Free College Basketball Picks For Today 2/7/2022
UNC Wilmington vs. Hofstra College Basketball Pick Prediction 2/7/2022
UNC Wilmington at Hofstra—Seahawks are 10-1 in the Colonial. On the road wins at Charleston, James Madison, Towson, Northeastern and William & Mary with a loss at Elon. Tops in offensive efficiency in conference behind 37.4% shooting from three, 75.2% at the lone and good ball securing. Average defending team in the Colonial but struggled on the defensive glass. Hofstra is 6-4 in conference. At home the Pride has wins to Delaware, Drexel and James Madison with defeat to Towson. Hofstra weak from three in conference where they shoot 28.9% and surrender 37.9%. Poor on the offensive glass in the Colonial. They are hitting 58.2% inside and 85.2% at the free throw line in Colonial play. Seahawks beat the Pride 78-72 at home in their first meeting. Play UNC Wilmington +7.5.
Charlotte vs. FIU College Basketball Pick Prediction 2/7/2022
Charlotte at FIU—49ers are 5-4 in Conference USA. On the road losses at FAU, North Texas and Old Dominion with a win at Rice. Charlotte struggles on the offensive glass in conference and makes only 47.6% inside. They do make 36.6% from three in Conference USA but surrenders 37.2%. They do defend the paint well in conference. FIU is 3-7 in conference. Losses at home to Old Dominion and Louisiana Tech with wins to Marshall, Western Kentucky and Southern Miss. FIU sloppy high turnover team in conference hitting only 47.9% inside. Panthers do make 36.3% against Conference USA. Poor defensive team in conference where they allow 37.4% from three, 51.3% inside and on the glass. Panthers have covered their past four home Conference USA games. 49ers defense on the road poor where they giving up 48.2% overall and 38.9% from three. Play FIU -1.
George Mason vs. Richmond College Basketball Pick Prediction 2/7/2022
George Mason at Richmond—Patriots have a record of 4-3 in the A10. On the road the team has losses at George Washington and LaSalle with a win to UMASS. Good shooting team in conference as they connect on 41.2% from three and 53.9% inside. They secure the basketball but struggle on the offensive glass. Defensively they do allow 36.3% from three and don’t force turnovers. Richmond sits at 6-4 in the Atlantic Ten. At home they have wins to UMASS, and St Bonaventure with losses to Saint Joseph’s, Davidson and VCU. Spiders poor three point shooting and defending in conference. They strength is scoring inside and securing the basketball. Richmond poor in the A10 with interior defense allowing 50.1% shooting. Patriots shooting travels as they connect 47% from the floor and 42.9% from three. Richmond home defense poor as they allow 45% and 39.2% from beyond the arc. Play George Mason +8.
Virginia vs. Duke College Basketball Pick Prediction 2/7/2022
Virginia at Duke—Cavaliers sit 8-5 in the ACC. On the road wins at Syracuse, Clemson and Pittsburgh with losses at North Carolina, NC State and Notre Dame. Weakness for the Cavs are their perimeter play in conference as they shoot 33.8% and surrender 37.6%. Duke is 9-2 in ACC play. At home wins to Virginia Tech, Georgia Tech, NC State, Syracuse and Clemson with a loss to Miami. Strong shooting team in the ACC where they connect 36.2% from three and 54.4% inside. Blue Devils tops in defensive efficiency against the ACC where they allow 28% from three and 44.3% inside. Cavaliers defense dreadful where they allow 47.5% and 43% from three. Play Duke -12.
Pittsburgh vs. Virginia Tech College Basketball Pick Prediction 2/7/2022
Pittsburgh at Virginia Tech—Panthers have a record of 3-9 in the ACC. On the road losses at Virginia, Louisville, Syracuse, Clemson, Boston College and Wake Forest. Weak shooting team in the ACC where they shoot 34.4% from three and 46.8% inside. A sloppy turnover prone team in conference. Defensively the team surrenders 35.9% from three and 51.9% inside. Virginia Tech is 5-7 in conference. At home losses to Wake Forest, NC State and Miami with wins to Notre Dame and Georgia Tech. A good shooting team in the ACC where they hit 42.4% from three and 53.4% inside. They do commit a high number of turnovers in conference and weak on the glass on both ends. Hokes poor in three point defense allowing 39.4% and surrenders 51.6% inside. They met on Saturday with Virginia Tech winning by five on the road failing to cover as the Panthers shot 57% and 9 of 18 from three. Play Pittsburgh +13.
