Free College Basketball Picks For Today 1/18/2023
Arkansas vs. Missouri College Basketball Pick Prediction 1/18/2023
Arkansas at Missouri—Arkansas is 12-5 on the season and 1-4 in the SEC. Razorbacks has struggled offensively in the SEC from three where they make 23.3% and 62.5% at the line. Team has been sloppy in the SEC with turnovers. On defense Arkansas is allowing 37.9% from three and 48.9% inside against conference foes. Missouri is 13-4 overall and 2-3 in conference. They won both home games to Kentucky and Vanderbilt. Missouri poor rebounding team on both ends in the SEC and makes only 30.3% from three. Poor defensively in conference by allowing 35.9% from three and 58% around the bucket. Razorbacks have gotten healthier but still the team is shooting only 40.2% overall and 22% from three on the road. Missouri has shot well at home at 50.8% and 36.9% from three. Play Missouri -1.
Connecticut vs. Seton Hall College Basketball Pick Prediction 1/18/2023
Connecticut at Seton Hall—Connecticut is 15-4 overall but 4-4 in the Big East. They dropped road games at Xavier, Providence and Marquette with a win at Butler. Huskies just average shooting team in the Big East as they make 31.8% from three and 49.3% around the bucket. Good defensively in conference holding foes to 26.8% from three and 49.4% around the bucket. Seton Hall is 11-8 this season and 4-4 in Big East play. Home wins to St Johns and Butler with a loss to Providence. Pirates have struggled in conference with turnovers and shooting only 31.8% from three with 67.9% at the line. Good defensively against the conference by allowing 29.3% from three and 49.7% inside. Huskies in a shooting slump against the conference hitting only 40.7% plus allowing 45.2% shooting in their past five games. At home the Pirates convert 47.3% with 34.5% from three while surrendering 34% overall and 24.2% from three. Play Seton Hall +4.
TCU vs. West Virginia College Basketball Pick Prediction 1/18/2023
TCU at West Virginia—TCU is 14-3 and 3-2 in the Big 12. They have a road win at Baylor with a loss at Texas. Horned Frogs a poor three point shooting team in conference making 24.7% but convert 54.2% inside. On defense the team struggles on the glass and gives up 53.1% shooting around the bucket to Big 12 teams. West Virginia sits at 10-7 overall and 0-5 in the Big 12. Mountaineers home losses to Kansas and Baylor. Team is poor offensively against the conference by shooting 20% from three, 47.4% around the hole and 60.8% at the line. On defense the Mountaineers give up 37.4% from three to the Big 12 and 50.6% inside. Horned Frogs in their road conference games shot 48.5% at Baylor and 49.2% at Texas covering both games. They have covered seven of eight. Mountaineers home shooting form in conference poor with 35.1% against Kansas and 38.3% to Baylor. Play TCU +2.
Providence vs. Marquette College Basketball Pick Prediction 1/18/2023
Providence at Marquette—Providence is 14-4 on the season and 6-1 against the Big East. Friars have won three of four on the road in conference. Team shoots well from three in conference at 36.8% and strong on the glass. Weak in Big East play with turnovers and shooting inside at 47.1%. Defensively tops in efficiency against the conference by holding teams to 22.9% from three and strong on the glass. Marquette is 14-5 on the year and 6-2 in the Big East. Golden Eagles have won all their home games in conference. Tops in offensive efficiency in the Big East behind 35.7% from three and 59.3% around the bucket. Weak on the glass defensively in conference and inside where they allow 54.7%. Friars have covered six of seven in the Big East. On the road they hold opponents to 43% shooting and 24.7% from three. Play Providence +6.5.
Oklahoma vs. Oklahoma St College Basketball Pick Prediction 1/18/2023
Oklahoma at Oklahoma St—Oklahoma has a record of 11-6 overall and 2-3 in the Big 12. Road win at Texas Tech with a loss at Kansas. Sooners struggle offensively in conference with turnovers and rebounding but strong shooting in side at 57.2%. They don’t force turnovers on defense in conference but rebound plus limit foes to 33.3% from three and 46.6% inside. Oklahoma St checks in at 9-8 and 1-4 in the Big 12. Home loss to Texas and a win by seven to West Virginia. Cowboys last in conference in offensive efficiency with high turnovers, 29.8% from three and 45.2% shooting inside. On defense they do allow Big 12 opponents to 35.5% from three and 41.8% around the bucket. Cowboys have not covered in their five conference games by shooting 38.5%. Sooners are hitting 47% in the Big 12. Play Oklahoma +3.
