Winthrop Eagles vs Presbyterian Blue Hose Odds
Winthrop pays a visit to Presbyterian on Saturday, hoping to send the Blue Hose to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Furman Pinson Arena.
Presbyterian will face the 11-13 Eagles, who own a 1-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Blue Hose are 0-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Eagles are 0-1 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Blue Hose at No. 337 and the Eagles at No. 190 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 63-55 result in favor of the Eagles.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Eagles rank No. 230 in NCAA Division 1 with 33.5 per game. That compares with Presbyterian’s No. 339 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Presbyterian is college basketball's No. 204-ranked team at 5.8 per game, while the Eagles rate No. 156 with 6.2 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Winthrop owns the country's No. 88-rated mark, allowing 65.9 points per game on the highway. Presbyterian, on the other hand, rates No. 238 in scoring at home.
Winthrop won its last outing, a 70-65 result against Charleston Southern on February 13. The Eagles grabbed a 70-65 win over the Buccaneers on Wednesday, behind a 20-point effort from Andre Smith at Winthrop Coliseum.
Presbyterian lost its last outing, a 60-53 result against Coastal Carolina on February 13. Presbyterian got 16 points from Khalid Mutakabbir but lost anyway, 60-53, to Coastal Carolina on Wednesday at Furman Pinson Arena.
Winthrop at Gardner-Webb, Tuesday, February 19
Presbyterian at Charleston Southern, Tuesday, February 19