College Basketball Picks 1/9/21 | Chris’ Picks

College Basketball Picks 1/9/21

Miami vs NC State

The first game on Saturday’s card is an ACC showdown between Miami and NC State. NC State comes into this game as the 45th ranked team in the Hot Tip Bet rankings with Miami coming in at 105. NC State has done a very good job shooting the three making 37% of there shots. Miami on the other hand is only making 27.1% of there shots from three. My pick for this game is NC State -6.5.

UMBC vs New Hampshire

UMBC comes into this game against New Hampshire at 7-2 on the season. UMBC has done a great job shooting the ball this season with a 52.4 effective field goal percentage. New Hampshire has not shot nearly as well with only a 43.6 effective field goal percentage. The pick for this game is UMBC +1.

Kentucky vs Florida

In a season that Kentucky has struggled to win games they are taking on Florida this weekend. Florida comes into this game with on of the better offenses in the country. Florida is 23rd in offesive efficacy and Kentucky has the 82nd most efficient offense. I am on Florida -4.5 in this game.

Santa Clara vs Saint Mary’s

The next game on the card is Santa Clara taking on Saint Mary’s. Saint Mary’s has done a very good job shooting the basketball with an effective field goal percentage of 51.2%. Santa Clara is only shooting at a 42.7 effective field goal percentage. The play for this game is Saint Mary’s -9.

Cal Baptist vs Utah Valley

The final play on the card is Cal Baptist playing Utah Valley. Cal Baptist has done a really good job shooting the three at 38%. Utah Valley on the other hand is only hitting 30.4% of their three-point shots. My pick for this game is Cal Baptist.


  • NC State -6.5
  • UMBC +1
  • Florida -4.5
  • Siant Mary’s -9
  • Cal Baptist +3.5


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