Free College Basketball Picks For Today 3/22/2021
Oregon vs. Iowa College Basketball Pick Prediction 3/22/2021
Oregon vs. Iowa—College basketball pick is Oregon Ducks +5. Oregon has won ten of their past eleven games with at least one day of rest. Past five games Ducks shooting 53%. Iowa has failed to cover five of eight with one push and failed to generate enough separation to cover in their opener to Grand Canyon. Ducks were the best three point shooting team against the PAC 12 connecting on 39.4%. They took good care of the basketball and forced turnovers defensively. Hawkeyes bottom half in the Big Ten in defensive efficiency as they did a poor job of forcing turnovers and defending three point shots. Hawkeyes failed to cover two of three on one day of rest with a recent loss by 11 to Illinois in that spot over a week ago. Ducks with rest advantage here getting a walkover against VCU. Play Oregon +5.
Oklahoma vs. Gonzaga College Basketball Pick Prediction 3/22/2021
Oklahoma vs. Gonzaga—College basketball free pick is Gonzaga Bulldogs -14.5. Gonzaga with one day of rest has outscored teams by an average of 26 points per game averaging 94.4 per. Oklahoma 0-2 straight up in games with one day of rest scoring eleven point below overall average. Past five games Gonzaga shooting nearly 54% while holding opponents to 41.6%. In that period the Sooners hitting 43.3% and surrendering 45.2%. They have failed to cover seven of eight losing four straight as they entered the Big 12 Tournament. Bulldogs strong scoring and defending the paint and made 37.2% of their three point shots in conference. Sooners performed poorly against the Big 12 on the offensive glass and making threes. Play Gonzaga -14.5.
Abilene Christian vs. UCLA College Basketball Pick Prediction 3/22/2021
Abilene Christian vs. UCLA—Free pick is Abilene Christian Wildcats +4.5. Must respect the defensive performance by Abilene Christian this season. Past five games they are holding teams to 40.6% shooting which is around their number for the season. They got past Texas in their opener 53-52 for their 13th win in fourteen games. They did hold Texas Tech to 51 points in the non-conference and have covered 17 of 23. Bruins had lost four straight heading into the NCAA Tournament and beat a down Michigan St prior to their win to BYU. UCLA not in good defensive form as in their past five games surrendering 49.1% shooting. Wildcats are tops in offensive and defensive efficiency in the Southland. Strong on the glass and defended two and three points shots well. Bruins were poor against the PAC 12 at the free throw line and defending threes. Play Abilene Christian +4.5.
Ohio vs. Creighton College Basketball Pick Prediction 3/22/2021
Ohio vs. Creighton—College basketball pick is Ohio Bobcats +5.5. Ohio has won ten of their past eleven after their 62-58 victory to Virginia in their opener. Past five games the Bobcats are shooting 47% and holding teams to 42.2%. Creighton survived a scare by UC Santa Barbara avoiding defeat by a missed layup by the Gauchos in the closing seconds. Prior it was a 25 point loss to Georgetown. In that span of five games Creighton shooting only 45%. Bobcats second best in the MAC in offensive efficiency a strong team that scores inside and takes care of the basketball. Creighton has a poor history in this round in the NCAA Tournament. They are at the bottom against the Big East on the offensive glass and free throw line where they make 63.4%. Play Ohio +5.5.
LSU vs. Michigan College Basketball Pick Prediction 3/22/2021
LSU vs. Michigan—College basketball free pick is LSU Tigers +5. LSU has covered six straight after their 15 point win to a good St Bonaventure team. They are holding teams to 39.4% shooting. Michigan has failed to cover three of four after not getting enough separation from Texas Southern to cover. Tigers best in the SEC in offensive efficiency as they take care of the basketball and strong scoring inside. They do a great job of defending threes. Michigan did have issues in the Big Ten in turnovers. Play LSU +5.
