perimeter. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. His ability to score was not necessarily anything to behold and amassing points in his case is a matter of volume rather than efficiency.

Last season, when shots were missed, Koreem Ozier was certainly not there to help his team get a second chance opportunity.He is a stronger distributor than most that is for sure, but he is not among the elite. He is an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

When you are defensive sink like Koreem Ozier opponents will try to find a way to exploit it on the offensive end. He does not put an effort to attacking the glass and pulling down rebounds. He is not a shot blocker. Watch out on the passing lanes, he will use his length and athleticism to force turnovers. He may even pick your pocket, opponents should be wary.

Chris Efretuei 7-1 260.0 Center

Chris Efretuei sported a 14.3 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. In the grand scheme of things, he was an average College Basketball player last season as far as his contributions are concerned. Chris Efretuei sported a -2.3 Box Score Plus/Minus last season. He was an average contributor as far as his impact. He is not a major drag nor is he a major positive. He was not a very active participant on the floor. He may even be considered just a screener or a warm body out there.

Offensive Breakdown

Chris Efretuei last season had 0.0% of his shots attempted from 3 point range He is not considered a frequent shooter from three point range. Chris Efretuei shot nan% from long range last season. He is a sharpshooter from long range and his ability to shoot three point shots must be respected. Chris Efretuei shot 0.534% inside the perimeter. He is a solid finisher at the rim and his shot selection is generally strong inside the perimeter. His ability to score was not necessarily anything to behold and amassing points in his case is a matter of volume rather than efficiency.

He was one of the best at creating second chance scoring opportunities in the country, his ability to grab offensive rebounds is very difficult to beat. He is not known for his ability to distribute the ball to his teammates. He is a turnover prone player and he is a target for defenses. Playing more physical against him or making sure to jump his passes may be a good idea.

Defensive Breakdown

An average defensive player making an average impact for his team. We shall see if there is more to this. He is a leader in his conference as a defensive rebounder. He is one of the best shot-blockers in College Basketball, opponents have to game plan around him and he is an insurance policy of sorts for his team on the defensive end. This may enable them to take more risks defensively knowing he can erase shots. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

Langston Powell 6-5 195.0 Guard

Langston Powell sported a 8.4 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. Last season, he was a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. Langston Powell sported a -2.9 Box Score Plus/Minus last season. He was dragging his team down with his play last season. He was not a very active participant on the floor. He may even be considered just a screener or a warm body out there.

Offensive Breakdown

Langston Powell attempted 0.539% of his shots from three point range. He is considered one of the more frequent three point shooters in the conference. He made 0.271% of his three point shots fired this season. He comes into this season viewed as a poor three point shooter. Langston Powell shot 0.463% inside the perimeter. He is not a remarkable scorer inside the perimeter. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

Last season, when shots were missed, Langston Powell was certainly not there to help his team get a second chance opportunity.He is a stronger distributor than most that is for sure, but he is not among the elite. He is a turnover prone player and he is a target for defenses. Playing more physical against him or making sure to jump his passes may be a good idea.

Defensive Breakdown

An average defensive player making an average impact for his team. We shall see if there is more to this. He does not put an effort to attacking the glass and pulling down rebounds. A strong shot-blocker who must be accounted for by opponents looking to attack the basket or post up on him. A capable enough defender to be disruptive, but Langston Powell is inconsistent in his efforts to get steals.

Josh Nicholas 6-3 190.0 Guard

Josh Nicholas sported a 11.6 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. In the grand scheme of things, he was an average College Basketball player last season as far as his contributions are concerned. Josh Nicholas sported a -0.7 Box Score Plus/Minus last season. He was an average contributor as far as his impact. He is not a major drag nor is he a major positive. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

Josh Nicholas last season had 0.494% of his shots attempted from 3 point range He is considered one of the more frequent three point shooters in the conference. Josh Nicholas shot 0.279% from long range last season. He comes into this season viewed as a poor three point shooter. Josh Nicholas shot 0.5% inside the perimeter. He is not a remarkable scorer inside the perimeter. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

His ability to crash the boards on the offensive end is average.He is a stronger distributor than most that is for sure, but he is not among the elite. He is a turnover prone player and he is a target for defenses. Playing more physical against him or making sure to jump his passes may be a good idea.

Defensive Breakdown

An average defensive player making an average impact for his team. We shall see if there is more to this. He is a leader in his conference as a defensive rebounder. A strong shot-blocker who must be accounted for by opponents looking to attack the basket or post up on him. A capable enough defender to be disruptive, but Josh Nicholas is inconsistent in his efforts to get steals.

Erie Olonade 5-11 180.0 Guard

Erie Olonade had a 5.3 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. Last season, he was a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. Erie Olonade sported a -5.8 Box Score Plus/Minus last season. He was dragging his team down with his play last season. He is considered one of the key players on the floor when he is out there playing.

Offensive Breakdown

Erie Olonade last season had 0.565% of his shots attempted from 3 point range He is considered one of the more frequent three point shooters in the conference. Erie Olonade shot 0.375% from long range last season. He is considered an above-average three point shooter and a threat who must be contained on the perimeter. He made 0.324% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

Last season, when shots were missed, Erie Olonade was certainly not there to help his team get a second chance opportunity.He is a stronger distributor than most that is for sure, but he is not among the elite. His inability to prevent himself from committing turnovers is a massive liability for his team.

