Radford Presbyterian Betting Preview
Presbyterian Blue Hose vs Radford Highlanders Odds
The Presbyterian Blue Hose will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Highlanders in Radford at Dedmon Center on Saturday in college basketball action.
Radford will face the 6-18 Blue Hose, who own a 0-2 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Highlanders are 0-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Blue Hose are 0-0 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 228-ranked Highlanders and the No. 336-rated Blue Hose in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 66-59 win for the Highlanders on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Radford's No. 183 nationally ranked offense (67.4 points per game) against a Blue Hose defense that sits as the No. 264 at 70.3 PPG. The Highlanders have been averaging 40.7% from the field, less than the Blue Hose have managed so far this season (45.6% on average).
Defensively, Presbyterian features the nation's No. 294-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.2 points per game. Radford, meanwhile, comes in at No. 146 nationally in scoring at home.
Presbyterian was a 57-54 winner in their most recent outing at home against Gardner-Webb. Eric Washington scored 13 points leading the Blue Hose to a 57-54 victory over Gardner-Webb at Furman Pinson Arena on Wednesday.
In their last action, Radford was a 75-70 loser on the road against Liberty. Radford got 23 points and 13 rebounds from Javonte Green in a losing cause in their 75-70 loss to Liberty on Tuesday.
Presbyterian home to Coastal Carolina, Wednesday, February 13
Radford at VMI, Wednesday, February 13