Colorado vs. Florida St College Basketball Pick Prediction 3/22/2021
Colorado vs. Florida St—Free pick is Colorado Buffaloes +1.5. Colorado has won seven of their past eight games after their 23 point win to Georgetown. Past five games Buffaloes shooting 47% and holding opponents to 42.3%. Seminoles have failed to cover five of six as they couldn’t get enough separation against UNC Greensboro. Florida St has consistency issues with recent losses to Notre Dame, North Carolina and Georgia Tech. Buffaloes strong scoring and defending from three as well as inside against the PAC 12. They do a great job of making free throws at 82.4%. Colorado finished second in the PAC 12 in defensive efficiency. Florida St poor at securing the basketball in the ACC and on the defensive glass. Play Colorado +1.5.
Maryland vs. Alabama College Basketball Pick Prediction 3/22/2021
Maryland vs. Alabama—College basketball pick is Alabama Crimson Tide -5.5. Alabama improved in the second half of the season. Crimson Tide has won ten of their past eleven following a 13 point win to Iona to being the tournament. They were best against the SEC in three point shooting connecting on 37.8% and best defending them at 25.9%. Alabama tops in offensively efficiency in conference and second best defensively. Maryland away from home shot only 42.7%. Terrapins worst in the Big Ten in offensive rebounding and struggled at the free throw line. Terrapins have eight losses by eight points or greater. Play Alabama -5.5.
USC vs. Kansas College Basketball Pick Prediction 3/22/2021
USC vs. Kansas—College basketball free pick is Kansas Jayhawks -1. Kansas was a marked team when facing Big 12 teams and got everyone’s top performance. They have won nine of their past ten games with notable wins to Oklahoma St, Texas Tech, Baylor and Oklahoma. Past five games Jayhawks hosting opponents to 41% shooting. Trojans lost all three games against Colorado and have a non-conference defeat to Connecticut. USC last in the PAC 12 at the free throw line where they made 65.5%. Jayhawks best in defensive efficiency in the Big 12 defending strong inside and at the three point line. Play Kansas -1.
Stetson vs. Bowling Green College Basketball Pick Prediction 3/22/2021
Stetson vs. Bowling Green—College basketball pick is Stetson Hatters and Bowling Green Falcons to go over the total of 151.5. Stetson has played to over in ten of their past eleven games. Past five games Hatters shooting 48.6% but surrendering 53% shooting. Bowling Green has averaged 79 or greater points in four of their past six games. Stetson sits near the bottom of the Atlantic Sun conference in two and three point defense. They do a great job making threes at 37.8%. Falcons play at a fast tempo and with Stetson defensive issues will lead to quick scoring on both ends. Play Stetson and Bowling Green over 151.5.
Coastal Carolina vs. Bryant College Basketball Pick Prediction 3/22/2021
Coastal Carolina vs. Bryant—College basketball free pick is Coastal Carolina Chanticleers and Bryant Bulldogs to play under the total of 155.5. Coastal Carolina enters in sharp defensive form as in their past five games holding opponents to 33.9% Season long it is 38.3%. They have played to under in five of seven. Bryant also a team in good defensive form as in that five game span allowing 38.6%. Chanticleers sat second in defensive efficiency in the Sun Belt very strong in two and three point defense. Bulldogs held Northeast opponents to 27.9% from three. Play Coastal Carolina and Bryan under 155.5.
Longwood vs. Pepperdine College Basketball Pick Prediction 3/22/2021
Longwood vs. Pepperdine—Free pick is Longwood Lancers +10.5. Longwood has won and covered six of their past eight games. Past five games they hold opponents to 43.7% shooting. Pepperdine not defending as well in that period. Waves have lost four of six. Lancers second in the Big South in defensive efficiency as they force turnovers and do a good job of defending threes. Pepperdine weak defending inside against the WCC. Waves a .500 team with twelve losses. Play Longwood +10.5.
Bellarmine vs. Army College Basketball Pick Prediction 3/22/2021
Bellarmine vs. Army—College basketball pick Bellarmine Knights -1.5. Bellarmine a good shooting team entering in good form as in their past five games shooting 52% shooting. Army has failed to cover seven of eight. Black Knights struggled in the Patriot League on the offensive glass and made only 62% of their free throws. Army last in conference defending threes allowing 38.1% from beyond the arc. Knights best in offensive efficiency in the Atlanta Sun conference as they are strong on the offensive glass and inside scoring. Play Bellarmine -1.5.