Free College Basketball Picks For Today 12/17/2019
Florida vs. Providence College Basketball Pick Prediction 12/17/2019
Florida vs. Providence—College basketball pick is Florida Gators -5. Game will be played at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Gators have recent wins on neutral courts to Xavier and Miami. This is the stronger defensive team as Florida holds opponents to 40.3% and only 29.2% from three. They work the ball inside well for shots in the paint and rebound well. Past five games Gators are hitting 47.9%. Providence has dropped five games and has suffered bad losses. The have a home defeat to Penn and dropped a nine point decision to a bad Northwestern team. Friday also dropped games in their Thanksgiving Tournament Long Beach St and Charleston and got past Pepperdine by one three points. Providence not making threes this season and have been poor shooting from two point range. Overall the Friars are hitting 41.8% with 33.3% from three. It is worse away from home at 38.1% overall. They have failed to cover all five games on the road and on neutral courts. Play Florida -5.
Miami vs. Temple College Basketball Pick Prediction 12/17/2019
Owls off to a 7-2 start. This is a strong defensive team. Over their past five games Temple is holding teams to 34% shooting. They have covered five of their past six after a home blowout win to St Josephs. Notable wins for Temple came on the road to USC then neutral court victories to Texas A&M and Davidson by double digits. This is an experience team. Miami is 6-3 with losses by 13 points or greater in step games to Maryland, Florida and Connecticut. Hurricanes don’t defend the paint well and struggle rebounding the basketball. Miami has failed to cover four of five as the team has surrendered 50.7% shooting. Owls defending much better. On neutral courts and road games they have covered four of five. Play Temple -2.