Free College Basketball Picks For Today 1/12/2023
Gonzaga vs. BYU College Basketball Pick Prediction 1/12/2023
Gonzaga at BYU—Gonzaga is 14-3 this season and 3-0 in the WCC. The Bulldogs has shot well in the WCC with 40.3% from three and 57.1% inside. They struggle on the defensive glass in conference plus allow 38.9% from three and 52.1% inside. BYU is 13-6 and 3-1 in the WCC. Cougars a sloppy high turnover team in conference that shoots only 32.9% from three. Great on the defensive glass and defending the goal. Gonzaga has failed to cover both conference games on the road. They are giving up 48.5% shooting in conference. Cougars against WCC opponents holding teams to 35.2% shooting. Play BYU +7.
Colorado vs. USC College Basketball Pick Prediction 1/12/2023
Colorado has a mark of 11-6 on the year and 3-3 in the PAC 12. Team has road losses at Cal and Washington with a win at Stanford. Buffs struggle with turning the ball over in the PAC 12 and at the free throw line where they make 63.9%. Average shooting team in conference. Buffaloes do a great job of forcing turnovers in the PAC 12 plus on the defensive glass. They allow just 28.8% from three and 47.4% inside against conference foes. USC is 11-5 on the year and 3-2 in the PAC 12. Trojans strength in the conference offensively on the glass, scoring inside and at the free throw line making 77.3%. USC poor defensively in conference on the glass and with perimeter defense allowing 38.8% from three. Buffaloes on the road shooting only 28.8% from three and allowing 49.8% overall and 40.3% from three. Buffs loss at Cal bad. USC holding PAC 12 schools to 36.8% shooting. Play USC -3.
Michigan vs. Iowa College Basketball Pick Prediction 1/12/2023
Michigan at Iowa—Michigan has a record of 9-6 this year and 3-1 in conference. Road win at Minnesota with a loss at Michigan St. Average shooting team against the Big Ten with 35.3% from three and 50.6% inside. Tops in defensive efficiency in conference with rebounding plus limiting opponents to 29.9% from three and 44% around the bucket. Iowa sits at 10-6 on the year and 2-3 in the Big Ten. Hawkeyes have a road conference loss at Wisconsin with a home win to Indiana. Iowa has struggled shooting the basketball in the Big Ten by hitting 31.7% with 46.2% from three. Defense poor in the Big Ten with the Hawkeyes allowing 37.5% from three and 52.2% around the bucket. Iowa defense massive concern as in their home conference games gave up 50.8% shooting to Wisconsin and 54.2% to Indiana. Play Michigan +4.5.
Arizona St vs. Oregon College Basketball Pick Prediction 1/12/2023
Arizona St at Oregon—ASU is 13-3 this season and 4-1 in PAC 12 play. Sun Devils have struggles offensively with rebounding, 21.5% three point shooting and 64.7% at the free throw line. Strength is scoring and defending inside. Sun Devils holding teams to 29.5% from three and force turnovers. Oregon is 9-7 on the year and 3-2 in the PAC 12. Ducks last against the PAC 12 from three where they hit 21.2% but connects on 55.6% around the bucket. On defense Oregon holds teams to 28.9% from three and 49.2% inside. Double digit home conference wins for the Ducks against Oregon St and Washington. St They do come off an impressive ten point win at Utah. ASU has failed to cover three of four including a road loss at San Francisco. Play Oregon -4.
Utah vs. UCLA College Basketball Pick Prediction 1/12/2023
Utah at UCLA—Utah is 12-5 on the season and 5-1 in the PAC 12. Road wins in conference at Washington ST, California and Stanford. Issues with turnovers and rebounding on offense against the PAC 12. Average shooting team in conference. Utes tops in effective field goal percentage against the conference as they allow 23.3% from three and 46.8% around the bucket. UCLA is 14-2 and 5-0 in the PAC 12. Bruins tops in offensive efficiency in conference behind rebounding, 36.4% from three and 84.1% at the free throw line. Weak against the PAC 12 with two point shooting and defending. Bruins limit conference foes to24.3% from three, force turnovers and strong on the glass. Utes defense has been outstanding in conference holdings opponents to 37.4% shooting. On the road the hold teams to 23.4% from three. UCLA issues inside in conference the concern. Play Utah +12.
San Francisco vs. Portland College Basketball Pick Prediction 1/12/2023
San Francisco at Portland—San Francisco has a mark of 12-7 and 1-3 in the WCC. Dons road loss at Santa Clara with a win to Loyola Marymount. Issues for San Francisco in conference with turnovers but convert 51.1% around the bucket and 76.9% at the line. Teams struggles with interior defense by allowing 55.3%. Portland enters at 8-10 this year and 0-3 in the WCC. Home loss to Loyola Marymount by 20. Last in conference in both offensive and defensive efficiency. Weak shooting team with 22% from three, 44.3% inside and 60.8% in conference. On defense, the Pilots allow 40% from three and 64% around the bucket. Portland in conference brutal shooting 35.9% and allowing 52%. Pilots Moses Wood has missed the past three games due to injury Play San Francisco -2.
