High Point Panthers vs Winthrop Eagles Odds
High Point pays a visit to Winthrop on Saturday, hoping to send the Eagles to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Winthrop Coliseum.
This season, the Eagles are 6-6 overall and 1-0 ATS ATS, while the Panthers are 5-7 and 0-2 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Winthrop boasts a 0-1 on the OU, and High Point is 1-1.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 90 (Eagles) and the No. 134 (Panthers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 70-65 result in favor of the Panthers has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Panthers is ranked No. 59 in NCAA hoops at 38.8 per game. Contrast that with Winthrop’s No. 206 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Winthrop is the No. 192-ranked team in the country at 6 per game, while High Point rates No. 329 at 4.1 per game.
Defensively, High Point features the nation's No. 111-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.6 points per game. Winthrop, meanwhile, comes in at No. 310 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for High Point, they were a 76-74 winner as they battled Austin Peay at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 6.5-point favorite. The Panthers got a terrific 25-point effort from John Brown as High Point defeated Austin Peay 76-74 on Saturday at McKenzie Arena.
Winthrop was a 64-57 loser in its last match at home against North Carolina Central. The Eagles endured a 64-57 loss at the hands of the Eagles on Wednesday, despite a 16-point effort from Derrick Henry at Winthrop Coliseum.
High Point at Radford, Wednesday, January 9
Winthrop at Charleston Southern, Wednesday, January 9