Free College Basketball Picks For Today 1/17/2020
Michigan vs. Iowa College Basketball Pick Prediction 1/17/2020
Michigan vs. Iowa—College basketball pick is Iowa -4. Tough to back Michigan on the road as the team is 1-4 straight up. Against the Big Ten the Wolverines dropped games by 8 at Minnesota 18 at Michigan St and 9 at Illinois. They also have a 15 point defeat at Louisville. Michigan is shooting only 40.6% with 28.4% from three on the road and surrendering 46.3%. Iowa has won and covered seven of eight on their home court where they connect on 46.2% from the field along with 38% from three point range. Against the Big Ten the Hawkeyes are the most efficient team on offensively. Michigan has been very poor against the Big Ten defensively on the glass and defending the paint. We have seen Iowa a lot on these Friday night home games and they have done well. Play Iowa -4.
Fairfield vs. Iona College Basketball Pick Prediction 1/17/2020
Fairfield vs. Iona—College basketball free pick Fairfield Stags +5.5. Fairfield has covered eight of eleven following a home win to St Peters by 10 points. Past five games the Stags are holding opponents to 40.8% all against conference opponents. Iona has lost eight of eleven this season failing to cover nine of those games. Past five games Gaels shooting only 40.7% while allowing 45.7% to their opponents. Iona has lost and failed to cover all five at home. They do a poor job of taking care of the basketball and defending the three point shot in conference where they allow 40%. Stags shooting the three ball well in conference and have been great on the offensive plus defensive glass. Play Fairfield +5.5.
Rider vs. Niagara College Basketball Pick Prediction 1/17/2020
Rider vs. Niagara—Free pick is Niagara +6. The Niagara Purple Eagles are 2-2 in the MAAC conference sporting good defensive play by holding opponents to 41% shooting. They return home after a road win at Iona. Tough to back Rider laying six on the road as their defense has been poor in conference allowing 47.5% shooting. Rider Broncos have failed to cover four of six. Niagara has shot the three ball well in conference play hitting 43% which is best. They also do a good job taking care of the basketball. Rider has not shot the three ball well in conference and has struggled defending the paint. Play Niagara +6.