Defensive Breakdown

When you are defensive sink like Erie Olonade opponents will try to find a way to exploit it on the offensive end. He is an average defensive rebounder who is serviceable in his role. His ability to block shots is generally unimportant, it is not an important part of his defensive game. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

The Louisiana Tech Roster

The Players to Watch for Louisiana Tech

Kalob Ledoux 6-4 198.0 Guard

Kalob Ledoux sports a 19.0 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. In the grand scheme of things, he is an average College Basketball player this season as far as his contributions are concerned. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

Kalob Ledoux attempted 0.65% of his shots from three point range. It makes very little sense to give him space on the perimeter, opponents should be getting in his face. Kalob Ledoux shot 0.538% from long range this season. He is a sharpshooter from long range and his ability to shoot three point shots must be respected. He made 0.571% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is not a remarkable scorer inside the perimeter. He is among the most efficient in his ability to score. As a shooter regardless of where he is, he makes something damaging happen for opponents.

This season, when shots were missed, Kalob Ledoux is certainly not there to help his team get a second chance opportunity.He is not known for his ability to distribute the ball to his teammates. He is an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

Kalob Ledoux has shown that he may be an elite defensive player going into this season and the expectation is that it should not change. He is an average defensive rebounder who is serviceable in his role. He is not a shot blocker. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

Cobe Williams 5-11 175.0 Guard

Cobe Williams sports a 11.1 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. This season, he is a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. He is not a very active participant on the floor. He may even be considered just a screener or a warm body out there.

Offensive Breakdown

Cobe Williams this season has 0.438% of his shots attempted from 3 point range This season, he does not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. Cobe Williams shot 0.286% from long range this season. This season, he would be considered an average three point shooter. He made 0.444% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is not a remarkable scorer inside the perimeter. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

This season, when shots were missed, Cobe Williams is certainly not there to help his team get a second chance opportunity.His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. He is among the best in the country at not turning the ball over.

Defensive Breakdown

Cobe Williams has shown that he may be an elite defensive player going into this season and the expectation is that it should not change. He does not put an effort to attacking the glass and pulling down rebounds. He is not a shot blocker. Watch out on the passing lanes, he will use his length and athleticism to force turnovers. He may even pick your pocket, opponents should be wary.

Amorie Archibald 6-3 180.0 Guard

Amorie Archibald has a 5.6 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. This season, he is a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

Amorie Archibald this season has 0.391% of his shots attempted from 3 point range This season, he does not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. He made 0.222% of his three point shots fired this season. This season, he would be considered an average three point shooter. Amorie Archibald shot 0.286% inside the perimeter. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

This season, when shots were missed, Amorie Archibald is certainly not there to help his team get a second chance opportunity.His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. He is among the best in the country at not turning the ball over.

Defensive Breakdown

Amorie Archibald has shown that he may be an elite defensive player going into this season and the expectation is that it should not change. He is a leader in his conference as a defensive rebounder. He is not a shot blocker. Watch out on the passing lanes, he will use his length and athleticism to force turnovers. He may even pick your pocket, opponents should be wary.

Isaiah Crawford 6-6 220.0 Forward

Isaiah Crawford has a 17.7 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. In the grand scheme of things, he is an average College Basketball player this season as far as his contributions are concerned. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

Isaiah Crawford attempted 0.353% of his shots from three point range. This season, he does not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. Isaiah Crawford shot 0.5% from long range this season. He is considered an above-average three point shooter and a threat who must be contained on the perimeter. Isaiah Crawford shot 0.364% inside the perimeter. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. His ability to score is not necessarily anything to behold and amassing points in his case is a matter of volume rather than efficiency.

This season, when shots were missed, Isaiah Crawford is certainly not there to help his team get a second chance opportunity.His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. He is an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

Isaiah Crawford has shown that he may be an elite defensive player going into this season and the expectation is that it should not change. He is an average defensive rebounder who is serviceable in his role. His ability to block shots is generally unimportant, it is not an important part of his defensive game. Watch out on the passing lanes, he will use his length and athleticism to force turnovers. He may even pick your pocket, opponents should be wary.

Stacey Thomas 6-8 220.0 Forward

Stacey Thomas has a 0.8 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. This season, he is a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. He is not a very active participant on the floor. He may even be considered just a screener or a warm body out there.

Offensive Breakdown

Stacey Thomas this season has 0.0% of his shots attempted from 3 point range He is not considered a frequent shooter from three point range. Stacey Thomas shot nan% from long range this season. He is a sharpshooter from long range and his ability to shoot three point shots must be respected. Stacey Thomas shot 0.333% inside the perimeter. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

You can expect him to crash the boards on a consistent basis on the offensive end, his success is better than most. He is not known for his ability to distribute the ball to his teammates. He is a turnover prone player and he is a target for defenses. Playing more physical against him or making sure to jump his passes may be a good idea.

Defensive Breakdown

Stacey Thomas has shown that he may be an elite defensive player going into this season and the expectation is that it should not change. Windex has found their new pitchman and his abilities on the defensive glass certainly warrant such a Dick Vitale-ism. He is not a shot blocker. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

Louisiana-Monroe vs. Louisiana Tech Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Louisiana-Monroe 62 Louisiana Tech 75

Spread Pick: Louisiana-Monroe +14 -115 Bookmaker
Total Pick: Under 139 -110 BetOnline