Big South Tournament - Winthrop Eagles vs Highlanders College Hoops Game Preview
Winthrop Eagles vs Radford Highlanders Odds
Radford looks to cover the Highlanders-Eagles pointspread on Tuesday and improve its overall 13-18 mark when they host Winthrop in college basketball wagering action.
This is a conference playoff game in the Big South Tournament. This matchup is a neutral-site affair being played at HTC Center.
Radford battles the Eagles, currently sitting with a 13-16 mark (2-0 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 0-1 for the Highlanders and 0-2 for the Eagles.
Bettors looking to go with the Highlanders in this one found them listed as 1-point underdogs earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Eagles was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Highlanders at No. 233 and the Eagles at No. 192 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 65-63 result in favor of the Highlanders.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Eagles rank No. 265 in NCAA Division 1 with 32.5 per game. That compares with Radford’s No. 75 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Radford is college basketball's No. 166-ranked team at 6.2 per game, while the Eagles rate No. 185 with 6 per game.
Defensively, Winthrop features the nation's No. 93-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.2 points per game. Radford, meanwhile, comes in at No. 167 nationally in scoring at home.
Winthrop won its last outing, a 70-61 result against UNC Asheville on March 2. Winthrop got 15 points from Joab Jerome en route to a 70-61 victory over UNC Asheville on Saturday at Winthrop Coliseum.
Radford was a 73-56 loser in their most recent outing at home against Liberty. Radford suffered a 73-56 loss against Liberty on Saturday, getting 17 points from Rashun Davis in a losing effort at Dedmon Center.