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Lancers vs Cougars College Hoops Game Preview

Longwood LancersBYU Cougars
Nov 18, 9:00 PM | Marriott Center

Longwood Lancers vs BYU Cougars Odds


A key college battle sees the visiting Lancers travelling to BYU Friday to take on the Cougars on Friday.

The Cougars sit at 1-1 (0-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Lancers are currently 1-2 (0-0 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? BYU is 0-1 OU, and Longwood is 0-0 OU.

View Longwood vs BYU Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Cougars, most recently No. 10 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Lancers, who rate No. 275 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 79-74 victory for the Cougars.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits BYU's No. 204-ranked offense, averaging 67.5 PPG, against a Lancers defense that ranks No. 313 at 79.3 PPG. The Cougars field goal percentage has averaged 48% so far, more than the Lancers marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.1% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Longwood owns the country's No. 1-rated mark, allowing 0 points per game on the highway. BYU, on the other hand, rates No. 164 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Longwood was an 87-83 loser at home against Canisius. Jeremiah Bowman went off for 27 points and added 2 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Canisius handed Longwood an 87-83 defeat at Willet Hall.

BYU was a 73-52 winner in their most recent outing at home against BYU Hawaii. BYU cruised to victory on Tuesday, running BYU Hawaii out of the gym and running up a 73-52 score at Marriott Center.

BYU Cougars Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

A few Lancers at Cougars trends to consider:
BYU is 23-2 SU in its last 25 games at home
BYU is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games

Next up:
Longwood at Nevada, Tuesday, November 22
BYU home to Prairie View A&M, Tuesday, November 22