College Basketball Matchup - Presbyterian Blue Hose Liberty Flames Odds Preview
Liberty Flames vs Presbyterian Blue Hose Odds
The Presbyterian Blue Hose host Liberty on Saturday, looking to build on their 3-15 mark against the 5-13 Flames in college hoops action at Furman Pinson Arena.
The Blue Hose are 3-15 so far on the season, and 0-2 ATS vs. the number. The Flames, meanwhile, are 5-13 and 0-3 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Presbyterian go 0-0 and the Flames go 0-0 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 325 (Blue Hose) and the No. 234 (Flames) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 61-56 result in favor of the Flames has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Flames rank No. 166 in NCAA Division 1 with 35.3 per game. That compares with Presbyterian’s No. 338 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Presbyterian is college basketball's No. 217-ranked team at 5.8 per game, while the Flames rate No. 74 with 7.3 per game.
Defensively, Liberty features the nation's No. 219-rated defense on the road, allowing 72 points per game. Presbyterian, meanwhile, comes in at No. 175 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Liberty, they were a 77-72 loser as they battled High Point on the road. Tavares Speaks scored 20 points in a futile effort to lead the Flames to a win (they lost 77-72 to High Point at Millis Center on Wednesday).
In their last action, Presbyterian was a 62-51 loser on the road against Winthrop. The Blue Hose wasted a 26-point performance from Jordan Downing in losing to Winthrop 62-51 on Wednesday at Winthrop Coliseum.
Liberty home to Longwood, Tuesday, January 22
Presbyterian home to Charleston Southern, Wednesday, January 23