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High Point Panthers vs Radford Highlanders Odds
The Radford Highlanders will try to cover the spread at Dedmon Center on Wednesday when they get a visit from the High Point Panthers in NCAA basketball action.
The Highlanders bring a 6-9 record (0-0 ATS) to this tilt against the 6-7 Panthers, who are 0-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Radford go 0-0 so far and the Panthers go 1-1.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 238-ranked Highlanders and the No. 114-rated Panthers in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 75-70 win for the Panthers on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Radford's No. 122 nationally ranked offense (70.3 points per game) against a Panthers defense that sits as the No. 178 at 66.5 PPG. The Highlanders have been averaging 42.3% from the field, less than the Panthers have managed so far this season (42.6% on average).
Defensively, High Point features the nation's No. 85-rated defense on the road, allowing 65.7 points per game. Radford, meanwhile, comes in at No. 121 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for High Point, they were a 74-61 winner as they battled Winthrop on the road. The Panthers got 13 points from Adam Weary as High Point ran past Winthrop 74-61 on Saturday at Winthrop Coliseum.
Radford was an 81-74 loser in its last match at home against Charleston Southern. The Highlanders got 19 points from R.J. Price, but it was Charleston Southern that prevailed in an 81-74 final on Saturday at Dedmon Center.
High Point home to Gardner-Webb, Saturday, January 12
Radford at UNC Asheville, Saturday, January 12