Stanford vs. Washington College Basketball Pick Prediction 1/12/2023
Stanford at Washington—Stanford a mark of 5-10 and 0-5 in the PAC 12. Road losses at Arizona St and to California by 22. Cardinal last in defensive efficiency in conference by allowing 42.7% from three and 58.7% inside. Team makes 30.1% from three and 52.1% around the bucket in the PAC 12. Washington sits 9-8 and 1-5 in conference. Huskies home win to Colorado with losses to USC and UCLA by double digits. Huskies last in PAC 12 defensive efficiency with high turnovers and making 28.2% from three and 46.4% inside. On defense, they allow 33.3% from three in conference with 47.6% around the bucket. Defensively Cardinal allowing 53.3% shooting and the Huskies only 42.7%. Play Washington -2.
Arizona vs. Oregon St College Basketball Pick Prediction 1/12/2023
Arizona at Oregon St—Arizona is 14-2 this season with 3-2 in the PAC 12. Wildcats with road loss at Utah and home to Washington St in blowouts. Three point shooting major weakness for Arizona as they make only 21.3%. They do secure the basketball and good on the offensive glass. Team holds PAC 12 foes to 29.8% from three and 48% inside. Oregon St is 7-9 on the year and 1-4 against the PAC 12. Beavers weak in conference offensively with turnovers, rebounds and 42.8% shooting inside. Highlight is they make threes at 39.3% in the PAC 12. They defend the perimeter well in conference but allows 53.9% around the bucket. Wildcats shooting only 37.8% in the PAC 12. Oregon St has won seven of eight at home by shooting 45.6% and allowing 37.8%. Huge discrepancy in three point shooting here. Play Oregon St +15.5.
Loyola Marymount vs. Saint Mary’s College Basketball Pick Prediction 1/12/2023
Loyola Marymount at Saint Mary’s—LMU has a record of 12-6 and 2-2 in the WCC. Lions road win at Portland loss to Pacific. Loyola Marymount in conference is making 34% from three and 57.3% around the bucket. They struggle in conference with turnovers and offensive rebounds. They limit WCC teams to 32.4% from three and 51.6% inside plus rebound. Saint Mary’s is 14-4 and 3-0 in conference. Gaels tops in offensive efficiency against the WCC behind rebounding, 26.2% from three and 58% around the bucket. Tops in effective field goal defense in conference by holding foes to 21.6% from three and 39% inside. They do a great job of forcing teams in WCC play. Loyola Marymount recent games allowing 51% shooting to San Francisco and 50% at Pacific in their six point road defense. Play Saint Mary’s -13.
Pepperdine vs. San Diego College Basketball Pick Prediction 1/12/2023
Pepperdine at San Diego—Pepperdine has a record of 7-10 and 0-3 in the WCC. Waves have a road loss by 23 at Gonzaga. Team has shot the three ball, well in conference at 40.8% but only 48.3% inside. They don’t force turnovers on defense and gives up 40% from three with 58.2% inside versus WCC opponents. San Diego is 8-10 this year and 1-3 in conference. Toreros dropped home games to Pacific and BYU in the WCC. Teams struggles shooting in conference with 23.8% from three and 47.8% inside. Defensively they allow WCC foes to 35.7% from three and 57.4% around the bucket. They do make 85.9% at the line in conference. On neutral sites and road games the Waves allowing 52.1% shooting in seven contests. On the road Pepperdine 26.7% from three and the Toreros making 39.3% from three at home. Play San Diego -2.5.
Drexel vs. Stony Brook College Basketball Pick Prediction 1/12/2023
Drexel at Stony Brook—Drexel has a record of 9-7 and 3-1 in the Colonial. Dragons road loss at Towson. Team has struggled with turnovers and three point shooting in conference as they make 29.9%. Strong on the glass on both ends in conference. In CAA play, Drexel allows 35.5% from three and only 38.5% around the bucket. Stony Brook checks in at 6-10 this year and 2-1 in conference coming off a home loss by 12 to Towson. Seawolves in conference play struggles on the glass and makes only 46.7% around the hold. Team defends well in the Colonial by allowing 28.8% from three and 46.5% around the bucket. Drexel shooting only 36% on the road with 26.3% from three. Seawolves are making 39.5% at home and defend well. In conference, Stony Brook is allowing only 39.8% shooting. Play Stony Brook +5.