Temple vs. USF College Basketball Pick Prediction 2/7/2022
Temple at USF—Owls sit at 6-3 in the AAC. On the road a loss at SMU with wins at UCF, Tulsa and Eastern Carolina. The team struggles to shoot from three in conference at 27.9% and hits 47.3% inside. Defensively strong holding opponents in conference to 25.1% from three and 46.6% overall. USF is 1-7 in conference. At home a win to UCF with losses to Houston and SMU. Bulls last in offensive efficiency in conference as they shoot only 26.2% from three and 43.9% inside. Other negatives include 61.9% from the line in conference and worst in turning over the ball. Poor defensively inside in the ACC as they allow 52.5%. Owls have covered eight of nine. Play Temple -3.5.
Furman vs. East Tennessee St College Basketball Pick Prediction 2/7/2022
Furman at East Tennessee St—Paladins have a mark of 9-3 in the Southern Conference. On the road losses at VMU and Chattanooga with wins to UNC Greensboro, Wofford and Mercer. Best in offensive efficiency in conference behind 37.7% from three, good ball security and strength on the offensive glass. Also they sit tops in defensive efficiency in conference holding opponents to 32.4% from three and 48.1% inside. East Tennessee St enters at 4-8 in the Southern. At home wins to VMI, Western Carolina and Mercer with defeats to Wofford, Citadel and UNC Greensboro. A good three point shooting team in conference at 38.4% but weak scoring inside and at the free throw line. Worst against the Southern with interior defense surrendering 57.8% shooting and on the defensive glass. Paladins have covered eight of nine. Play Furman -5.5.
Chattanooga vs. Mercer College Basketball Pick Prediction 2/7/2022
Chattanooga at Mercer—Mocs have a record of 8-2 in the Southern Conference. On the road wins to Wofford, UNC Greensboro, VMI and Citadel with losses at Western Carolina and Samford. Chattanooga an average shooting team in conference that is strong on the glass on both ends. Second in defensive efficiency in conference holding opponents to 32.8% from three and 51.2% inside. Mercer is 6-5 in conference. At home wins to Samford, VMI, UNC Greensboro, Western Carolina and Wofford with a loss to Furman. They shoot well in conference but weak on the offensive glass and commits a high number of turnovers. An above average defense but surrenders 36% from three. These teams met in Chattanooga on Saturday with the Mocs earning the 77-68 home win but not covering. Bears did shoot 49% and made 9 of 25 from three in that point spread covering loss plus they pulled down five more rebounds. Play Mercer +5.5.
Arizona vs. Arizona St College Basketball Pick Prediction 2/7/2022
Arizona at Arizona St—Wildcats have a record of 9-1 in the PAC 12. On the road wins at Stanford and Cal with a loss at UCLA. Arizona tops in offensive efficiency in conference behind 55.1% shooting inside and strong on the glass. They only make 31% from three in conference and have high turnovers. Strong defensive team holding conference opponents to 31.5% from three and 40.6% inside. ASU is 3-7 in the PAC 12. At home wins to Utah and UCLA with losses to Washington St, Colorado and USC. Last in offensive efficiency behind poor shooting and rebounding. Weak on the defensively glass and they hold PAC opponents to 30.9% from three and 42.6% from two. Sun Devils come off a three overtime win late Saturday night at home to UCLA in an emotional win. Poor shooting Arizona St team tough to back here. Wildcats pounded Cal and Stanford on the road. Play Arizona -13.
