Free College Basketball Picks For Today 1/7/2020
Ohio St vs. Maryland Basketball Pick Prediction 1/7/2020
Ohio State at Maryland—College basketball pick is Maryland -2. Terrapins won both meetings last season with the Buckeyes home and away. Maryland is 9-0 at home behind good defensive play holding opponents to 36.7% shooting. Team is very good defending near the basket. They come off the 75-59 home win to Indiana on Saturday. Ohio St has lost two straight all at home to West Virginia and Wisconsin. Buckeyes shot poorly in those losses. Buckeyes have an 84-71 road loss in their lone conference game away at Minnesota. Away from home Ohio St shooting only 41.3%. Terrapins do shoot better at home and rebound the basketball. Play Maryland -2.
Baylor vs. Texas Tech Basketball Pick Prediction 1/7/2020
Baylor at Texas Tech—College basketball free pick is Texas Tech -3. Red Raiders returned home from their holiday tournaments and have got their form right for the start of conference season. Texas Tech opened Big 12 play with the 85-50 home win to Oklahoma St. They are 8-0 on their home court where they shoot 47.1% and hold teams to 37.8% shooting. Red Raiders have pounded Baylor at home the past two seasons 25 last year and 24 two seasons ago. They make their free throws and defend around the bucket. Baylor’s lone loss came to Washington on a neutral court. This is the Bears first true road game against a power conference. Baylor in their conference opener to Texas did win but was held to 59 points and 31.2% shooting. Past five games Bears hitting only 40.8%. Play Texas Tech -3.
Villanova vs. Creighton Basketball Pick Prediction 1/7/2020
Villanova at Creighton—Free pick is Creighton Blue Jays -3. Team is 11-1 on their home court losing to a very good San Diego St team. Aztecs could be the best team in California. At home the Blue Jays have wins by 17 in conference to Marquette. They picked up wins at home in the non-conference to Oklahoma by 10 and Texas Tech by 7. On their home court Creighton is shooting 48.1% with 38.3% from three. They do defend their limiting teams to 40.7% with 29.7% from beyond the arc. Wildcats have struggled to defend away from home surrendering 46.5%. In their Big East conference play Villanova is making only 37.7%. In their two true road games against power conference teams the Wildcats dropped a 76-51 defeat at Ohio St and come off the 71-60 loss at Marquette. Their other defeat came by 9 to Baylor on a neutral court. Blue Jays are making 38.3% from three at home. Villanova has failed to cover nine of ten on the road. Play Creighton -3.
Kentucky vs. Georgia Basketball Pick Prediction 1/7/2020
Kentucky at Georgia—College basketball pick is Georgia +2. Wildcats are playing their first true road game of the season and it is on the road against an improved Georgia team in conference play. Wildcats are a poor three point shooting team that has dropped games on neutral courts to Ohio St and Utah. They did drop a game early in the season at home to Evansville. They are dealing with key injuries in their rotation including Ashton Hagans who sees the most action on the court. Away from home in their neutral court games the Wildcats making only 40.7% of their shots while surrendering 47.2%. Bulldogs 8-0 at home where they make 49.9% and hold opponents to 39.6%. This will be a difficult environment for this young Kentucky team. Georgia does come off a good 65-62 road win at Memphis on Saturday. Play Georgia +2.