Auburn vs. LSU College Basketball Pick Prediction 1/18/2023
Auburn at LSU—Auburn has a mark of 14-3 and 4-1 in the SEC. Auburn Tigers have a road loss at Georgia with wins at Ole Miss. Below average shooting team in the conference with 30.4% from three and 47.7% inside. They defend the perimeter well in the SEC by holding teams to 21.5% from three and 50% inside. LSU checks in at 12-5 and 1-4 in the SEC. Poor offensively in conference sitting 13th in effective field goal percentage with 32.7% from three and 39.8% around the bucket. Team struggles defensively in conference with rebounding and on the interior allowing 57.9% shooting. Auburn shooting only 41.7% in conference. LSU defending the perimeter well at home holding teams to 27.5% from three. Play LSU +6.5.
San Diego St vs. Colorado St College Basketball Pick Prediction 1/18/2023
San Diego St at Colorado St—San Diego St sits at 13-4 on the year and 4-1 in the Mountain West. Road wins at UNLV and Wyoming. Team struggles in conference with turnovers on offense but rebound, hit 41.7% from three and 51.3% around the bucket. They defend the perimeter well in the Mountain West allowing 31.7% from three but 54.4% surrendered around the bucket. Colorado St sits at 10-9 overall and 2-4 in conference. Rams have losses at New Mexico and Nevada with a win in overtime at UNLV. CSU good offensive team in the MWC by hitting 37.2% from three and 55.4% around the bucket. Defensively in conference the team struggles on the glass plus allow 41.7% from three and 50% inside. Both teams shooting well in conference but the Aztecs better on the defensive end. Play San Diego St -4.5.
Florida vs. Texas A&M College Basketball Pick Prediction 1/18/2023
Florida at Texas A&M—Florida is 10-7 overall and 3-2 in the SEC. They dropped a home game to Texas A&M with a road loss at Auburn. Gators struggle in conference offensively with turnovers, rebounding and at the three point line where they make 29.6%. Strong in the SEC scoring inside at 55.9% and 78.4% at the line. Defensively sound defending the goal in conference holding teams to 24% from three and 44% around the hole. Texas A&M sits at 12-5 with 4-0 in conference. Aggies tops in offensive efficiency with rebounding, 33% shooting from three and 55.8% inside. Defensively strong on the glass and limits opponents from three and inside where they allow 44.4%. Aggies in conference shooting 48.2% and holding foes to 38.1%. Gators shooting on the road very poor as they hit 40% and only 18% from three. They have failed to cover four of five in conference. Aggies in conference making 48.2% and holding opponents to 38.9% from three. Play Texas A&M -3.5.
Ohio St vs. Nebraska College Basketball Pick Prediction 1/18/2023
Ohio St at Nebraska—Ohio St is 10-7 overall and 2-4 in the Big Ten. Road win at Northwestern with losses at Maryland and Rutgers in overtime. Buckeyes strong on the glass in conference and from three where they make 42.6%. Weak shooting team inside against the Big Ten as they hit 42.7%. Above average defending the goal in conference as the Buckeyes allow 32.6% from three and 47.4% inside. Nebraska is 9-9 and 2-5 in conference. Cornhuskers have a home win to Iowa with losses at home to Purdue and Illinois. Team is last in Big Ten offensive efficiency with high turnovers, 29.7% from three, 46.7% inside and 64.5% around the bucket. Struggles on the defensive glass in conference and allow 51.9% around the hole. Buckeyes recent shooting form a concern hitting 37.5% at home to Minnesota and 34.3% at Rutgers. Play Nebraska +6.
Virginia Tech vs. Virginia College Basketball Pick Prediction 1/18/2023
Virginia Tech at Virginia—Virginia Tech is 11-6 this season and 1-5 in ACC play. Hokies poor offensive team in conference with high turnovers, 28.9% from three and 49.2% around the bucket. Average defensive team facing the ACC by allowing 31.5% from three and 48.7% shooting around the bucket. Virginia checks in at 13-3 and 5-2 in conference. Home wins to Syracuse, Florida St and North Carolina. Cavaliers a good three point shooting team in the ACC at 38.8%. They do struggle scoring inside against conference foes at 45.8% and make 70.6% at the line. Cavs do a great job forcing turnovers in the ACC plus hold teams to 42.7% around the bucket. Hokies three point shooting dreadful on the road at 23%. Hokies have been competitive with four losses by five or fewer in conference. Cavaliers have failed to cover nine of eleven. Play Virginia Tech +7.