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Liberty Flames vs Radford Highlanders Odds
Liberty travels to Radford on Saturday, hoping to boost its 10-20 record with a victory over the Highlanders.
This season, the Highlanders are 13-17 overall and 0-1 ATS ATS, while the Flames are 10-20 and 1-3 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Radford boasts a 0-1 on the OU, and Liberty is 1-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Highlanders at No. 227 and the Flames at No. 203 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 68-66 result in favor of the Highlanders.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Flames is ranked No. 150 in NCAA hoops at 35.4 per game. Contrast that with Radford’s No. 76 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Radford is the No. 154-ranked team in the country at 6.3 per game, while Liberty rates No. 108 at 6.8 per game.
Defensively, Liberty features the nation's No. 278-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.9 points per game. Radford, meanwhile, comes in at No. 147 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Liberty, they were an 83-66 loser as they battled VMI at home. Liberty suffered an 83-66 loss against VMI on Tuesday, getting 20 points from John Caleb Sanders in a losing effort at Vines Center.
In their last action, Radford was a 63-58 winner on the road against High Point. Rashun Davis scored 17 points leading the Highlanders to a 63-58 victory over High Point at Millis Center on Wednesday.