Free College Basketball Picks For Today 11/15/2019
West Virginia vs. Pittsburgh College Basketball Pick Prediction 11/15/2019
College basketball pick is Pittsburgh Panthers -1.5. Must respect a 63-61 win at home to Florida St. They did have a hiccup at home to Nichols St but responded with a road win at Robert Morris. Panthers are holding opponents to 39.8% shooting. They improved with six more wins last season then previous year under head coach Jeff Capel and bring back four starters. West Virginia was one of the biggest disappointments finishing at 16-21 and 4-14 in the Big 12. They do have four starters back from that team. This is a young team with seven freshman and sophomores competing for playing time. They couldn’t cover in their home opener beating Akron by 10 as a twelve point favorite. Play Pittsburgh -1.5
Monmouth vs. Kansas College Basketball Pick Prediction 11/15/2019
College Basketball Pick is Kansas -25.5. Monmouth a team from the MAAC conference. Return four starters from a 14-21 team that made it as far as their tournament title game but losing there. They have road losses by 20 at Hofstra and 19 at Kansas St. Defensively road form not good allowing 46.2% shooting and 38.9% from three. Kansas has been tested dropping a 2 point decision to Duke. They are making 40% from three and have Azubuike back. Huge addition from last years injury plagued year. Kansas can defense and get close in baskets against this bad Monmouth defense. Play Kansas -24.
BYU vs. Houston College Basketball Pick Prediction 11/15/2019
BYU at Houston—Power Rating Line Houston -10 with o/u 142
College Basketball Pick is Houston -10. They do lose four starters but fill that role with returning bench players and transfer. Head coach Kelvin Sampson has built a culture in this program to defense and made a good run in the NCAA Tournament last season. They blew out their opening opponent Alabama St by 28 and covered behind 51.8% shooting and 41% from three. BYU dropped a five point decision at home to San Diego St and followed up that performance with a five point win to Southern Utah failing to cover each game. They are without their best player Yoeli Childs who sits a nine game suspension to start the season. BYU surrendered 45% from three to San Diego St and allowed Southern Utah to make 50% from the field. Kelvin Sampson will defend BYU and will find things easy for his team offensively. Play Houston -10.
Minnesota vs. Utah College Basketball Pick Prediction 11/15/2019
Minnesota at Utah—Power Rating Line Utah -3.5 with o/u 145
College Basketball Pick is Utah Utes -3.5. Golden Gophers return two starters from last season. They have dropped two straight with losses by 9 on a neutral court to Oklahoma and by 8 at Butler. Golden Gophers shooting poorly hitting only 42.7% with 31.5% from three and 62% at the free throw line. Only one senior on the roster. Huntsmen Center in Utah is always a tough place to play. Utes do have a notable win at Nevada as a +4.5 underdog and enter play at 2-0 after a 143-49 win at home to Mississippi Valley State. They did shoot 49% at Nevada and pulled down 26 more boards than the Wolf Pack. Utes coach Larry Krystovwak does have returners from his bench to fill the starting lineup and transfers. Play Utah -3.5
UNLV vs. UCLA College Basketball Pick Prediction 11/15/2019
UNLV at UCLA—Power Rating Line UCLA -7 with o/u 133
College Basketball Pick is UNLV Rebels +7. Former Cincinnati Bearcats head coach Nick Cronin takes over for the Bruins. They were a disappointing 17-16 a season ago. They opened with a 69-65 win to Long Beach and failed to cover. Then a 16 point win to Santa Barbara. Bruins against these two Big West teams at home shot only 41.8% and gave up 46.1% shooting and 39% from three. Cannot support Bruins here. Play UNLV +7. UNLV looks like an improved team under their first year head coach T.J. Ozelberger. He formally coached at South Dakota St. They battled Kansas St to overtime losing by three and come off a four point overtime loss at Cal. Rebels defending the perimeter holding teams to 27.3% shooting. This was a program under Marvin Menzies that improved in each of his three season. So things can be set for success here.