Presbyterian Blue Hose take on Eagles in NCAA basketball test
Presbyterian Blue Hose vs Winthrop Eagles Odds
Winthrop Coliseum features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Winthrop Eagles and the visiting Presbyterian Blue Hose in college hoops action on Wednesday.
Winthrop will face the 3-14 Blue Hose, who own a 0-2 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Eagles are 0-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Blue Hose are 0-0 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Eagles rated this week at No. 163 and the Blue Hose sitting at No. 325. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 61-53 result in favor of the Eagles.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Winthrop has the nation's No. 314-rated offensive output, at 60.3 PPG. The visiting Blue Hose defense ranks No. 274 allowing on average 70.9 PPG. The Eagles FG% has averaged 40.9% so far, less than the Blue Hose marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.1% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Presbyterian owns the country's No. 300-rated mark, allowing 76.7 points per game on the highway. Winthrop, on the other hand, rates No. 312 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Presbyterian, they were a 62-46 loser as they battled Campbell at home. Khalid Mutakabbir scored 18 points in a futile effort to lead the Blue Hose to a win (they lost 62-46 to Campbell at Furman Pinson Arena on Saturday).
In their last action, Winthrop was a 72-54 loser on the road against VMI. Winthrop got 16 points from Gideon Gamble but lost anyway, 72-54, to VMI on Saturday at Cameron Hall.
Presbyterian home to Liberty, Saturday, January 19
Winthrop at Campbell, Saturday, January 19