Kansas vs. Texas College Basketball Pick Prediction 2/7/2022
Kansas at Texas—Jayhawks enters play at 8-1 in the Big 12. On the road the team has wins at Oklahoma St, Oklahoma, Kansas St and Iowa St with a loss at Texas Tech. Tops in offensive efficiency in conference behind good shooting inside and at the three point line along with strong rebounding. They are best in the Big 12 in three point defense allowing 27.6% and second in two point defense surrendering 37%. Texas checks in at 6-4 in conference. At home wins to West Virginia, Oklahoma, Oklahoma St, TCU and Iowa ST with a loss to Kansas St. Longhorns have good offensive numbers in conference but their weakness is scoring inside. Strong defense inside against the Big 12. Jayhawks good shooting travels as they hit 47.1% from the field and 36.2% from three. Texas has failed to cover five of seven. Play Kansas -1.
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James Madison vs. Drexel College Basketball Pick Prediction 2/7/2022
James Madison at Drexel—Dukes are 4-6 in the Colonial. On the road wins to William & Mary and Northeastern with losses to Elon and Hofstra. Strong scoring team sitting second in efficiency in conference behind 39.6% from three and 53.1% inside. Weak defensive team in the Colonial surrendering 37% from three and 60.9% inside. Poor on the glass on both ends. Drexel sits 5-5 in conference. Wins at home to Towson and Elon with defeats to Hofstra as well as William & Mary. Strong three point shooting and defending team in the Colonial hitting 42% and giving up 30.4%. Weak rebounding team in conference and struggles to defend plus score inside. Dragons won the first meeting on the road 88-82 behind 55% shooting and 12 of 24 from three plus pulling down ten more rebounds. Play Drexel -4.
UTEP vs. North Texas College Basketball Pick Prediction 2/7/2022
UTEP at North Texas—Miners sit at 7-3 in Conference USA. On the road losses at UAB and Charlotte with wins at Old Dominion , UTSA and Rice. Strong three point and free throw shooting team in conference. UTEP tops in Conference USA in effective defensive field goal percentage holding opponents to 229.2% from three and 47% inside. North Texas 9-1 in conference with home wins to Rice, Middle Tennessee St, Charlotte, Old Dominion and UTSA. Strong rebounding and three point shooting team in Conference USA. They limit opponents in conference to 29.1% from three and 47.2% inside. Weakness is their turnovers against Conference USA. Miners have won six straight. Play UTEP +10.
Southern Utah vs. Montana College Basketball Pick Prediction 2/7/2022
Southern Utah at Montana—Thunderbirds check in at 9-2 in the Big Sky. On the road wins at Eastern Washington, Idaho and Portland St with the conference losses coming at home to Weber St as well as Northern Colorado. Best in offensive efficiency in conference behind 37.1% from three and 54.2% inside along with low turnovers as well as strong rebounding on both ends. Montana 8-4 in Big Sky play with home wins to Idaho St, Weber St, Idaho and Eastern Washington. All conference losses came on the road. Grizzlies weakness in the Big Sky is three point shooting at 31.7% and rebounding on both ends. They do defend the three ball well in conference at 31.3% but allowing 51.7% inside. Thunderbirds have won six of seven but only one road game in this period. Southern Utah shoots only 40.3% on the road with 27.4% from three while giving up 45.8% Grizzlies good at home hitting 48.6% with 37.5% from three while giving up 36% as long as 29.4%. Play Montana -2.5.
Northern Arizona vs. Northern Colorado College Basketball Pick Prediction 2/7/2022
Northern Arizona at Northern Colorado—Lumberjacks 4-7 in the Big Sky with road losses at Weber St, and Southern Utah with wins at Idaho St and Sacramento St. A good three point shooting team in conference at 38.1% while last in conference shooting inside at 45%. A high turnover team that is strong on the glass on both ends. They do surrender 53% inside to Big Sky opponents. Northern Colorado is 6-4 in the conference with home wins to Montana St, Montana with losses to Sacramento St, Weber St and Portland St. Strong shooting team in the Big Sky but surrender 41.6% from three and weak on the offensive glass. Bears got past the Lumberjacks on the road Saturday 74-71 failing to cover. They have failed to cover four straight while the Lumberjacks have covered three straight . NAU does shoot the three well on the road at 35.4%. Play Northern Arizona +10.