Free College Basketball Picks For Today 3/16/2021
Colgate vs. Arkansas College Basketball Pick Prediction 3/19/2021
Colgate vs. Arkansas—College basketball pick is Colgate Raiders +8.5. Colgate went 14-1 this season. They are in good form as in their past five games hitting on 51% while holding opponents to 42.9%. Razorbacks are a team that struggles on the offensive glass and was average offensively and defensive around the bucket in conference. Colgate best in Patriot shooting and defending threes. Strong inside offensively and defensively. They are an experienced team that takes care of the basketball. Play Colgate +8.5.
Drexel vs. Illinois College Basketball Pick Prediction 3/19/2021
Drexel vs. Illinois—College basketball free pick is Drexel Dragons +23. Drexel played well down the stretch to win the Colonial Athletic Association conference. Past five games the team is making 51%. Illinois played well to win the Big Ten tournament. They didn’t cover the championship game in a three point win to Ohio St. Drexel strong inside and do a great job at the free throw line making 81.6%. Dragons made 37.2% from three on the season and defended it well. Dragons good enough offensively to cover this big number. Play Drexel +23.
Utah St vs. Texas Tech College Basketball Pick Prediction 3/19/2021
Utah St vs. Texas Tech—Free pick is Texas Tech Red Raiders -4.5. Utah St struggled facing the top teams from the Mountain West late in the season with two losses to Boise St and an 11 point loss to San Diego St in their conference championship game. Past five games Aggies shooting only 41.1%. Red Raiders in the better form and in conference. In that five game span Red Raiders shooting 48.2% and holding opponents to 40.6%. Aggies turned the ball over at a high rate in the Mountain West. Red Raiders third in offensive efficiency in the competitive Big 12. Strong defending inside. Play Texas Tech -4.5.
Hartford vs. Baylor College Basketball Pick Prediction 3/19/2021
Hartford vs. Baylor—College basketball pick is Baylor Bears -25.5. Hartford away from their home court shot only 40.2%. They have recent double digit losses to Stony Brook and NJIT. Baylor got in better form recently following their long layoff with COVID posting wins by 11 to Oklahoma St and by 15 to Texas Tech. Past five games Bears are shooting 48.7%. Bears best in offensive efficiency in the Big 12 and second defensively. They hit 42.1% from three facing the Big 12 and best scoring inside. Hawks weak in the America East on both ends of the court rebounding and defending the paint. They also sat near the bottom in their conference in turning over the ball. Play Baylor -25.5.
Wisconsin vs. North Carolina College Basketball Pick Prediction 3/19/2021
Wisconsin vs. North Carolina—College basketball free pick is North Carolina Tar Heels -1.5. Tar Heels showed improvement down the stretch covering six of their past nine games with a push. Past five games they are averaging 82 points per game and holding teams to 40.8%. Wisconsin has struggled to make shots. Past five games Badgers hitting 41.1% while surrendering 47.6%. Tar Heels best in the ACC on the offensive glass and third best in defensive efficiency. Badgers sit near the bottom against the Big Ten in offensive rebounding, two- and three-point shooting along with defending threes. Play North Carolina -1.5.
Cleveland St vs. Houston College Basketball Pick Prediction 3/19/2021
Cleveland St vs. Houston—Free pick is Cleveland St Vikings and Houston Cougars to play over the total of 134.5. Houston has flashed strong offensive skills down the stretch by averaging 82 points and shooting 49.3% from the floor over their past five games. Cleveland St in that span of five games putting up 79 points and making 46.3%. They have not been strong defensively in that period of games. Cougars strong on the offensive glass and scoring inside in the AAC as they sat first in efficiency. Houston finds clear paths to the basket and scores to create a fast pace here. Play Cleveland St and Houston over 134.5.
Winthrop vs. Villanova College Basketball Pick Prediction 3/19/2021
Winthrop vs. Villanova—College basketball pick is Winthrop Eagles +6.5. Huge injury for the Wildcats as Collin Gillespie is out for the season with a knee injury Villanova has lost and failed to cover three of four. Past five games Wildcats shooting only 42.1%. Winthrop a 23-1 team. Eagles in great form as in their past five games hitting on 47.1% while holding teams to 39.4%. Villanova has struggled against the Big East in two and three point defense. Eagles very strong on the glass on both ends. This is an experience team. Play Winthrop +6.5.
Oral Roberts vs. Ohio St College Basketball Pick Prediction 3/19/2021
Oral Roberts vs. Ohio St—College basketball free pick is Ohio St Buckeyes -16.5. Ohio St has covered two straight with wins in the Big Ten tournament to Purdue and Michigan. Buckeyes are strong scoring inside. Past five games Buckeyes holding opponents to 42%. Ohio St second best in the Big Ten in offensive efficiency. Oral Roberts has double digit losses to Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma in the non-conference. Heading into the Summit Tournament the Golden Eagles had dropped four of eight with a 15 point home loss to South Dakota St. Oral Roberts last in the Summit League on the defensive glass. Play Ohio St -16.5.