Free College Basketball Picks For Today 12/10/2019
Texas Tech vs. Louisville College Basketball Pick Prediction 12/10/2019
Texas Tech vs Louisville—College basketball pick is Louisville -7. Game played in Madison Square Garden in New York. Cardinals a perfect 7-0 to start the season. They have notable wins on the road to Miami then home wins to Michigan by 15 and Pittsburgh by 18. Cardinals are a very good shooting team converting on 39.1% from the three point line and 59.1% with their two point attempts. Louisville sits third in college basketball in defensive efficiency guarding the perimeter and paint very well. Red Raiders shooting form poor as in their past five games hitting only 40.8% with 39.7% from three. They are on a three game losing streak after an overtime five point loss on the road to DePaul. In the Las Vegas tournament the Red Raiders dropped a 12 point decision to Iowa and by 7 to Creighton in overtime. Creighton and Iowa are not known as defensive minded teams and the Red Raiders combined for only 40.8%. Texas Tech returns only one starter from last season. They lost four seniors and the Big 12 players from the year. Red Raiders experiencing shooting woes. Play Louisville -7.
Maryland vs. Penn St College Basketball Pick Prediction 12/10/2019
Maryland at Penn State—College basketball free pick is Maryland -1. Terrapins return four starters back from a team who was eliminated in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Maryland sits at 10-0. They have faced strong competition. In a Thanksgiving Tournament in Florida the team beat Temple, Harvard and Marquette. Then returned home and posted wins to Notre Dame by 21 and Illinois by 1. Terrapins defense holding teams over their past five games to 37.2% shooting and 32.3% from three. Penn St is a team that has not poor success in college basketball. They haven’t been to the NCAA Tournament since 2011. They have not had a winning record in conference in all eight seasons under head coach Patrick Chambers. They were 14-18 overall last season and 7-13 against the Big Ten last year. They opened play in the Big Ten on the road getting pounded at Ohio St 106-74. Their other loss cam to Ole Miss on a neutral court by two. Nittany Lions are struggling shooting the basketball as in their past five games hitting on 40.8% with 26.3% from three. Defensively in that span giving up 40.3% from three. Play Maryland -1.
Indiana vs. UCONN College Basketball Pick Prediction 12/10/2019
Indiana vs UCONN —Free pick is Connecticut +2.5. Game will be played at Madison Square Garden. Indiana had played all their first eight games at home. They in their first game away from home at Wisconsin they were pounded 84-64. This was a Wisconsin team that was 4-4 and had a three game losing streak opening Big Ten play. Many of their eight wins have come against weak opponents. Huskies the more tested team. They have notable wins against Florida at home and Miami on a neutral court. They battled Xavier on a neutral court to a one point defeat in double overtime UCONN does a great job with three point defense holding teams to 28.4% shooting and they guard the paint well. Huskies are back in the Big East hopefully by next season and Madison Square Garden will welcome them with open arms. The site plays in the advantage of Connecticut here. Head coach Archie Miller did not send the Hoosiers to the NCAA Tournament last season. Play UCONN +2.5.
Butler vs. Baylor College Basketball Pick Prediction 12/10/2019
Butler at Baylor—College basketball pick is Butler +5. Butler Bulldogs enter play at 9-0. They have been tested in the non-conference with wins to Minnesota and Florida at home plus a road win at Ole Miss by 9. Butler despite a competitive schedule has shot the ball very well as they rank 12th in the nation in offensive efficiency. This is a team with size and experience plus they do a good job around the basketball getting points hitting on 56.6% of their two point shots. They do well on the perimeter at 37% from three. Baylor has a loss this season in Anchorage Alaska to a young Washington team 67-64. They do struggle with inside shooting. Bulldogs have covered six of their eight lined games. In their road and neutral site games the Bulldogs have combined for 49% shooting. Their three point defense has been outstanding. Baylor at home is shooting only 42.7%. The mix of recruits, transfers and bench players from last season to Butler this season has worked out so far. Play Butler +5.