Free College Basketball Picks For Today 3/17/2021
Toledo vs. Richmond College Basketball Pick Prediction 3/17/2021
Toledo vs. Richmond—Wednesday College basketball pick is Toledo Rockets -2. Toledo enters in good form as in their past five games hitting on 48% and surrendering 41% to opponents. They did win eight of twelve down the stretch. Richmond has failed to cover five of their final six. Spiders on a three game losing streak. They were a poor defensive team this year surrendering 46.3%. Rockets best in the MAC in offensive efficiency best from three hitting on 38.5% and strong scoring inside. They held conference foes to 29.2% from three. Richmond weak in the A10 defending inside and on the offensive glass. Spiders had bad losses in conference to St Josephs and LaSalle. Play Toledo -2.
Western Kentucky vs. Saint Mary’s College Basketball Pick Prediction 3/17/2021
Western Kentucky vs. Saint Mary’s—Wednesday College basketball free pick is Western Kentucky Hilltoppers +2. Not a fan of this Saint Mary’s team. They lost a lot from last year and finished only 14-9 and earn an NIT berth based on reputation. Past five games Gaels shooting only 37.1%. They have failed to cover five of seven with one push. Hilltoppers have won five of seven. Better shooting form than Saint Mary’s and in that span of five games holding opponents to 40%. Western Kentucky shot from three well in Conference USA connecting on 37.2% and made free throws at 78%. Hilltoppers second best in Conference USA in defensive efficiency as they do a great job in three point defense. Team has wins in the non-conference to Alabama and Memphis. Play Western Kentucky +2.
Virginia Tech vs. Florida College Basketball Pick Prediction 3/19/2021
Virginia Tech vs. Florida—Friday College basketball pick is Florida Gators at a pick. Florida did pick up some quality win at West Virginia along with home wins to LSU and Tennessee. Past five games they are shooting 46% and holding teams to 42.7%. West Virginia has failed to cover four of their past five games. They had bad recent losses to Georgia Tech and Pittsburgh by double digits. Hokies did not shoot well from three and around the bucket in ACC play. Gators shoot well from three and strong offensively around the bucket. Team defends the three well. Play Florida at pick.
Clemson vs. Rutgers College Basketball Pick Prediction 3/19/2021
Clemson vs. Rutgers—Friday College basketball free pick is Clemson Tigers +1.5. Clemson picked up some monster wins out of conference with wins against Purdue, Alabama, 15 point win to Morehead St and by 16 to Maryland. They did win six of their final eight. Past five games Clemson is shooting 45.6% and holding teams to 41.3%. Rutgers dropped four of seven down the stretch. Past five games the Scarlet Knights making only 43.5%. In conference the Tigers rebounded well on the defensive glass and made free throws. Rutgers facing the Big Ten near the bottom of the conference making threes, free throws and on the offensive glass. Scarlet Knights near the bottom in conference rebounding defensively. Play Clemson +1.5.
Maryland vs. Connecticut College Basketball Pick Prediction 3/20/2021
Maryland vs. Connecticut—Saturday College basketball free pick is Connecticut Huskies -3. Connecticut faced a Big East schedule this season and finished strong winning five of their final six games. Past five games Huskies shot 46.5% while limiting opponents to 39.9%. Maryland had issues stepping up against the betters teams in the Big Ten. Away from home the Terrapins shot only 40.6%. UCONN strong against the Big East on the offensive glass and defending the paint. Third in the Big East in offensive efficiency and first defensively. Terrapins weak on the offensive glass and free throw line. They lost ten of twenty down the stretch. Play Connecticut -3.
Georgetown vs. Colorado College Basketball Pick Prediction 3/20/2021
Georgetown vs. Colorado—Saturday College basketball pick is Georgetown Hoyas +5. Georgetown played well down the stretch winning eight of their past ten games. Past five games they are holding teams to 41.3% shooting. Colorado and inconsistent team that has dropped games to Oregon St, Utah, California and Washington. In their non-conference step up game they had an awful showing at Tennessee losing by 9 points held to 47 points. They shot only 43.1% away from home. Hoyas strong on the offensive glass int the Big East and best in conference from three hitting 37.1%. They make their free throws at 78.2%. Buffaloes in the PAC 12 just average on the glass as well as scoring and defending from three and inside. Play Georgetown +5.
St Bonaventure vs. LSU College Basketball Pick Prediction 3/20/2021
St Bonaventure vs. LSU—Saturday Free pick is LSU Tigers -1.5. LSU a stronger team from a competitive conference. They have wins against Tennessee and Arkansas twice. Tigers dropped a one point decision to Alabama in the SEC title game. They have covered five straight by holding teams to 40.4% in that span. St Bonaventure shot only 42.9% away from home. They did face a weak non-conference schedule with all their losses coming against the A10. Bonnies weak in conference scoring inside and on the defensive glass. LSU tops in the SEC in offensive efficiency as they take care of the basketball and strong in the paint. Tigers do a good job defending threes. Play LSU -1.5.
Abilene Christian vs. Texas College Basketball Pick Prediction 3/20/2021
Abilene Christian vs. Texas—Saturday College basketball pick is Texas Longhorns -8.5. Texas has won and covered five straight as the team peaked at the right time making 49.6% from the floor and holding teams to 43.4%. That was against Big 12 teams. Abilene Christian a Southland school has a 13 point loss to Arkansas in the non-conference. They scored only 44 points in defeat to Texas Tech. Wildcats average in conference scoring inside and struggled at the free throw line. Longhorns strong in the Big 12 scoring and defensing from three as well as inside. Play Texas -8.5.
VCU vs. Oregon College Basketball Pick Prediction 3/20/2021
VCU vs. Oregon—Saturday College basketball free pick is VCU Rams +5.5. Oregon dropped an 11 point decision to Oregon St in the PAC 12 tournament. Defense a concern as in their past five games surrendering 49.1% shooting. VCU in good defensive form as in their past five games holding opponents to 40.2% shooting and plays in a competitive A10 conference. They have won nine of twelve down the stretch. Rams force turnovers on defense and best in conference at defending threes. Ducks struggled defending in the PAC 12 inside and below average with three point defense. Play VCU +5.5.